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Mischa Barton

Mischa Anne Marsden Barton (born 24 January 1986) is an English and American film, television, and stage actress, and occasional fashion model. She began her acting career on the stage, appearing in Tony Kushner's Slavs! and took the lead in James Lapine's Twelve Dreams at New York's Lincoln Center. She made her screen debut, making a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children (1996). She then voiced a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon series KaBlam! (1996–1997). Her first major film role was as the protagonist of Lawn Dogs (1997), an acclaimed drama co-starring Sam Rockwell. She continued acting, appearing in major box office pictures such as the romantic comedy, Notting Hill (1999) and M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller, The Sixth Sense (1999). She also starred in the critically acclaimed indie crime drama Pups (1999). She later appeared in the independent drama, Lost and Delirious (2001) and played Evan Rachel Wood's girlfriend during a guest-arc on ABC's Once and Again (2001–2002). She 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

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Mischa Barton -- Movie Set Used for Real Life Criminal Getaway

Mischa Barton
Movie Set Used For Real Life Criminal Getaway

What's more surprising -- the fact Mischa Barton is filming a new movie ... or the fact someone was busted on the set of that movie while trying to escape from cops?Production sources… READ MORE >

Mischa Barton -- Screw Your Movie ... I'm Partying My Ass Off!

Mischa Barton
Screw Your Movie I'm Partying My Ass Off!

Mischa Barton is one step away from being featured on a milk carton ... which makes it especially stunning she blew off a movie role because she thought it would be more fun to party in… READ MORE >

- 166 days ago
'The O.C.' Star Mischa Barton -- Facing Foreclosure in the 90210

Mischa Barton
Facing Threat of Foreclosure in the 90210

"The O.C." star Mischa Barton could lose her massive Beverly Hills mansion in foreclosure ... if she doesn't cough up $100K in back mortgage payments QUICK.Barton just got slapped with a… READ MORE >

- 182 days ago
Mischa Barton Hosts Event ... BY HERSELF -- Casino Entourage: Thin to Win

Mischa Barton
Thin to Win With Casino Entourage

Mischa Barton bucked the trend -- her entourage caused zero problems in an Atlantic City nightclub ... because TMZ has learned she rolled completely solo to host the event.Barton was the… READ MORE >

- 242 days ago
Mischa Barton -- Cops Rush to L.A. Home Over Screaming Woman

Mischa Barton
Cops Rush to L.A. Home Over Screaming Woman

Mischa Barton came face-to-face with several police officers on Thursday ... when a fleet of squad cars rushed to her L.A. home in response to a report of a screaming woman on the actress'… READ MORE >

- 622 days ago
Mischa Barton -- Puts Up Her Daisy Dukes!

Mischa Barton
Puts Up Her Daisy Dukes!

Rockin' a 1993 "Melrose Place" choker and a pair of tattered jean shorts, sometime actress Mischa Barton went for a leisurely stroll in Los Angeles on Monday.It's been ten years since "The O.C."… READ MORE >

- 663 days ago
Mischa Barton -- I'm NOT Paying Sober Coaches $90k

Mischa Barton
I'm NOT PAYING Sober Coaches $90k

Mischa Barton is refusing to pay a team of sober coaches who claim the actress racked up a $90k bill for using their services back in 2009 ... TMZ has learned. We broke the story ... Mischa… READ MORE >

- 708 days ago
Mischa Barton On an Amusement Park Ride at Coachella [VIDEO]

Mischa Barton
On an Amusement Park Ride at Coachella

Yup, that's all this is.  READ MORE >

- 1021 days ago
Where's Mischa?!

Where's Mischa?!

After an extensive search -- ex-actress Mischa Barton was finally spotted at the Nice airport in France earlier today. We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

- 1353 days ago
Mischa Barton -- HUGE Loss In War With Nurses

Mischa Barton -- HUGE Loss In War With Nurses

Health care doesn't come cheap, especially for Mischa Barton, who was just ordered to pay a private nursing company more than $95k for services rendered back in 2009. It's unclear why Barton was… READ MORE >

- 1379 days ago

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