Mischa Barton

TV Actress

Mischa Barton was born in Hammersmith, England, United Kingdom on January 24th, 1986 and is the TV Actress. At the age of 38, Mischa Barton biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Mischa Anne Marsden Barton, Meesh, Meep
Date of Birth
January 24, 1986
Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Hammersmith, England, United Kingdom
38 years old
Zodiac Sign
$2.5 Million
Actor, Child Actor, Film Actor, Model, Stage Actor, Television Actor
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Mischa Barton Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 38 years old, Mischa Barton has this physical status:

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Eye Color
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Mischa Barton Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Roman Catholicism
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St. Paul’s Girls’ School, Professional Children’s School, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Mischa Barton Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
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Dating / Affair
Brandon Davis (2004-2005), Cisco Adler (2005-2007), Jamie Dornan (2007), Brandon Silverfield (2007), Taylor Locke (2007-2008), Brett Simon (2008), Luke Pritchard (2008-2009), Josh Hartnett (2008), Ali Love (2010-2012), Sebastian Knapp (2012-2013), Alan Cappelli Goetz (2014), Andrea Iervolino (2014), James Abercrombie (2017-2019, 2019-Present)
Paul Marsden Barton, Nuala
Hania (Younger Sister), Zoe (Older Sister) (Barrister based in London)
Mischa Barton Life

Mischa Barton, born 24 January 1986, is a British-Irish-American film, television, and stage actress.

She began her acting career on stage, appearing in Tony Kushner's Slavs! At the Lincoln Center in New York City, James Lapine's Twelve Dreams took the lead.

With a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children (1996) and voicing a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon series KaBlam, she made her screen debut. (1996–97).

Sam Rockwell's first big film role was as the protagonist of Lawn Dogs (1997), a drama co-starring Sam Rockwell.

She appeared in major films such as Notting Hill (1999) and M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller The Sixth Sense (1999).

Pups (1999) was her first appearance in the indie crime drama Pups (1999). Barton appeared in the independent drama Lost and Delirious (2001) and guest-starred on ABC's Once and Again (2001–02).

In the Fox television series The O.C., she appeared as Marissa Cooper. (2003–06) For which she received two Teen Choice Awards, she was recognized in two separate publications.

Barton came to mainstream prominence, and Entertainment Weekly named her the "It Girl" of 2003. Barton has since appeared in the comedy remake St Trinian's (2006), the Richard Attenborough-directed drama Closing the Ring (2007) and Assassination of a High School President (2008).

She returned to television in the short-lived Ashton Kutcher-produced CW series The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009).

In 2012, she returned to the stage, playing in the Irish production of Steel Magnolias.

She appeared alongside Martin Sheen in Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014).

She has received acclaim for her work in independent films, with the Los Angeles Times lauding her "standout" role in Starcrossed (2014).

Barton has been seen in MTV's The Hills: A New Beginnings, a rerun of the hit show The Hills.

Early life

Barton was born in Hammersmith, London, to Nuala Quinn-Barton, an Irish mother, and Paul Marsden Barton, a foreign exchange broker from Manchester.

Her maternal grandfather was an Irish language professor at Queen's University Belfast. Hania (younger) and Zoe (older), the former a barrister in London, have two sisters. Barton has claimed that she attended St. Paul's Girls' School in Hammersmith for a brief period, but that her father's work brought the family to New York City when Barton was five years old. She became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 2006 but retained her British citizenship. Based on her mother's information, she is also eligible for Irish citizenship.

Barton graduated from the Professional Children's School in Manhattan in 2004 and undertook Acting Shakespeare at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London in June and July 2006, at Sir Richard Attenborough's request, after being directed in Closing the Ring.

Personal life

Barton bought a home in Beverly Hills at age nineteen and sold it in 2016. She had been in long-term friendships with the oil heir, musician Cisco Adler, and Australian model James Abercrombie. Barton won a revenge porn lawsuit against her estranged husband Jon Zacharias, which barred him from selling a sex tape of her.

Barton said in a guest essay published in Harper's Bazaar in 2021, she felt "sexualized" in her earlier film roles, as well as becoming a "strange sex symbol" at 13 in Asia, where her film Pups attracted a lot of attention. She also admitted that she was under pressure to leave her virginity at 18 years old when she joined The OC as her character was sexually active. Barton also confirmed that persistent media scrutiny and paparazzi intrusion contributed to her suffering from PTSD.

Barton served as the spokesperson for Climate Star in 2009, an organization that combats global warming through social and legislative activism. In 2007, she began working with QVC to raise funds for women's cancer research.

Barton was a spokesperson for the SAFE (Skin Awareness for Everyone) campaign in 2006 and later lent her name to the TRAID campaign (Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development), a charity that supports Visa Swap. Barton also served as an ambassador for Save the Children and the "One Water" campaign, which brings water to rural Africa's rural areas, in 2007, and was on the board of the Lupus Research Committee in Los Angeles.


