Eliza Dushku

Eliza Dushku

actress, producer

Born December 30, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month search throughout the United States for the perfect girl to play the lead role of Alice opposite Juliette Lewis in the film That Night (1992). Since then, she has been in several films and has worked with actors such as Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Reiser, and Jim Belushi. Born in Boston on December 30, 1980, she has studied the piano, drums, and several types of dance (jazz, tap, and ballet). Her previous acting experience includes numerous amateur presentations at the Watertown Children's Theater where she was part of the company since she was in the first grade. In addition to acting, she is sometimes seen on stage at the Children's Theater signing for the deaf.

Filmography

Connections

  • Fred Tatasciore

    Fred Tatasciore

  • Seth Green

    Seth Green

  • Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown

  • Ben Diskin

    Ben Diskin

  • Joss Whedon

    Joss Whedon

  • Tahmoh Penikett

    Tahmoh Penikett

  • Harry Lennix

    Harry Lennix

  • Fran Kranz

    Fran Kranz

  • Maurissa Tancharoen

    Maurissa Tancharoen

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Horror
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Sports
  • Science Fiction