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.
Nikki Reed: Then
For six episodes in Season 3, Reed played Sadie Campbell, who arrived in Orange County after the accidental death of her surfer cousin, Johnny Harper (Ryan Donowho). She briefly dated Ryan Atwood (Benjamin McKenzie) before leaving Newport Beach to restart her jewelry-making business.