Mischa Barton Career


Barton began acting at the age of eight and appeared in the Off-Broadway premiere of the 1994 play, Slavs!, directed by Tony Kushner. Barton's "so fine" and "chillingly convincing" appearances were lauded by Vincent Canby of The New York Times. "She is also a darling little girl [that] has consummate charm," a New York magazine praised her as "a darling little girl [that] displays consummate charm." She appeared in several other Off-Broadway productions, including Marysa Tomei at Lincoln Center, playing a leading role in James Lapine's Twelve Dreams. Canby praised Barton once more, noting that she "has a sweet gravity as the doomed Emma." Barton appeared in Catherine Butterfield's Where the Truth Lies, which opened at the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York in 1996. "The winning kid actors, Brittany Boyd and Mischa Barton, are already mature enough not to overplay the naivete and precocity of their respective characters," the New York Times noted. In 1997, she appeared alongside Dianne Wiest at The Public Theater in Naomi Wallace's One Flea Spare. The New York production went on to win the Obie Award for Best Play.

She made her film debut in Lawn Dogs, which received accolades at international film festivals. Barton received a lot of attention for her work, with Janet Maslin of The New York Times lauding her "poised" appearance and Empire recognizing her "hypnotic central performance." Barton appeared in Notting Hill (1999) and The Sixth Sense (1999). Both films were highly acclaimed and commercially lucrative, with each earning $363,889,700 and $672,292. She appeared in Pups, a "Dog Day Afternoon" for the MTV generation, alongside Burt Reynolds; her co-star Cameron Van Hoy, and film critic Roger Ebert said their role in the film "two of the most natural and freed performances I have seen by actors of any age."

Barton debuted on television in 1994 as a young Corvina Lang in flashbacks from the soap opera All My Children. She returned to the show in 1996, replacing Michelle Trachtenberg in the role of Lily Benton Montgomery. Katie Singer, Jessie Sammler's (Evan Rachel Wood) companion, appeared in eight episodes of the television show Once and Again as Jessie Sammler's (Evan Rachel Wood) girlfriend. She returned to film in 2001 and appeared in Lost and Delirious, a Canadian drama based on Susan Swan's book The Wives of Bath. Mixed reactions were given to Barton's co-star Piper Perabo and Jessica Paré, but the film's performances were highly praised. She appeared in Julie Johnson (2001) alongside Lili Taylor and Courtney Love, portraying the daughter of a lesbian woman in a lesbian relationship. Barton appeared in the independent teen drama Tart (2001) with Brad Renfro and Dominique Swain.

A Fox series Fastlane (2003) was one of several television appearances. In James Blunt's "Goodbye My Lover" (2004) and Enrique Iglesias' music video "Addicted" (2003), she appears as the love interest.

The O.C., a Fox television series about affluent teenagers with turbulent personal lives who live in scenic Orange County, California, premiered in August 2003. Due to the show's large fanbase, it became a hit overnight, and Marissa Cooper's fame was boosted as a result of her appearance as Marissa Cooper. In the third season finale in May 2006, Barton resigned from the show. Barton received multiple Teen Choice Awards during her time on the program. "Next Big Thing" was also praised by Glamour as the "Next Big Thing." The O.C. was a newspaper published in the United States. During its third and fourth seasons, the company's ratings dropped sharply, and it came to a close in early 2007.

Barton appeared on the British comedy variety show The Friday Night Project as a guest host in July 2006. Barton appeared in the films The Oh in Ohio and the comedy film Virgin Territory with Hayden Christensen in 2007. In Richard Attenborough's war drama Closing the Ring, she co-starred Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer. "Her ability to convey pain and sadness, aspiration, and trembling," Attenborough said. "She lends her character a beguiling vulnerability," the Independent writer added. She appeared in the British comedy St Trinians (2007), where she appeared as a former head girl of the school advising current senior students on fashion and style. Barton appeared in the Russian band t.A.T.u.'s international film titled You and I later in 2007. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2008 and was released theatrically in Russia in 2011.

She appeared in Assassination of a High School President (2008), co-starring Bruce Willis, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Barton's "captivating" appearance was lauded by the Hollywood Reporter. In March 2009, she appeared in the horror film Walled In, which was released straight-to-DVD. It received mixed reviews, but her results were lauded, with IGN describing her performance as "terrible." In July 2009, her next horror film, Homecoming, was limited to the public. Barton was unable to attend the premiere of the psychological thriller due to a medical condition. Don't Fade Away, a 2009 film, also starred. A Prayer for Rain, a biopic of the Bhopal gas tragedy, began filming in early 2009.

In a December 2007 interview, she said she would return to television for the right cause; "It's not that I dislike watching television at all." It would be interesting to have more creative control over where the storylines go or the characters appear. Of course, it was for the right cause." She appeared in 2009 as one of the main characters on The Beautiful Life a new series on The CW. After broadcasting two episodes, the series was ultimately cancelled on September 25, 2009. The technology firm HP won the show's sponsorship in December 2009, airing the show's five episodes on YouTube. In an episode that aired on March 3, 2010, she appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Since being primarily filming horror and thriller films, she has appeared in The Sibling, Cyberstalker, a Lifetime television film, and Apartment 1303 3D, the English-language adaptation of the Japanese horror film Apartment 1303. Barton appeared in Mark Edwin Robinson's supernatural romance drama Into the Dark with Ryan Eggold.

