Barton began her acting career at age nine in New York Theatre with a lead role in Tony Kushner’s Slavs! She also played in Where the Truth Lies and One Flea Spare at the New York Shakespeare Festival. Her feature film was Lawn Dogs, debuting in 1998. She has played key roles in The Sixth Sense and Notting Hill. She is best known for her role as Marissa Cooper on television’s The O.C.
She also has modeled - one of her most prominent clients was Calvin Klein. She has also been in advertisements for Aéropostale and Dooney and Bourke. Mischa is currently a spokesperson for Neutrogena and Keds sneakers. She will be featured in the Ked's upcoming Spring collection.
Barton also starred in Enrique Iglesias's music video for "Addicted".
- Mischa is naturally blonde.
- Her elder sister, Zoe, is a barrister in London
- According to her publicist, her height is 5 ft 8 in (173 cm), but there are rumors that she is actually around 5'10" (178 cm) and her height is played down to mask that she is taller than her co-star Benjamin McKenzie.
- She has been romantically linked with Benjamin McKenzie, off-screen as well as on, but she continually denies it.
- Is often cited as being unusually thin. For instance, Lindsay Lohan, who recently became infamous for her tiny frame, has been called "Mischa Barton-thin."
- Mischa is a Russian name for males.
- Barton has said that some people initially recognize her as from "The Sixth Sense", rather than for her more prolific character on "The O.C..
- The statuesque Barton's elegant but still youthful sense of clothing style is often highlighted in celebrity and fashion magazines.
- Mischa was underage when she performed
topless and fairly intimate scenes with a
then-28 year old Enrique Iglesias, for his
"Addicted" music video.
- Decameron: Angels & Virgins (2006) (post-production) - Pampinea
- The OH in Ohio (2005) (post-production) - Kristen Seip
- Octane (
- The O.C. (
2003 - 2005)
- A Ring Of Endless Light (
- Once and Again (
- Tart (
- Julie Johnson (
- Lost and Delirious (
- Frankie & Hazel (
- Skipped Parts (
- Paranoid (
- The Sixth Sense (1999)
- Notting Hill (1999)
- Pups (1999)
- Lawn dogs (1997)
- Kablam! (1996)
- Polio Water (1995)
- All My Children (1994)