Olivia Hussey is an English actress. After appearing in theatre in London, Hussey was chosen to play the role of Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's film version of Romeo and Juliet. She won a Golden Globe and the David di Donatello Award for her performance, and gained international recognition. In 1974, she appeared as the lead character, Jess Bradford, in the cult slasher film Black Christmas. She reunited with Zeffirelli in the miniseries Jesus of Nazareth, as Mary, mother of Jesus, and appeared in John Guillermin's Agatha Christie adaptation Death on the Nile. She appeared in several international productions throughout the 1980s, including the Japanese production Virus, and the Australian horror film Turkey Shoot. She appeared in two made-for-television horror productions: Psycho IV: The Beginning and Stephen King's It, both first screened in 1990.
|Born:||Olivia Osuna, April 17, 1951, Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Residence:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Children:||3, including India Eisley|
|Website:||Olivia Hussey's Official site|
|Twitter:||Olivia Hussey's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Olivia Hussey's IMDb|
About Olivia Hussey
Best known for playing Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 film, Romeo and Juliet. She later starred in several horror films including Virus and Death on The Nile.
She studied at the Italia Conti Academy drama school in London.
Hussey has identified as suffering from agoraphobia.
She was married to Dean Paul Martin in 1971, and the couple had a son named Alexander in 1973. She has another son named Maximillian and a daughter named India from later relationships.
She worked with Ben Savage in Boy Meets World.
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- Argentine emigrants to England
- English video game actresses
- New Star of the Year (Actress) Golden Globe winners
- Alumni of the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
- English voice actresses
- David di Donatello winners