Odeya Rush was born and raised in Haifa, Israel with her six brothers. Her first role was Larry David's childhood friend in an episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Shortly after that, she starred in "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," then went on to do "The Giver" alongside Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep, and "Goosebumps" opposite Jack Black. At age 18, she wrote, directed, and starred in her own short film, "Thanks." Odeya recently starred in the Oscar-nominated "Lady Bird" directed by Greta Gerwig, and played a leading role in "Dumplin" alongside Jennifer Aniston. This past year, she's written and directed two short-film-style music videos, and she hopes to continue to work behind the camera.
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