More than two decades ago, precisely in the year 1990, a 5-year-old kid made her acting debut alongside veteran actor Arnold Schwarzenegger in the film “Kindergarten Cop” as a Spanish-speaking student named Rosa. That character of Rosa was portrayed by Odette Annable, formerly Odette Yustman. The actress then went on to grow her career before the cameras on movie sets over the years for which her portfolio now boasts of notable works like House, Cloverfield, October Road and so many others which you will soon learn about below. You can also rightfully refer to Odette as Supergirl which is the titular character she portrayed as Samantha Arias/Reign in the “Supergirl” television series.
The actress was born on the 10th of May 1985 in Los Angeles, California, in the US of A to a Colombian father Victor Oscar Yustman and a Cuban mother Lydia Yustman née Nodarse. Her father is of French and Italian descent, so Odette has roots in Europe as well. There are no records of whether or not she has siblings and what her childhood was like. These notwithstanding, we have in good records, an account of her educational progression and how she kicked off her now burgeoning career.
Odette Annable passed through Woodcrest Christian High School located in Riverside, California and on graduation, she was the homecoming queen of her class. After high school, she enrolled at Loyola Marymount University to earn a degree in business finance but soon changed her mind to pursue a career in acting which she had already ventured into as a little child.
Odette Annable’s Acting Career
At age 5, Odette starred in Kindergarten Cop as Rosa alongside Detective John Kimble played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller who acted as Joyce Palmieri/Rachel Myatt Crisp, Detective Phoebe O’Hara portrayed by Pamela Reed and many others. The film marked her debut in the world of acting and anyone who saw Odette Annable in some of her early works would certainly not be surprised with how far she has come. The actress subsequently starred as Angela in the 1996 film Dear God and also made her television debut that same year on Remembrance as the character Charlotte.
Her next film works were in The Holiday (2006), Transformers, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story both in 2007 in minor roles before she brought to life the character of Elizabeth ‘Beth’ McIntyre in Cloverfield (2008) prior to which she had acted in a lead role on Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape (2007) as Emma Norman in the television series.
Odette Annable’s next acting credits were registered in The Unborn and Operation: Endgame both in 2009. The following year, The actress starred in Group Sex as Vanessa, Ellie in And Soon the Darkness, and Joanna Clark in You Again all in the same year. Her other film works include a voice role as Chloe in Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, and as Natalie Geary in The Double both in 2011.
On television, after the success of Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape, Odette Annable starred in other notable series like Brothers & Sisters (2010–2011), Banshee (2013–2015), Elena of Avalor (voice role). Most notably, the actress starred in Supergirl (2017-2018). For this work, Annable got a nomination for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television.
Family: Husband, Child
The Californian born beauty is a married woman, she tied the nuptial cord with Dave Annable who was her Brothers and Sister co-star. The two celebrity couple got married in October 2010 and on September 7, 2015, Odette Annable became a mother following the birth of their daughter Charlie Mae.
The couple is enjoying marital life with no rumors of marital squabbles or even the highly dreaded divorce flying around them. Theirs could simply be said to be a case of where love is well nurtured and compatibility was and still is the foundation of their union.
Before her marriage with Dave Annable however, Odette was in a relationship and engaged to Trevor Wright but perhaps, what was between them, wasn’t made to last beyond how long it did despite their being engaged.
Height and Other Facts
- Odette Annable stands at a height of 1.74 m or 5 feet 7 inches.
- At this height, she has a body mass of 56 kg or 123 lbs.
- Her slim body spots a bust size of 32 inches, waist of 24 inches and proportionate hips of 34 inches.
- She wears a bra size 34B, a shoe size of US size 8 while her dress size is US size 4.
- The American actress who has seen good times in her career with many successful works has a net worth of about $5 million.
- In the 2008 video game Fallout 3, Odette Annable voiced Amata Almodovar. She has equally appeared in a music video, Weezer’s (If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To.
- Odette Annable speaks French fluently.
- A little birdy told us she is a huge fan of Angelina Jolie.