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Then And Now: This Is How The Cast Of "OC" Has Aged Gracefully

The OC had been an established teen soap opera between 2003 and 2007. However, it is around a decade old now. Ten years, It feels like it was only yesterday when we saw Seth, Ryan, and Summer hanging out on the beach. While they were popular back then, what has the crew been doing in the past years?

Then And Now: This Is How The Cast Of 'OC' Has Aged Gracefully

Then And Now: This Is How The Cast Of 'OC' Has Aged Gracefully

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1. Then

1. Then

Rachel Bilson played the character of Summer. She was snarky, spoiled, but at the start, people loved to hate her. However, she transformed into a fan favorite!

Now

Now

Rachel Bilson was quite busy after The OC. She played a small role on the show 'How I Met Your Mother' before moving out to star in a show of her own, Hart of Dixie.

2. Then

2. Then

Adam Brody played the character of Seth Cohen. He was a lovable nerd who had stolen the hearts of all and kept Ryan grounded. Though, a few of his schemes had been quite silly.

Now

Now

Brody was mostly seen in minor roles in TV and movies including Scream 4 and Jennifer's Body. Now, he is married to Leighton Meester and has a daughter with her, named Arlo.

3. Then

3. Then

Julie Cooper was the bitch of the show. However, she grew as the series progressed. And then people were back to hating her.

Now

Now

Melinda Clarke was a big guest spot on the shows, CSI, and Entourage. She also featured in the Vampire Diaries and Nikita and is now ready to star on Gotham, alongside former co-star Ben McKenzie.

4. Then

4. Then

Ben McKenzie was playing everybody's favorite bad boy, Ryan Atwood. He was smooth, charming and hot as hell.

Now

Now

After getting failed in an attempt to a film career, McKenzie discovered his foothold as an LA cop in the critically acclaimed show, Southland and after that stepped on to appear as Jim Gordon on Gotham.

5. Then

5. Then

Mischa Barton played the character of Marissa Cooper. Oh, Marissa. One thing everyone remembers is when she wanted to become a lesbian. But later, she died in a car accident.

Now

Now

Mischa Barton has ventured a few things, yet couldn't quite reach to the success of Marissa. She starred on a few episodes of some random TV shows before getting arrested in 2007 in accordance to a DUI and ownership of marijuana. She is ready to feature on the newest season of the show 'Dancing with the Stars.'

6. Then

6. Then

Sandy Cohen, who played the father of Seth and the adopted father of Ryan, was caring, kind, and had eyebrows which just wouldn't quit!

Now

Now

Peter Gallagher was an established actor before it, and has still maintained this career after the show ended. He played minor roles on Rescue Me and Californication, and also a small role in Burlesque.

7. Then

7. Then

Autumn Reeser played the role of a smart-pants Taylor Townsend and ultimately the love interest of Ryan Atwood. We always preferred Autumn over Marissa.

Now

Now

After the show ended, Reeser also starred on shows such as Necessary Roughness and Hawaii Five-0. She is now a mother to two cute sons, Dashiell Ford Warren, 2 and Finneus James Warren, 4.

8. Then

8. Then

Kelly Rowan played the role of Kirsten Cohen, who was Seth's mom and the adopted mother for Ryan.

Now

Now

Rowan has featured as guest spots on various TV shows including Castle, CSI: Miami, and Murdoch Mysteries

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