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Mischa Barton Biography

Birth Name:
Mischa Anne Barton
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Moved from England to New York with her family when she was a child
  • A onetime child model with the Ford Agency
  • Made her acting debut in the Off-Broadway play Slavs!, written by Tony Kushner and starring Marisa Tomei, in 1994
  • Named It Girl 2003 on Entertainment Weekly magazine's It List
  • Appeared in commercials for Neutrogena facial-care products
  • Took a two month Shakespeare course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 2006
  • Designs handbags and launched her own collection in 2008
  • Appeared in Steel Magnolias as Shelby at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin in 2012, and subsequently toured Ireland with the show
  • Opened her own boutique in Spitalfields Market in London in 2012
  • Has worked as an ambassador for Save the Children and the One Water campaign