WELL, HELLO THERE… The OC’s Adam Brody: still would
Home town San Diego
Big break Being cast aged 23 as Seth Cohen, the most sexually attractive TV geek of all time, in The OC.
Crazy fact #1
He is married to Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester.
Crazy fact #2
Adam nearly blew his OC audition by not learning his lines. Thankfully, producers later called him back.
Who, or what, is your greatest love?
“I have an outstanding family… but maybe it’s my car. I’ve got a 2007 Lexus.”
What do you still not understand about women?
“I get everything about women. I get things about women that women don’t even get.”
The most misunderstood thing about men?
“If they like you, they’ll call.”
Last time a woman made you cry?
“I remember my mum playing the piano at home when I was 10 years old, and it was a sad song, which made me bawl.”
Best kiss of your life?
“My daughter [Arlo, two] gives some pretty precious kisses.”
Worst date you’ve ever had?
“One time I thought I was on a date, but it turned out I was the third wheel with the girl and her boyfriend. I went to buy her a drink and when I came back they were holding hands and I was like, ‘Oh.’”
What are you scared of?
“Bad drivers make me furious and afraid for everyone I love.”
Most romantic thing you’ve ever done?
“Asking someone to marry me. The idea felt really romantic in its assuredness.”
“At school I was into the classics – Kerri Green from The Goonies and also Heather Graham.”
Who would you like to be trapped in a lift with?
“Jeff Goldblum seems like a pretty pleasant fella.”
Catch Adam in StartUp, Series 1, on Amazon Prime