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.
Adam Brody: Now
Brody (whose real-life relationship with costar Rachel Bilson ended in December 2006) transitioned to movies after The O.C. ended, appearing in 2007's In the Land of Women (opposite Meg Ryan), 2009's Jennifer's Body (opposite Megan Fox) and 2011's The Oranges (opposite future girlfriend Leighton Meester). Brody also guest-starred in three episodes of Showtime's House of Lies in 2013.