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Olivia Hussey

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Most widely known for using Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 film, Romeo and Juliet. She afterwards starred in a number of horror movies including Pathogen and Death in the Nile. She examined on the Italia Conti Academy dilemma college in London. Hussey provides identified as experiencing agoraphobia. She was wedded to Dean Paul Martin in 1971, as well as the few had a kid called Alexander in 1973. She’s another son called Maximillian and a little girl called India from afterwards relationships. She caused Ben Savage in Boy Fits World.

Quick Facts


Full Name Olivia Hussey
Date Of Birth April 17, 1951
Place Of Birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.6 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Nationality Argentine
Spouse David Glen Eisley, Akira Fuse, Dean Paul Martin
Children India Eisley, Alexander Martin, Maximillian Fuse
Parents Osvaldo Ribó, Joy Alma Hussey
Siblings Andrew Osuna
Awards Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress, David di Donatello Golden Plate Award
Movies Romeo and Juliet, Black Christmas, Psycho IV: The Beginning, Turkey Shoot, Ivanhoe, Death on the Nile, Social Suicide, The Summertime Killer, All the Right Noises, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Lost Horizon, Virus, Headspace, Tortilla Heaven, Save Me, Island Prey, La bottega dell'orefice, Ice Cream Man, The Cat and the Canary, The Bastard, Three Priests, The Pirate, Cup Fever, Quest of the Delta Knights, The Battle of the Villa Fiorita, Justin and the Knights of Valour, Undeclared War, Dead Man's Island, The Man with Bogart's Face, The Lord Protector: The Riddle of the Chosen, Seven Days of Grace, Distortions, Undeclared Wr., The Gardener, El Grito, The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther, The Corsican Brothers, H-Bomb, Bloody Proof, Story of Esther
TV Shows It, Jesus of Nazareth, The Last Days of Pompeii
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1Favorite horror movie is Psycho (1960). She would later go on to play Norma Bates in Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990).
2Daughter-in-law of Anthony Eisley.
3Sister-in-law of actor Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Nan R. Eisley and Amanda Eisley.
4Her three children are born 10 years apart, in 1973, 1983 and 1993.
5In Jesus of Nazareth (1977), she played the mother of Robert Powell, who was 7 years older than her.
6Was Francis Ford Coppola's initial choice for the role of Apollonia Vitelli Corleone in The Godfather (1972).
7Many of her more recent appearances have experienced significant delays in their releases. Tortilla Heaven (2007) was released in 2007 after completion in 2000. Seven Days of Grace (2006) was released on DVD in 2007 after it was completed in 1996. Chinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves (2008) was completed in 2006 and released in 2008.
8Was classmates with Sharon Osbourne.
9Good friends with Catherine Oxenberg.
10She was not legally able to attend the London premiere of Romeo and Juliet (1968) because she was under 18 and the film contained a nude scene -- even though she was the one who was nude.
11For one scene in Romeo and Juliet (1968), director Franco Zeffirelli had to get special permission to show her topless.
12Her father, Andreas Osuna, is a tango singer. She took her mother's maiden name, Hussey. Her parents divorced at the age of two.
13Clashed with Bette Davis on the set of Death on the Nile (1978) when the cranky, older star complained about her playing "East Indian chants" on her dressing room stereo at six in the morning. They did not speak for the rest of the filming.
14Suffered from Agoraphobia, treated it with meditation instead of medication.
15Is the voice of Nintendo 64's Rogue Squadron game character Kasan Moor, according to the game credits.
16Has one son with Akira Fuse: Max Fuse (born 1983).
17Has one son with Dean Paul Martin: Alexander Martin.
18Her son nearly drowned in a backyard swimming pool in 1985. The 911 emergency operator talked her and her husband through the rescue.
19Has one daughter with David Glen Eisley: India Eisley.
20Raised in London, England.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Dark Mist1996The Voice of the Ancients (voice)
Dead Man's Island1996TV MovieRosie, the housemaid
Bad English I: Tales of a Son of a Brit1995
Ice Cream Man1995Nurse Wharton
Save Me1994/IGail
Lonesome Dove: The Series1994TV SeriesOlivia Jessup
Quest of the Delta Knights1993VideoThe Mannerjay
It1990TV Mini-SeriesAudra Denbrough
Psycho IV: The Beginning1990TV MovieNorma Bates
Sheng zhan feng yun1990Rebecca Eche
Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl1989Video shortOlivia Hussey (uncredited)
The Jeweller's Shop1988Thérèse
Distortions1987Amy Marks
Murder, She Wrote1985TV SeriesKitty Trumbull
The Corsican Brothers1985TV MovieAnnamarie de Guidice
The Last Days of Pompeii1984TV Mini-SeriesIone
Turkey Shoot1982Chris Walters
Ivanhoe1982TV MovieRebecca
Day of Resurrection1980Marit
The Man with Bogart's Face1980Elsa
The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther1979TV MovieEsther
The Pirate1978TV MovieLeila
The Cat and the Canary1978Cicily Young
Death on the Nile1978Rosalie Otterbourne
The Bastard1978TV MovieAlicia
Jesus of Nazareth1977TV Mini-SeriesVirgin Mary
Black Christmas1974Jess
Lost Horizon1973Maria
Summertime Killer1972Tania Scarlotti
Dt1971Erica
All the Right Noises1971Val
Romeo and Juliet1968Juliet
Take a Sapphire1966TV MovieChild (uncredited)
Cup Fever1965Jinny - child
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita1965Donna
Drama 61-671964TV SeriesMrs. Ken's daughter
1066pre-productionCountess Gytha
One Week in HollywoodannouncedFrancine (rumored)
Social Suicide2015Julia's Mother
Star Wars: The Old Republic2011Video GameMaster Yuon Par / Additional Voices (voice)
Chinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves2008Mrs. Duncan
Three Priests2008Rachel
Tortilla Heaven2007Petra
Seven Days of Grace2006Jewel
Headspace2005Dr. Karen Murphy
Mother Teresa2003TV MovieMother Teresa
Island Prey2001Catherine Gaits
El grito2000Laura
Star Wars: Force Commander2000Video GameAT-AA Driver / Abridon Refugee 2 (voice)
Batman Beyond2000TV SeriesTalia al Ghul
Superman1999TV SeriesTalia al Ghul
Shame, Shame, Shame1999Therapist
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron1998Video GameKasan Moor / Other Rogue Members (voice)
The Gardener1998Mrs. Carter
Pinky and the Brain1998TV SeriesQueen
Boy Meets World1997TV SeriesAunt Prudence Curtis

