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.
Amanda Righetti: Then
In the first two seasons, Rightetti played Kirsten Cohen's (Kelly Rowan) spoiled younger sister Hailey Nichol. After squandering her trust fund, she returned to Newport Beach. She alter became a stripper in L.A. before romancing Jimmy Cooper (Tate Donovan); the pair later moved to Hawaii.