Barton discussed her latest obsession with the horror genre in May 2012 in a series of Homecoming, Apartment 1303, and Sibling "I actually became obsessed with the genre." I can't tell you. Since I never watched it when I was younger, it was way too scary for me." "I think I've gone through my little phase, for the time," Barton said. Barton appeared in Everybody's on the Run's music video in June. Barton appeared in a British production of Steel Magnolias in July 2012, playing Shelby. On September 12, it premiered at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, followed by a national tour. Barton was lauded for her appearance at the premiere. "Barton sparkles from the moment she steps on stage," the Evening Herald wrote. "Barton's Shelby is instantly magnetic."

Barton appeared on the 22nd season of Dancing with the Stars on March 8, 2016. Artem Chigvintsev, a professional dancer, was paired with her. Barton and Chigvintsev were banned from the tournament on April 4th, 2016 and finished in eleventh place. Barton was lauded later this year for her role in the independent drama Starcrossed. Katie Walsh characterized how "Barton is a standout as the alluring, broken young woman who masks as much as she reveals." Barton was later praised for her role in Deserted, a psychological survival tale written and directed by Ashley Avis. Barton is a young woman who is recently released from jail and embarks on a soul-searching journey into the desert with her brother Robin, played by Jackson Davis. "Barton is well-cast, grounded, and burdened"; ""She delivers one of her best shows in years." Barton appeared in The Cat and the Moon, Alex Wolff's debut in directorial debut, in 2018.

MTV revealed The Hills: New Beginnings, a reboot of The Hills, which is set to premiere in 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards. Barton was revealed as part of the new series's cast. She did not return for the second season. Barton appeared in Spree, a film festival that starred Joe Keery of Stranger Things, and premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Barton was selected to appear in the crime thriller film Invitation To A Murder, directed by Stephen Shimek, in October 2021.


After announcing her undiscovered affair with Ben McKenzie of The OC, Mischa Barton shines in a star-studded New York Knicks game

www.dailymail.co.uk, March 1, 2024
Mischa Barton bowed as she sat courtside at Madison Square Garden to watch the New York Knicks face the Boston Celtics. This month, the 38-year-old actress revealed that she had a mystery offscreen romance with her co-star Ben McKenzie on The OC. Since Ben was 25 and she was just 17, her bombshell revelation became a point of debate.

The O.C. is a city in Ohio. Fans were 'disgusted' after learning that Ben McKenzie dated Mischa Barton when he was 25 years old and she was 17

www.dailymail.co.uk, February 22, 2024
The actress, who is now 38, claims that the early romance paved a 'complicated' path for her early on in her career on the famous Fox teen drama. Although Ben and Mischa dated, Marissa Cooper and Ryan Atwood, respectively, were linked romantically in the series's plotline, the two women were mainly portrayed romantically.

Mischa Barton reveals that she dated The O.C. When she was 17 and he was 25, Ben McKenzie was 'It was kind of difficult for me.'

www.dailymail.co.uk, February 22, 2024
Mischa Barton says an early association with actor Ben McKenzie, who costarred on The O.C., paved a 'complicated' route for her early on in her career on the famous Fox teen drama. Marissa Cooper and Ryan Atwood, the 38-year-old actress, claims she was 17 when she first encountered a 25-year-old McKenzie as their respective characters, Marissa Cooper and Ryan Atwood, were romantically linked in the series's storyline.

Mischa Barton Says She & Ben McKenzie Secretly Dated When She Was Underage!

perezhilton.com, February 21, 2024
The O.C.'s octagon was a member of the O.C. fans, prepare yourselves for a bombshell confession from Mischa Barton! You may recall that she and her co-star Ben McKenzie dated back when they were on the show together from 2003 to 2006, before Mischa left in 2006. The pair denied the allegations for years, with The Hills: New Beginnings alum even telling Cosmopolitan in 2004 that the allegations were "very strange." Why? Because she was so young when she started on the show! She was actually a teen unlike the majority of the cast members. And Ben, unlike TV boyfriend Ryan, was a grown man.

Mischa Barton Claimed At 19 She Was Told To Have Sex With Leonardo DiCaprio!

perezhilton.com, February 10, 2023
The recent Leonardo DiCaprio romance rumors just won’t go away! It's also unknown if the Don't Look Up actor is even dating model Eden Polani for real. Despite their apparent age difference — he's 48, and she's 19 — everyone bought it together on what seemed to be a potential date. Their age is about the same as Pedro Pascal (47) and Bella Ramsay (19) from The Last Of Us. Oh, and Stranger Things (47) and Millie Bobby Brown (19 in two weeks). In other words, they should most likely be playing father figures on sci-fi shows rather than hooking up.

Mischa Barton & James Abercrombie Call It Quits!

perezhilton.com, August 9, 2019
Mischa Barton and James Abercrombie break up! According to an E! After first dating in the spring of 2017, the Hills: New Beginnings actor and the Australian model resigned on Friday, according to a news source.
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