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Odette Juliette Annable (née Yustman; born May 10, 1985)[1][2][3] is an American actress. She is known for various roles in film and television, including her starring role as Dr. Jessica Adams in the Fox medical drama series House, Beth McIntyre in the monster film Cloverfield, Aubrey Diaz in the ABC drama series October Road, and Samantha Arias/Reign in Supergirl.

Odette Annable
Odette Annable SDCC 2017.jpg
Annable in 2017
Born
Odette Juliette Yustman

(1985-05-10) May 10, 1985 (age 34)
OccupationActress
Years active1990–present
Spouse(s)
Dave Annable (m. 2010)
Children1

Early lifeEdit

Annable was born in Los Angeles, California to a Colombian father and Cuban mother.[4][5] She graduated from Woodcrest Christian High School in Riverside, California.[6]

CareerEdit

Annable played a Spanish-speaking student in Kindergarten Cop at age 5. She later starred in the TV series South Beach and October Road.[7] She had a lead role in the 2007 Lifetime movies Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape and Cloverfield[8] as well as an appearance in the comedy film Walk Hard,[9] and the 2009 film, The Unborn.[10]

In 2011, she played nurse Annie Miller in season five of Brothers & Sisters.[11] Annable played Melanie Garcia on the comedy Breaking In as a series regular in its first season, appearing as a guest star thereafter.[12][13] She joined the TV series House as Dr. Jessica Adams,[14] and remained on the show until the finale in May 2012.[15]

In March 2014, Annable was cast as Trudy Cooper in the ABC series The Astronaut Wives Club.[16]

In 2017, she joined the main cast of the CW series Supergirl as Samantha Arias, a single mother who discovers that she shares origins with Supergirl and Superman, as well as Reign, the Kryptonian Worldkiller she was engineered to be.[17]

Personal lifeEdit

Annable married her Brothers & Sisters co-star Dave Annable in October 2010.[18] She gave birth to a daughter in September 2015.[19] In October 2019, the couple announced their separation.[20]

Annable endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 United States presidential election.[21]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Kindergarten Cop Rosa
1996 Dear God Angela
2006 The Holiday Kissing Girl
2007 Transformers Socialite Girl
2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Reefer Girl
2008 Cloverfield Elizabeth "Beth" McIntyre
2009 The Unborn Casey Beldon
2009 Operation: Endgame Temperance
2010 Group Sex Vanessa Direct-to-video
2010 And Soon the Darkness Ellie
2010 You Again Joanna Clark
2011 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Chloe Voice role; direct-to-video
2011 The Double Natalie Geary
2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta! Chloe Voice role; direct-to-video
2015 The Truth About Lies Rachel Stone

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Remembrance Charlotte Movie
2004 Quintuplets Kelly Helberg Episode: "(Disdainfully) the Helbergs"
2006 South Beach Arielle Casta 6 episodes
Monk Courtney Episode: "Mr. Monk, Private Eye"
2007 Reckless Behavior: Caught on Tape Emma Norman Movie
2007–08 October Road Aubrey Diaz 19 episodes
2008 Life on Mars Adrienne 4 episodes
2010–11 Brothers & Sisters Annie 5 episodes
2011–12 Breaking In Melanie Garcia 12 episodes
House Dr. Jessica Adams 22 episodes
2013 Golden Boy Ada O'Connor 2 episodes
New Girl Shane Episode: "Quick Hardening Caulk"
Westside Sophie Nance Pilot
Anger Management Jamie Episode: "Charlie and Lacey Shack Up"
2013–15 Banshee Nola Longshadow 8 episodes
2014 Two and a Half Men Nicole 3 episodes
Rush Sarah 5 episodes
2015 The Astronaut Wives Club Trudy Cooper 10 episodes
The Grinder Devin Stutz 3 episodes
2016–17 Pure Genius Dr. Zoe Brockett Main role
2017–18 Supergirl Samantha Arias/Reign Main role (season 3)[22]
Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television
2018 Elena of Avalor Senorita Marisol (voice) Episode: "Science Unfair"
2018 No Sleep 'Til Christmas Lizzie Movie
2019 Tell Me A Story Maddie Main role

Video gameEdit

Year Title Voice role Notes
2008 Fallout 3 Amata Almodovar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Odette Juliette Yustman, Born 05/10/1985 in California". CaliforniaBirthIndex.org. May 10, 1985.
  2. ^ "Odette Yustman". Us Weekly.
  3. ^ Odette Annable: This is the only picture I have of myself from my birthday today. I am happy, unfiltered and…. Twitter, 2017-5-10
  4. ^ Pizzi Campos, Dora (April 21, 2009). "Odette Yustman". Esmas. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  5. ^ "15 (More) Stars You Never Knew Were Latino!". Latina Magazine. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  6. ^ "Moreno Valley|PE.com|Southern California News|News for Inland Southern California". Archived from the original on March 11, 2009.
  7. ^ Michael J. Lee (August 27, 2010). "Marine Biology, Beating Up Blonde Girls, and That Tomb Raider Rumor We're Trying to Start: An Exclusive Interview with Odette Yustman". RadioFree.com. Retrieved September 24, 2010.
  8. ^ "Odette Yustman Videos, Pics, News, Bio". AskMen.com. May 10, 1985. Retrieved April 3, 2012.
  9. ^ "Discover ideas about Olivia Wilde". Pinterest.com. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  10. ^ Michael Fleming (January 29, 2008). "New Line sets up new 'Nightmare'". Variety. Retrieved January 29, 2008.
  11. ^ Dos Santos, Kristin (September 21, 2010). "Brothers & Sisters: Dave Annable's Real-Life Fiancée Cast as His [Spoiler Alert]!". Eonline.com. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  12. ^ "FOX Broadcasting Company – Breaking In TV Show – Breaking In TV Series – Breaking In Episode Guide". Fox.com. Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2012.
  13. ^ "Odette Annable as Melanie in 'Breaking In' premiering Wednesday, April 6 (9:30–10:00 pm ET/PT) on FOX". Spoilertv.co.uk.
  14. ^ Ng, Philiana (September 13, 2011). "Odette Annable Discusses Doing Double Duty on 'House' and 'Breaking In'". Hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  15. ^ Carpenter, Cassie (April 22, 2012). "The doctor is out: After eight seasons, Hugh Laurie and cast say farewell to 'House' at series finale wrap party". Daily Mail. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  16. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (March 14, 2014). "Odette Annable to Co-Star in ABC's 'Astronaut Wives Club'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 14, 2014.
  17. ^ "'Supergirl': Odette Annable To Play Reign In Season 3". Deadline.com. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  18. ^ Jordan, Julie (October 11, 2010). "Dave Annable and Odette Yustman Wed". People. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  19. ^ Leon, Anya (September 10, 2015). "Dave and Odette Annable Welcome Daughter Charlie Mae - See Her First Photos!". People.com. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  20. ^ Jordan, Julie and Jodi Guglielmi (October 15, 2019). "Dave & Odette Annable Separate After 9 Years of Marriage". People.com. Retrieved October 15, 2019.
  21. ^ Annable, O. Twitter September 26, 2016.
  22. ^ Swift, Andy; Swift, Andy (June 19, 2018). "Supergirl Finale: EPs Break Down Winn's 'Fitting' Exit, Reign's Fate, Kara's Season 4 Twist and More". Tvline.com. Retrieved April 8, 2019.

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