Mischa rose to fame in 2003 when
she played Marissa Cooper in US TV series The O.C. She left the show in 2006
and the show immediately dropped ratings, ending in 2007. She has not enjoyed
the same success since leaving the show, with roles in films Closing the Ring,
The Assassination of a High School President and Don’t Fade Away. She has also
modelled for companies including Calvin Klein, Monsoon, Accessorize, Neutrogena
and Keds Sneakers.
She has been linked to Cisco
Adler, Taylor Locke, Jamie Dornan, Brett Simon, Brandon Davis and The Kooks
frontman Luke Pritchard.
In 2008 Mischa created a 14 piece
handbag collection for online fashion retailer ASOS.com