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Mischa Barton is a Actor British born on 24 january 1986 at Hammersmith (United-kingdom)

Mischa Barton

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Birth name Mischa Anne Marsden Barton
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 24 january 1986 (38 years) at Hammersmith (United-kingdom)

Mischa Anne Barton (born 24 January 1986) is an English-Irish film, television, and stage actress, and occasional fashion model with British, Irish, and American citizenship. She began her acting career on the stage, appearing in Tony Kushner's Slavs! and took the lead in James Lapine's Twelve Dreams at New York's Lincoln Center. She made her screen debut with a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children (1996). She then voiced a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon series KaBlam! (1996–1997). Her first major film role was as the protagonist of Lawn Dogs (1997), an acclaimed drama co-starring Sam Rockwell. She continued acting, appearing in major box office pictures such as the romantic comedy, Notting Hill (1999) and M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller, The Sixth Sense (1999). She also starred in the critically acclaimed indie crime drama Pups (1999).

She later appeared in the independent drama, Lost and Delirious (2001) and played Evan Rachel Wood's girlfriend during a guest-arc on ABC's Once and Again (2001–2002). She is best known for her role as Marissa Cooper in the Fox television series The O.C. (2003–2006), for which she received two Teen Choice Awards and a Prism Award nomination. The role catapulted Barton into mainstream fame, and Entertainment Weekly named her the "It Girl" of 2003.

She has since appeared in the comedy remake St Trinian's (2007), the Richard Attenborough-directed drama Closing the Ring (2007) and Assassination of a High School President (2008). She returned to television, starring in the short-lived Ashton Kutcher-produced CW series, The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009). In 2012, she returned to the stage, performing in the Irish production of Steel Magnolias.


Barton purchased a house in Los Angeles at age nineteen, which she shares with her parents; she splits her time between there and apartments in London and New York.

Barton's previous boyfriends have included Cisco Adler, Taylor Locke, Jamie Dornan, Brett Simon, and Brandon Davis (grandson of Marvin Davis). In mid-2007, she briefly dated magician Brandon Silverfield, making a number of appearances as a special guest assistant in his Las Vegas magic show being beheaded by a guillotine and sawed in half in his "Impossible Sawing" illusion. In December 2008, there were reports that she was dating The Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard. The reports were confirmed during the relationship by Pritchard; Barton only confirmed the relationship after the pair split in March 2009, writing on her blog: "I think Luke is a great guy, but the type better suited as a friend. We have a surprising amount of mutual friends in England and I don't regret our time together, I just couldn't keep it going."

Charitable affiliations
Barton is currently the spokesperson for Climate Star, an organization that fights global warming through social and legislative activism. Barton has worked with the home shopping company QVC to raise funds for women's cancer research.

In 2006, Barton also became a spokesperson for the SAFE (Skin Awareness for Everyone) campaign and also lent her name to the TRAID campaign (Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development) in association with Visa Swap. Barton is an ambassador for Save the Children and the "One Water" campaign which brings water to remote locations in Africa, and is on the board of the "Lupus Research Committee" in Los Angeles.

Legal troubles
Barton was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, and driving without a valid license on 27 December 2007.
She was stopped by the police during the early morning hours in West Hollywood, California when she was seen "straddling the lanes and failing to signal for a turn". Police discovered during the traffic stop that Barton "was an unlicensed driver and was driving while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage". She was detained and released later the same morning from the West Hollywood Sheriff Station on US$10,000 bail. On 11 January 2008, Barton called into Ryan Seacrest's syndicated radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest and said, "I was pulled over... just that. Obviously, I'm 100 percent responsible for my actions in this case and I'm really disappointed in myself... I don't know what to say about it, except that I'm not perfect and I just don't ever intend to do something this stupid again."

Barton was subsequently charged with two misdemeanors: driving without a valid license; and a DUI.

On 21 January 2010, Barton was sued by her New York landlord for refusing to pay three months of $7,000 per month rent on her apartment.

In August 2015, Barton sued her own mother for "breach of contract" and "theft" over a house they own in Beverly Hills, California.

Psychiatric confinement
In July 2009, after seeking medical attention for a tooth infection, Barton was sectioned for two weeks under a 5150 that allows a psychiatrist to involuntarily confine a person deemed to have a mental disorder that makes them a danger to themselves and others. She said of the incident, "If they feel you are depressed or a danger to yourself they can hold you on a 5150. I am terrified of needles and they wanted to pump me full of drugs and I said, "No, absolutely not. I don't want to be here," and got into a fight with the nurses, and that led to my 5150.

