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Odessa Young
ODESSA YOUNG recently completed shooting the lead role in MOTHERING SUNDAY, Alice Birch’s feature adaptation of Graham Swift’s acclaimed novel. Directed by Eva Husson and also starring Olivia Coleman, Colin Firth and Josh O’Connor, Odessa plays “Jane Fairchild”, a young maid in 1924 England who is carrying on a secret affair with a young aristocrat. On one hot spring day a few weeks before Easter, tragedy strikes and Jane’s life is forever altered.

Odessa previously starred opposite Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg in Josephine Decker’s SHIRLEY for Killer Films which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. She received rave reviews for her portrayal of a young pregnant woman who moves in with famed suspense author Shirley Jackson and becomes entangled in the complicated drama that is Shirley’s life.

Odessa will soon be seen in the CBS All Access limited event series THE STAND, adapted from Stephen King’s novel. She plays “Frannie Goldsmith”, a pregnant young woman navigating a strange new world, who also has the foresight to recognize that there is evil lurking beyond the Dark Man.

revious credits include Trip Cullman’s Atlantic Theater Company’s production of THE MOTHER opposite Isabelle Huppert, the Sundance hit ASSASSINATION NATION directed by Sam Levinson, Sam Taylor Johnson’s A MILLION LITTLE PIECES opposite Aaron Taylor-Johnson and THE PROFESSOR opposite Johnny Depp.