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lost Horizon1973performer: "SHARE THE JOY", "THE THINGS I WILL NOT MISS"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Actor's Journey2011Video documentaryHerself
The Actor's Journey for Kids2011Video documentaryHerself
The Psycho Legacy2010Video documentaryHerself
2008 Camie Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
The 21st Annual Genesis Awards2007VideoHerself
The 12 Days of 'Black Christmas'2006Video shortHerself
Fractured Skulls: The Making of Headspace2006Video shortHerself
I Married a Princess2005TV SeriesHerself
That Was the Week We Watched2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
The Great Christmas Movies1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II1997Video documentaryHerself (segment "Liberian Girl")
Into the Night1990TV SeriesHerself
Hour Magazine1984TV SeriesHerself
Today1984TV SeriesHerself
US Against the World1977TV MovieHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1968-1973TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Merv Griffin Show1971TV SeriesHerself
The Donald O'Connor Show1968TV SeriesHerself
The Teen-Age Lovers of Verona1968TV Movie documentaryHerself / Juliet
Now and Then1967TV Series documentary shortHerself (1967)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome to the Basement2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Juliet
Black Christmas Legacy2015Video shortHerself
Clarkworld2009DocumentaryHerself
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!2008DocumentaryChris Walters
The Kid Stays in the Picture2002DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette1978TV ShortRosalie Otterbourne

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1969Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USAMost Promising Newcomer - FemaleRomeo and Juliet (1968)
1969Golden PlateDavid di Donatello AwardsRomeo and Juliet (1968)· Leonard Whiting

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001AnnieAnnie AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television ProductionBatman Beyond (1999)
1970Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsFemale New FaceRomeo and Juliet (1968)

TitleSalary
Romeo and Juliet (1968)£1,500 (plus residuals)

#Quote
1Performers are the neediest people in the world. Unless you've been in that goldfish bowl - nobody can judge unless they've worn those shoes.
2[interview in Daily Telegraph, March 2002] I would love to spend more time in Britain one day. In my heart, I still feel that I'm English, and when I think of home, I think of England.
3Have the confidence to be your own person.

#Trademark
1Sparkling green eyes
2Long dark flowing hair

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