Odeya Rushinek (Haifa; May 12, 1997), better known as Odeya Rush, is an Israeli actress and model. She is known for her main roles in the films The Giver (2014) and Goosebumps (2015).
Personal Information of Odeya Rush:
Birth Name: Odeya Rushinek
Nick Name: Odeya Rush
Famous as: Odeya Rush
Date of Birth: May 12, 1997
Age: (age 23) 2020
Birth Place: Haifa, Israel
Occupation: Actress, model, filmmaker
Active Years, 2010-present
Height: 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight: 55 kg (121 pounds)
Bra Size: 32B
Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Body Measurements: 35-27-36
Eyes Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Father: Shlomo Rushinek
Mother: Maia Greenfeld
Early Life of Odeya Rush:
She is the daughter of Shlomo Rushinek and Maia Greenfeld. Her name, “Odeya,” means “Thank God” in Hebrew. At the age of 8, she began writing and performing roles in plays in her hometown.
Her family moved to the United States when he was nine so that his father could take a job as a security consultant in Alabama. Upon arriving in the United States, Rush could only speak Hebrew.
She attended the NE Jewish schoolMiles Jewish Day School in Birmingham, Alabama, where he lived. Later, he moved to Midland Park, New Jersey, where he attended public school.
In early 2013, Rush moved to Los Angeles, California with her family. Rush has six siblings. Four of them are younger than her, two twins who live with their parents in Los Angeles, and two older brothers who live in Israel.
Professional Life of Odeya Rush:
Before starting her acting career, Rush began modeling in her childhood and also in her adolescence when she was discovered in the United States, she was one of the main images of campaigns and advertisements of several important fashion brands such as Ralph Lauren Corporation, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger and Guess?
Odeya Rush got her first acting job in 2010 on the series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, in the episode “Branded”, in which she played the role of Hannah Milner; and on the television series Curb Your Enthusiasm in the episode “Mister Softee“, as Emily.
Her first film role was in 2012, playing Joni Jerome, Timothy’s (CJ Adams) best friend, in the Disney movie The Odd Life of Timothy Green directed by Peter Hedges.
In 2013, Rush was named one of the 20 youngest and most promising Hollywood actresses under 20 by The Midwest TV Guys.
Odeya was one of the co-stars in the science fiction film The Giver, where she played Fiona, is based on the 1993 novel of the same name by Lois Lowry, and was directed by Phillip Noyce.
The film also stars Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Alexander Skarsgard, and Taylor Swift. In 2014, Rush was one of two Israeli actresses, along with Gal Gadot, to be named as Hollywood’s New Leading Actresses by InStyle magazine.
In 2015, Odeya played the role of Ashley Burwood, niece of Johana Burwood (Sarah Hyland), in the comic film See You in Valhalla. Later, she was the female lead in the film Goosebumps, based on the popular novel series by R.L. Stine.
In it she played the role of Hannah Stine, the daughter of R.L. Stine (Jack Black), and the love interest of Zac (Dylan Minnette), her neighbor, whom she teams up to fight monsters.
In 2016, Rush finished filming the satirical comedy Dear Dictator, in which she starred alongside Michael Caine and Katie Holmes. That same year, she was booked to play Ella Hatto, alongside Sam Worthington, in the action film and suspense Hunter’s Prayer directed by Jonathan Mostow.