THE OC star Melinda Clarke is regularly shocked by fans' revelations
following her character's controversial romantic liaisons.
The redhead actress, who plays Mischa Barton's onscreen mother JULIE
COOPER in the hit TV drama, has romanced both her best pal KIRSTEN COHEN's
older father CALEB NICHOL, played by Alan Dale, and her daughter's ex-boyfriend
LUKE WARD, played by
Chris Carmack, in the programme.
Clarke explains, "I was at the wrap party, and a young man and his friends
were sitting at a table. And as I walked by, he grabbed my arm and said, 'I
just wanted to say thank you. Because of you, I'm dating my best friend's