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Filmography of Mischa Barton (31 films)

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Monsters at Large, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Adventure
Actors Mischa Barton, Austin St. John, Stephen Tobolowsky
Roles Katie Parker
Rating50% 2.519312.519312.519312.519312.51931
Un groupe d’enfants créée une organisation, afin de se débarrasser des monstres qui hantent les lits du voisinage.
Into the Darkness
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Mischa Barton, John Schneider, Kiowa Gordon, Anna Enger, Dalal Bruchmann, Russ Russo
Roles Allie.

A group of friends descend upon a remote wilderness area in celebration of Ridge and Allie's return after a year spent out West. Their decision to embark on a short exploration of a nearby cave turns into a horrific struggle for survival.
L.A. Slasher, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Crime
Actors Mischa Barton, David Bautista, Andrew Roane Dick, Eric Roberts, Danny Trejo, Frank Collison
Roles The Actress
Rating33% 1.6559251.6559251.6559251.6559251.655925
Incensed by the tabloid culture which celebrates it, the L.A. Slasher publicly abducts a series of reality TV stars, while the media and general public in turn begin to question if society is better off without them. A biting, social satire about reality TV and the glorification of people who are famous for simply being famous, "L.A. Slasher" explores why it has become acceptable and even admirable for people to become influential and wealthy based on no merit or talent - purely through notoriety achieved through shameful behavior.
A Prayer for Rain, 1h36
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Disaster films
Actors Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton, Kal Penn, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Rajpal Yadav, Rajpal Yadav
Roles Eva
Rating70% 3.543453.543453.543453.543453.54345
In 1984, a few months before the disaster, Dilip (Rajpal Yadav), a rickshaw driver, loses his pay source as his rickshaw breaks down while transporting an employee to the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal. Dilip lives in the slums around the plant with his wife, a son and his sister. He gets a job in the plant as a labourer, and is happy since his daily wage is restored.
Homefront (2013)
, 1h40
Directed by Gary Fleder
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Clancy Brown, Vincent D'Onofrio
Rating65% 3.2557353.2557353.2557353.2557353.255735
In New Orleans, Louisiana, DEA Agent Phil Broker (Jason Statham) is undercover in a biker gang, led by Danny T (Chuck Zito). During a bust on the gang's meth lab, Broker's cover is broken, and Danny T is arrested, but the latter's son Jojo commits suicide by cop. A distraught Danny T swears revenge on Broker; disturbed by what happened, Broker quits his job.
I Will Follow You Into the Dark
Directed by Mark Edwin Robinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Ghost films
Actors Mischa Barton, Ryan Eggold, Leah Pipes, Jaz Martin, John Rubinstein, Melinda Y. Cohen
Roles Sophia Monet
Rating45% 2.2588152.2588152.2588152.2588152.258815
Sophia Monet is a young woman battling depression after losing both her parents in the last six months. She becomes increasingly isolated and convinces herself that she'll never see her parents again, dismissing any notion of an afterlife. She is drawn out of this flux when she meets a new love interest, Adam. After Adam's mysterious disappearance, Sophia becomes determined to track him down. Her search leads to an eerie apartment building, where passing the threshold means leaving the living and entering the realm of the dead.
A Resurrection, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Mischa Barton, Michael Clarke Duncan, Devon Sawa, Stuart Stone
Roles Jessie
Rating39% 1.9589751.9589751.9589751.9589751.958975
Set during a single day and night at a high school, Jessie (Barton), a guidance counselor, Addison (Duncan), the school principal and local police officer, Travis (Sawa) are the central characters of a "whodunit" as murder sweeps the school. Jessie attempts to help a mentally disturbed student, Eli who is convinced that his dead brother will return and seek vengeance against the high school students that played a part in his death. His brother was killed after being run-over in a car allegedly driven by the group of high school students. Eli takes his brother's body to a witch who implants a spirit in the corpse. The witch informs Eli that his brother's spirit will rise after six days and will only rest again after committing six murders.
Apartment 1303 3D, 1h41
Directed by Daniel Fridell
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films about suicide, Ghost films
Actors Mischa Barton, Rebecca De Mornay, Julianne Michelle, Corey Sevier, John Diehl, Jessica Harris
Roles Lara Slate
Rating25% 1.2811651.2811651.2811651.2811651.281165
Following a family dispute, Janet moves out of the home she shares with her older sister, Lara and their single mother, Maddie. She moves into apartment 1303 on the thirteenth floor of a downtown Detroit apartment building. A nine-year-old neighbor, Emily, explains to Janet that a previous occupant of her new apartment killed herself. Strange things begin to occur in the apartment and when Janet appears bruised at work, she rebuffs concerns that her boyfriend, Mark, is abusing her and blames the marks on sleepwalking.
