Actor Oded Fehr

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on May 26, 2002

Please tell me about Oded Fehr, who has been in the movies Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Mummy, and The Mummy Returns.
—Valerie L., North Carolina

Oded Fehr made his film debut in The Mummy as Ardeth Bay. The original script for the movie killed off the character, but director Stephen Sommers was so impressed by Fehr that some rewriting was done and his life was spared. In the sequel, the mummy returns and so does Fehr as Ardeth Bay. The 31-year-old actor was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, and served three years in the Israeli navy before attending college in Europe. Fehr planned a career in business until the acting bug bit him. He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England and went on to appear on stage in London and in programs on British television. Other credits include roles in the television films Cleopatra and Arabian Nights. He recently co-starred in the canceled NBC crime drama UC: Undercover.