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Odeya Rush

Rush at San Diego Comic-Con 2014’s panel for The Giver
Born Odeya Rushinek
(1997-05-12) May 12, 1997 (age 19)
Haifa, Israel
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Citizenship Israeli
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

I've always performed. I've done plays at home.
A lot of movies that come from Israel are about war, but there is such good, funny, rounded writing that comes from the country that I wish more people would discover.
Odeya Rush
I didn't act in Israel, but I wrote plays at home and acted in plays at school. I tried to get an agent when I was 12, but they told me that I had too much of an accent.
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When I came to America, I told my dad I wanted to be an actress.
In Israel, if a person doesn't agree with you, she just says no. In Alabama, someone would say, 'I'll think about it.' We would take that literally. So, if you ask for a favor and someone says they'll think about it, they're really not thinking about it.
Odeya Rush
Ever since I was younger, I would make table reads at home where I would give fake interviews.
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Whenever I look at a baby or children in general, I smile and just want to play with them.
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Everyone asks me if I'm the princess or if my brothers beat me up. The younger ones I can deck pretty easily. With the older ones, it's harder.
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