Mischa Barton | Biography

Posted On: 05 May, 2014

Mischa Barton | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 24, 1986
Age 35 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality English-Irish
Profession Actress
Husband/Spouse Not yet
Boyfriend Jamie Dornan(rumor)
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Not yet
Body Measurements 34-25-34 inches
Net Worth $3 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 58 kg
Children/Kids Not yet

Mischa Anne Barton is a television, film and stage actress, born on 24 January 1986. Apart from acting, she is also an occasional fashion model with British, Irish, and American citizenship as well as a fashion designer. She worked side by side with famous celebrities including Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant on notting hill (1999), Bruce Willis and Toni Collette on The sixth sense (1999) and Sam Rockwell in her Sundance critically-lauded feature film debut Lawn Dogs produced by Duncan Kenworthy in 1998.

Barton was born in Hammersmith, London to mother Nuala (Irish) and father Paul Marsden Barton (English). She graduated from the Professional Children's School in Manhattan in 2004, and took a summer short course called Acting Shakespeare at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, at Sir Richard Attenborough's urging.

Mischa began her acting career on the stage by appearing in Tony Kushner's Slavs! And took the lead role in James Lapine's Twelve Dreams at New York's Lincoln Center. Later, she voiced a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon series KaBlam! (1996–1997). New York magazine also praised her as "a darling little girl [that] exhibits consummate charm". She appeared at The Public Theater in Naomi Wallace's One Flea Spare alongside Diane Wiest in 1997. The New York production won the OBIE Award for Best Play.

 Her first major film role was as the protagonist of "Lawn Dogs” in 1997, alongside Sam Rockwell. After that she appeared in notting hill and The sixth sense in 1999. Both of these movies were super hit. Barton also starred in Pups, a "Bonnie and Clyde for the MTV generation", alongside Burt Reynolds.

She made her television debut as a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children (1996). Then again, she returned to film and starred in the independent Canadian drama, Lost and Delirious, based on the novel The Wives of Bath by Susan Swan in 2001. She portrayed the role of a daughter of lesbian couples Lili Taylor and Courtney Love in a movie "Julie Johnson".

Other television appearances include an episode of the Fox series Fastlane,appeared as the love interest in James Blunt's music video "Goodbye My Lover" (2005) and in Enrique Iglesias' music video "Addicted" (2003).

Barton portrayed the role of Marissa Cooper in the television series The O.C., Which is about the affluent teenagers who reside in Orange County California. Barton received many Teen Choice Awards for her role.

Again in 2006, Barton was appeared on the British comedy variety show The Friday Night Project as a guest host. Later in 2007, she appeared in the films The Oh in Ohio and the comedy film Virgin Territory with Hayden Christensen. In 2007 itself, she also did the role of former head girl of a school in the British comedy St Trinians. She was praised by The Hollywood Reporter as "captivating performance" for her appearance in Assassination of a High School President (2008), co-starring Bruce Willis.

In July 2012, Barton revealed that she would make her stage return in an Irish production of Steel Magnolias. Barton will play Shelby, which will premiere at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin in September and will be followed by a nationwide tour.

Apart from acting, she has also appeared in many TV commercials for companies including Calvin Klein, bebe stores, Aéropostale, Monsoon Accessorize, Dooney & Bourke, JC (Jeans and Clothes), European clothing line Morgan de Toi, Jaspal, and Neutrogena skincare products. She was as the guest of honor at retail giant David Jones Tahitian Summer Collection launch. In 2008 she won the In Style "icon of the year" award at the Viper awards in Berlin. Barton became a spokesperson for the SAFE (Skin Awareness for Everyone) campaign in 2007.

As a designer, she created a 14 pieces handbags collection for online retailer, ASOS.com.  Barton premiered her line of headbands released on the Stacy Lapidus line in 2008 December. She also has a handbag line which is sold across United Kingdom and Australia.

Barton has an hourglass body structure with a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches. She is considered as one of the sexiest celebrity. She looks ridiculously hot in bikini. You can check her pictures in various internet sites. She has perfect body measurements of 34-25-24 inches in chest, waist and hip. She also has a beautiful face with a pair of blue eyes combined with an elegant brown hair. When Mischa starred in a TV series The O.C. in 2003, she was skinny and tall, that’s why she was also rumored to be anorexic. But, later she gained weight and became fat while struggling with alcoholism and drugs. She was also spotted with her cellulite thighs at that time. Mischa has also the habit of smoking.

Talking about her personal life, Barton’s previous boyfriend includes Cisco Adler, Taylor Locke, Jamie Dornan, Brett Simon and Brandon Davis. She was also dating magician Brandon Silverfield in 2007. In December 2008, she dated Luke Pritchard but, they already broke up. now, there is no any rumor about her boyfriend and relationship.

Other information about the actress can be accessed through other internet sites. Her short biography can also be accessed via wiki and imdb. Her fans can follow her on twitter and instagram as well as like her page in Facebook to be updated about her latest news.