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ADRIEN BRODY (Jack Driscoll) has made an indelible impression on Hollywood. His Oscar® win for his performance in Roman Polanski's The Pianist made him the youngest person to win a Best Actor award. His portrayal of Wladyslaw Szpilman also earned him Best Actor nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA. Other accolades for this performance include those from the César Awards (French equivalent of the Oscars®), the Boston Society of Film Critics and the National Society of Film Critics.

Brody was most recently seen in John Maybury's The Jacket, where he starred opposite Keira Knightley, as well as in M. Night Shyamalan's dramatic thriller The Village, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver. Brody has also recently completed production on Allen Coulter's crime drama Truth, Justice, and the American Way, where he stars opposite Ben Affleck and Diane Lane.

Brody first came to prominence for his role in Steven Soderbergh's King of the Hill and garnered critical praise in Spike Lee's Summer of Sam and Barry Levinson's Liberty Heights. He also starred in Eli Chouraqui's Harrison's Flowers and in the ensemble film The Singing Detective, opposite Robert Downey, Jr., Mel Gibson and Robin Wright Penn (which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival). His other film credits include Charles Shyer's romantic drama The Affair of the Necklace, opposite Hilary Swank; Ken Loach's Bread & Roses; Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line; The Last Time I Committed Suicide, with Keanu Reeves; and Eric Bross' Ten Benny.

Brody was born and raised in New York City, where he attended the High School for Performing Arts and then the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

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