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A.J. was a minor character in first season of the Fox drama series The O.C.. He was portrayed by Ron del Barrio.

Throughout the Series[]

Season 1[]

He was the violent boyfriend of Ryan's biological mother: Dawn Atwood. He supported the woman decision to kick her son out of the house after Ryan was arrested. He has problems with alcohol and cocaine. He also was abusive to Ryan and his mother. A.J. also has children of his own, but they never appeared on screen.

Dawn broke up with him, shortly after kicking Ryan out. She also makes the decision to leave and leave him.

Appearances[]

Season 1
"Episode 1": "Episode 2": "Episode 3": "Episode 4": "Episode 5": "Episode 6":
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"Episode 7": "Episode 8": "Episode 9": "Episode 10": "Episode 11": "Episode 12":
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"Episode 13": "Episode 14": "Episode 15": "Episode 16": "Episode 17": "Episode 18":
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"Episode 19": "Episode 20": "Episode 21": "Episode 22": "Episode 23": "Episode 24":
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"Episode 25": "Episode 26": "Episode 27":
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