23 November 1970
Tel Aviv, Israel
Fehr was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, to European parents and was educated
there until the age of 18 when he joined the Israel Navy for 3 years.
was convinced that he would work for his father's marketing and
company in Frankfurt, Germany, but lost interest six months later. He
on a drama course at the English Theatre in Frankfurt which led to his
in a local production of David Mamet's "Sexual Perversitiy in Chicago".
then made up his mind to become an actor, went to London, and was
into the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Oded Fehr went on to appear as
Juan in a production of "Don Juan Comes Back From War" at the Courtyard
in London. He has also appeared in "The Knock" and as Victor in "Killer
on British Television. Six months after his graduation he was cast as
Bay in "The Mummy".
Oded is married to producer
Rhonda Tollefson-Fehr since
December 22, 2000. Their son Atticus was born January 4, 2003. Their
2nd child, a daughter named Finley, was born February 26, 2006. In the
summer of 2010 their daughter Azelie was born. He resided with his
family in Ojai, California. In 2022 he said that they moved to Austin, Texas.
Oded Fehr has an older
brother, an older sister and a younger half sister.
He speaks Hebrew, English and little German. He is Jewish but not
"Oded" is a
It appears twice in the bible. It's the name of the father of the
prophet Asarja (2Chr 15,1.8),
and it's the name of a prophet who lived in the times of king Ahas
28,9-11). I've found two meanings:
(God) has helped
last name's origin
is German. It goes back to the German word "Fähre" meaning "ferry".
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