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Oded Fehr Biography

Birth Place:
Tel Aviv, Israel

Fast Facts

  • Served in the Israeli Navy
  • Decided to pursue acting after taking a drama class in Germany
  • Studied acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in London
  • The producers of The Mummy (1999) were so impressed with him that they rewrote the script so his character could return in the sequel
  • In 2011, stood out for his pivotal role as Fifth Column leader Eli Cohn, an extremist and former Mossad agent, on ABC's science-fiction series, V
  • (He has played a Mossad agent on USA Network's espionage drama, Covert Affairs
  • ) Ironically, given the nature of some of his roles, he does not like guns