2008 - 2009Barton and Pritchard -- the lead singer for the band The Kooks -- had a tumultuous time together, with many, many reports of their repeated break ups and reconciliations.
is a British-American film, television, and stage actress, and occasional fashion model.
She guest-starred in eight episodes of the television series Once and Again as Jessie Sammler's (Evan Rachel Wood) girlfriend, Katie Singer.
She also starred in Pups, a "Bonnie and Clyde for the MTV generation", alongside Burt Reynolds; along with her co-star Cameron Van Hoy, film critic Roger Ebert called their work in the film "two of the most natural and freed performances I have seen by actors of any age." Barton first appeared on television in 1994, playing a young Corvina Lang in flashbacks in the soap opera All My Children.
In 1996, she returned to the show, replacing Michelle Trachtenberg in the role of Lily Benton Montgomery.
She also starred in the critically acclaimed indie crime drama Pups (1999).
Barton later appeared in the independent drama, Lost and Delirious (2001) and guest-starred as Evan Rachel Wood's girlfriend on ABC's Once and Again (2001–02).
The film was met with mixed reviews, but the performances of Barton and her co-stars Piper Perabo and Jessica Paré were widely praised.
She also starred in Julie Johnson (2001) alongside Lili Taylor and Courtney Love, playing the daughter of a woman in a lesbian relationship.
She made her screen debut with a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children (1996).
She then voiced a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon series Ka Blam! Her first major film role was as the protagonist of Lawn Dogs (1997), an acclaimed drama co-starring Sam Rockwell.
Luke doesn't fault Mischa's breakdown for the failed "whirlwind" romance, but blamed his own struggles over dealing with mega stardom at a young age: "It just kind of happened.
Things happen really quickly and then you are in certain situations but I enjoyed it." Luke sang on The OC (the TV show starring Mischa) soundtrack in 2006 with Ooh La while The Kooks are set to headline the Mallorca Rocks Hotel gig in June where they will perform their upcoming album.
Canby again praised Barton, noting that she "has a sweet gravity as the doomed Emma".