Seth Cohen (Brody) transitions from friendless high-school outcast to dating the girl of his dreams.Even an unfortunate encounter with a menacing Las Vegas pimp could have a happy ending. The sunny, aspirational drama made us wish we were part of a world where the main problems were what to wear for cotillion or what love triangle you were involved in that week.While we're still hoping to find out what happened to Ryan, Seth and co someday, we can at the very least see what the large cast has been up to since, and who has benefited the most from their time in Orange County. She has had various legal and health issues in the years following her character's death, but she has continued to act in a large amount of independent movies and one-off TV episodes, but nothing that you'll remember (except maybe a cameo in After having the recurring role of Seth AND Marissa's girlfriend Alex in season two, Olivia has gone to big success on both the big and small screens.
Summer shows were considered little more than schedule-filler.
Schwartz’s inexperience and youthful energy proved invaluable in creating a teen drama that represented a departure from predecessors like .
And the cast—well, it wasn’t filled with unknowns for very long as they weren’t unknown for very long: stars Ben Mc Kenzie, Mischa Barton, Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson quickly became some of the most recognizable young actors on television. Abandoned by his mother, troubled teen Ryan Atwood (Mc Kenzie) is taken in by the Cohens, a loving family living in the affluent community of Newport Beach, California.
“I love to cook, so we make dinner at home a lot and watch movies.” Bilson rarely opens up about her love life, but she seems eager to express her feelings about wanting a family in the near future.
“I definitely have family on the brain,” she tells the magazine.