Ten fun facts about Adrien Brody


Fact 1
Adrien Brody was 29 years old when he won the Best Actor Oscar for the film “The Pianist”, which was produced by the iconic Roman Polanski. When he won the award in 2003, he was the youngest actor to have claimed this particular Oscar.

Fact 2
Brody is a huge fan of hip-hop music. He has stated that his favorite hip-hop group is “The Beatnuts”.

Fact 3
Esquire Magazine named Adrien Brody the “Best Dressed Man in America” in the year 2004.


Fact 4
Adrien Brody caught the acting bug at a young age and by age 13, he had already appeared in a television movie and had performed Off-Broadway.

Fact 5
In order to prepare for his Oscar award-winning performance in “The Pianist” he lost 30 pounds and learned how to master the piano.

Fact 6
Later, to accurately portray the part of Royce in 2010’s “Predators”, Brody had to gain 25 pounds of muscle.

Fact 7
In his youth he fancied himself to be a magician and called himself “The Amazing Adrien”. He performed at several birthday parties under this name.

Fact 8
Adrien Brody broke his nose while filming a fight sequence in the film “Summer of Sam” in 1999.

Fact 9
He was very eager to act in the 2006 Batman movie, “The Dark Knight”. He was eyeing the role of the Joker but the producers preferred to cast Heath Ledger who went on to portray the part.

Fact 10
Much to the delight of fashion followers everywhere, Brody walked the ramp for Prada’s Menswear in the Fall/Winter Fashion show of 2012.


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Is a famous and well-respected actor and producer and is the only American actor to be honored with the French Cesar Award.



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