Odessa A’zion is just getting started — after starring in Netflix’s 2020 series Grand Army, she’s nabbed multiple acting roles, including Prime Video’s 2023 movie Sitting In Bars With Cake, alongside Yara Shahidi. Not only that, she’s been making headlines for relationships with some Hollywood hotties, including Rudy Pankow and Billie Eilish!

Keep reading to meet Odessa, who you might recognize from a few other flicks.

Who Is Odessa A’zion?

Odessa, 23, isn’t the only member of her family that’s in the film industry! She is the daughter of actress Pamela Adlon and German director Felix O. Adlon, and has two sisters — Gideon Adlon and Valentine Rocky Adlon — who are also both actresses. On top of that, her paternal grandfather is German filmmaker Percy Adlon, who is best known for the 1987 film Baghdad Cafe, and her maternal grandfather was American writer-producer Don Segall.

Odessa got her start in Hollywood playing Liv in season five of Nashville, which premiered in 2017. From there, she starred in the 2018 film Ladyworld and the 2020 horror film Let’s Scare Julie.

She landed her first big role as Shannon, the younger sister of Nina Dobrev‘s character, in the 2019 CBS sitcom Fam. However, she is best known for her performance in the 2020 Netflix series Grand Army, which she received critical acclaim for. In Sitting In Bars With Cake, she plays Corinne, best friend to Yara’s character, Jane.

Get used to hearing Odessa’s name, as she’s set to star in multiple upcoming projects such as films like Pool, For the Night and Who Am I.

She’s also super close friends with Billie Eilish, and the pair are often spotted out together, along with influencer Quenlin Blackwell. In April 2024, Odessa was spotted kissing Billie on the side of the neck at Coachella, per multiple fan videos.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 04: (L-R) Billie Eilish, wearing Gucci, and Odessa A’zion, wearing Gucci, attend the 2023 LACMA Art+Film Gala, Presented By Gucci at Los Angeles County Museum of Art on November 04, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for LACMA) Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for LACMA

Who Is Odessa A’Zion Dating?

Odessa has sparked dating rumors with several stars over the years, including Outer Banks star Drew Starkey.

The actors first starred in Hulu’s Hellraiser reboot together, which premiered in October 2022, where they played one another’s love interests. It seems like the costars got super close while on set, with Drew even taking Odessa as his date to the OBX season 3 premiere in February 2023. However, they have never publicly confirmed that they are dating or just friends.

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