April 14, 1973
Adrien Brody’s Place of Birth:
Queens, New York
Adrien Brody is an American actor and film producer who has a net worth of $16 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Adrien Brody struggled to make a name for himself early in his career, getting roles in lesser-seen films that earned him critical recognition but failed to put him in the public spotlight.
Role That Got Him Noticed:
Although Adrien Brody’s been working in films since the early 1990’s, it was his performance in the 2002 film The Pianist that grabbed everyone’s attention. Brody picked up the Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Wladyslaw Szpilman in The Pianist, earning him a spot in Oscar history as the youngest actor to win the Best Actor Oscar.
Famous Family Member:
Brody’s mother is The Village Voice photographer Sylvia Plachy.
Notable Movie Credits:
New York Stories, King of the Hill, Angels in the Outfield, Solo, The Undertaker’s Wedding, Restaurant, The Thin Red Line, Summer of Sam, Bread and Roses, Harrison’s Flowers, Love the Hard Way, Affair of the Necklace, Dummy, The Pianist, The Singing Detective, The Village, The Jacket, King Kong, Hollywoodland, The Darjeeling Limited, The Brothers Bloom, Cadillac Records, Splice, Giallo, and Predators.