Beauty and the Least, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Mischa Barton, Melora Hardin, Katharine Towne, David Sullivan, Ben Lyons, Michael Hobert
Roles Amy Warner
Rating42% 2.129692.129692.129692.129692.12969
Ben Banks, the 28-year-old journalism student, is a stoner who constantly avoids responsibility and happens to be on the 12-year plan at the local two-year community college. Ben Banks, the movie, asks: What would it take to awaken ambition in this guy? The answer: A local conspiracy, a dead body, and a gorgeous woman (Mischa Barton) with a troubled past.
Cyberstalker, 1h32
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Mischa Barton, Ron Lea, Dan Levy, Marco Grazzini, Daniel Levy, Natalie Brown
Roles Aiden Ashley
Rating40% 2.027762.027762.027762.027762.02776
Aiden Ashley's family life was torn apart thirteen years earlier when her online stalker tracked her down to her home and in an avalanche of terror, murdered both her parents. Her stalker fled the crime scene without ever revealing his face to Aiden.
You and I
You and I (2011)
, 1h40
Directed by Roland Joffé
Origin Russie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Mischa Barton, Shantel VanSanten, Anton Yelchin, Charlie Creed-Miles, Bronson Pinchot, Helena Mattsson
Roles Lana
Rating45% 2.2571052.2571052.2571052.2571052.257105
The film is about Janie Sawyer, an American teenager who is forced to live in Moscow because of her father's job. Janie is trying to escape her lonely life in Moscow through her deep love of music and the internet. Janie and Lana Starkova meet on a fansite for the pop-band t.A.T.u. Trapped in a small Russian town, Lana wants desperately nothing more than to flee her mundane life causing the two girls to develop an instant connection through their love of t.A.T.u.'s music. The two girls adapt one of Lana's poems into a song and post it on the internet. t.A.T.u.'s manager hears the song being played by a corrupt music producer and he loves it. He later contacts the girls, instead of the producer, hoping they will allow t.A.T.u. to record the song without the producer. Janie and Lana's relationship then becomes the catalyst for a series of adventures through both the rock bottom and highlights of Moscow's society.
Don't Fade Away
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Mischa Barton, Ryan Kwanten, Beau Bridges, Ja Rule, Bianca Lawson, Wynn Everett
Roles Katherine Morrison
Rating49% 2.4677252.4677252.4677252.4677252.467725
Life was easy for Jackson White (Kwanten). With looks, brains, and athletic ability, the world's possibilities seemed limitless. But, when he came to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the music industry, he was so seduced by money and status that he lost track of who he was. Now, with both his personal and professional lives on the edge of ruin, he's been called home to care for his dying father. While in North Carolina and Los Angeles, he'll have to confront the friends he lost track of and the girl he never met.
Malice in Wonderland, 1h27
Directed by Simon Fellows
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Themes Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films
Actors Maggie Grace, Danny Dyer, Bronagh Gallagher, Matt King, Anthony Higgins, Nathaniel Parker
Rating57% 2.896852.896852.896852.896852.89685
A modern take on the famous fairy tale by Carroll, it is about a university student (Maggie Grace) who is knocked over by a black cab in London. When she wakes up, she has amnesia, lost in a world that is a long way from home—Wonderland. She is dragged through a crazy, twisted underworld filled with bizarre individuals and low-lifers, by the cab driver, Whitey (Danny Dyer). Confused, she tries to find out who she is, where she is from, and use what wits she has left to get back home safe.
Walled In
Walled In (2009)
, 1h30
Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Mischa Barton, Cameron Bright, Deborah Kara Unger, Noam Jenkins, Tim Allen, Pascal Greggory
Roles Sam Walczak
Rating47% 2.3548652.3548652.3548652.3548652.354865
Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton), is a recent engineering graduate. At her graduation party, her father, an owner of a demolition company, gives her a gift: a job supervising the demolition of a building in the middle of nowhere. If she's successful, she will become his partner. Sam arrives at the Malestrazza Building, and is greeted by Mary (Deborah Kara Unger), the caretaker. Sam tells Mary she will be staying in one of the apartments in the building. Jimmy (Cameron Bright), the caretaker's teenage son, takes her bags to her apartment and explains the rules of the building. She is to stay off the eighth floor because it is Malestrazza's and the roof because it is too dangerous.
Homecoming (2009)

Directed by Morgan Freeman, Morgan J. Freeman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Mischa Barton, Matt Long, Jessica Stroup, Michael Landes, Joshua Elijah Reese
Roles Shelby Mercer
Rating53% 2.658912.658912.658912.658912.65891
The film begins with Shelby (Mischa Barton) driving at night while crying and smoking a cigarette, which she drops and then hits someone who was standing in the path of the car.