Created by Josh Schwartz, FOX's The O.C. premiered on Aug. 5, 2003 and ran for four seasons until Feb. 22, 2007. Starring Mischa Barton, Benjamin McKenzie, Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson as four teens living in the affluent community of Newport Beach, California, the primetime teen soap was broadcast in more than 50 countries and won 12 Teen Choice Awards.
Rachel Bilson: Now
Bilson focused on her film career, starring in 2008's Jumper (where she met boyfriend Hayden Christensen), 2009's New York, I Love You and 2011's L!fe Happens. She made guest appearances on NBC's Chuck and CBS' How I Met Your Mother before making a full-time return to TV in The CW's Hart of Dixie, which premiered in the fall of 2011.
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