Odette Juliette Annable, known as Odette Yustman (born May 10, 1985), is an American actress. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Lydia, is Cuban. Her father, Victor Yustman, who is of Italian and French descent, was born in Bogotá, Colombia and raised in Nicaragua. She is fluent in Spanish. She graduated from Woodcrest Christian High School in Riverside, California. After graduating, she had planned on getting a degree in business finance at Loyola Marymount University before she decided to pursue a career in acting.
She is featured in the music video for "(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To" by Weezer.
She starred as Melanie in Fox Broadcasting Company's comedy, Breaking In. Although the series is technically cancelled, Fox extended the option on the cast until November 15, 2011, presumably allowing it to return at a later date. On August 24, 2011, The show was renewed by Fox for 13 episodes, scheduled to air in the midseason comedy block.
Commencing in the fall of 2011, she will star in Fox's House as Dr. Gregory House's newest recruit. Scheduling is such that she will be available to continue in her role in Breaking In if it is brought back for a second season.