A character off the teen hit tv show 'the oc'. He plays a dad and adopts a juvinile delinquent from chino to his mansion in Newport, Orange County. On the show, he is married to Kirsten Cohen and they share a son together named Seth Cohen. His real name is Peter Gallagher.
Sandy Cohen is a public defender to Ryan Atwood, a juvie kid who gets adopted by him.
Sandy: Smart kid like you. You gotta have a plan, some kind of dream.
Ryan: Yeah, right. Let me tell you something, okay. Where I come from, having a dream doesn't make you smart. Knowing it won't come true ... that does.