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|Born||May 12, 1997|
Odeya Rush was born in Haifa, Israel, to parents Maia and Shlomo, on May 12, 1997 She has six siblings. When she was nine, she moved to Alabama, in the U.S., so that her father could take a job as a security consultant. Two years later, she moved to New York area with her family so she could pursue acting. By age twelve, she had booked many commercials, short films and print jobs and then transitioned to film and television. In 2013 her family moved to Los Angeles
Within a year, she worked on the hit TV series "Curb Your Enthusiasm"(2011) and "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" (2010), and then landed a costarring role in the film The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012).