Date of Birth: May 12, 1997
Odeya Rush was born in Israel, but moved to the US when she was nine years old. Soon after, her family relocated to the Tri-State area so that Odeya could pursue acting. By the age of 12, she’d already booked numerous commercials and appeared in several short films. She was easily able to transition into television and film. Odeya has appeared on HBO’s television series Curb Your Enthusiasm as Emily, and on Law and Order SVU as Hannah Milner.
She most recently co-starred with CJ Adams in The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), playing Timothy’s best friend, Joni Jerome. This will be her feature-film debut. Up next, Odeya wil play the role of young Mary in Mary, Mother of Christ (2013), the prequel to Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ (2004).
Odeya currently lives in New Jersey where she lives with her family and attends public school. Rush is the only girl in her family among six brothers.
Mary, Mother of Christ (2013)
The Odd Life of Timothy Green