Mischa Barton: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Mischa Barton attends the premiere of I Will Follow You Into the Dark
Mischa Barton gets personal with Us.  David Livingston/Getty Images

Mischa Barton is Sophia Monet in the new movie I Will Follow You Into the Dark, which is in theaters now. Here, the O.C. alum, 27, gets personal with Us!

1. I was born in London's Hammersmith Hospital. When I filmed Notting Hill, Hugh Grant told me he was born there too!

2. I enjoy writing in my journal.

3. I was very competitive in spelling bees in school. I love an extensive vocabulary.

4. As a toddler, I moved between Switzerland, Germany, and England.

5. I recently lived in Paris for a year.

6. I wear glasses.

7. One of my favorite places to vacation is the Maldives, where you can get a little house on the water.

8. My first dog was a sheepdog named Pandora.

9. I ride horses.

10. I'm friends with and a fan of Marilyn Manson.

11. If I'm ever in a funk, I just put on a Woody Allen film.

12. I'm obsessed with R&B and rap.

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13. In fact, the Beastie Boys gave me my nickname – it's "Baby Dragon."

14. I go to comedy nights constantly.

15. I have absolutely no tattoos or piercings. Even my ears aren't pierced!

16. I like helping friends in the recording studio. I'm in the background playing tambourine!

17. I want to get my pilot's license.

18. I still had my English accent until I was about 7 years old.

19. My dad's a wonderful cook; I get my love of cookbooks from him.

20. I learned to drive a car while on a film set in Kentucky when I was just a kid.

21. My first car was an electric-blue and white 1970 Cadillac Coupe de Ville convertible.

22. I'm reading Anna Karenina.

23. My mum wanted me to have an adventurous first name (Mischa) with a classic Catholic middle name (Anna).

24. I go to Earthbar daily for a cayenne, lemon and oregano drink. It burns and I love it!

25. I'm very private. I like the mystery in people's lives, not what they show others.

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