There were quite a good number of characters that played in various roles in the OC show. The cast and characters of the on show were quite fascinating and thus made the show lovely to those who watched. This is perhaps one of the reasons why the show had a great audience on its side. Some of these people include:
This is a character that was portrayed as Sandy Cohen. He was an idealistic defender, and this character is the one who takes in Ryan Atwood into the pilot episodes of the show. He does this to the dismay of the wife, Kirsten. He is the father to Seth Cohen and now the guardian of Atwood. This is something that his wife didn’t expect, and thus she is surprised that things had turned out this way. He is quite a wealthy person but despite this, he practices bad politics. This is because his politics is left open, and he seems not very careful about it. This is one of the things that causes the friction between him and the large community that he serves. He is seemed to fight through different types of conflicts all through the series starting with his attempt to gain acceptance from his father in law.
This is a character that is portrayed as Kirsten Cohen and the wife of Sandy Cohen. Mother to Seth Cohen and she was also the CFO of the real estate company that her father started. Before she met her current husband, she had been friends with Jimmy Cooper, who also happen to be the father of Marissa Cooper. However, she continues to remain friends with him despite their previous affairs. She also had struggles with alcohol problems that had been motivated by the strained relationship between her and her father. This is also what led to her abandoning her earlier life that belonged to Jimmy who was playing the part a Toronto SEO expert in the episode.
This is the person who acts as Ryan Atwood. He is quite a troubled teenager who is from Chino. He happens to be brought into the life of a privileged community. This happens after he faces rejection from his family where his mother throws him out of the family. He is happy that Sandy Cohen comes into publicly defend him and thus he is a lucky person. With time, he can find his way in the society through his education.
This one plays like Marissa Cooper. All through the series, she battles with drugs and alcohol and she even makes an attempt to kill herself which she is on a trip to Mexico with her fellow friends. She has strained the relationship with everyone considering her habits that often result in her in conflicts.