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Overview (2)

Born in Haifa, Israel
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Odeya Rush was born and raised in Haifa, Israel, along 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. She 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 called "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 2 short film style music videos and hopes to continue to work behind the camera.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Family (1)

Parents Rushinek, Shlomo
Greenfeld, Maia

Trade Mark (1)

Striking blue eyes

Trivia (5)

She was born in Haifa, Israel. When she was nine, her family moved to Alabama, U.S., for her father's work.
Odeya balances her acting, singing and dancing with biking and swimming.
Odeya is the only girl in her family among six boys; two older brothers, and two sets of younger twin boys.
Studies with Ann Ratray in NYC.
She gets frequently compared to Mila Kunis.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on her first name] It's an interesting story, actually . . . I'm Jewish [and] . . . it's from the [Old Testament] . . . They thought of many other names, but they couldn't exactly agree. My dad just opened the book and the first sentence he saw, it was in Hebrew . . . My name, Odeya, means "Thank God." So that's where they found it.
When I came to America, I told my dad I wanted to be an actress. He was like, "OK, calm down. Learn English."

Salary (1)

Goosebumps (2015) $200,000

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