CLAIM TO FAME:
Mischa Barton is best known for her role as Marissa Cooper in the Fox television series The O.C. (2003-2006), for which she received two Teen Choice Awards and a Prism Award nomination. Entertainment Weekly named her the "It Girl" of 2003.
WHERE IS SHE NOW:
Mischa has since appeared in the comedy remake St Trinian's (2007) and the Richard Attenborough-directed drama Closing the Ring (2007). She also starred in the neo noir comedy, Assassination of a High School President (2008), the Roland Joffé drama, You and I (2008) and the horror Homecoming (2009).
She returned to television, starring in the short-lived Ashton Kutcher-produced CW series, The Beautiful Life: TBL in 2009 and made a guest-appearance in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2010. Her upcoming releases include the historical drama, Bhopal: Prayer for Rain and the horror remake, Apartment 1303 3D.