Date of Birth:
December 30, 1980
Watertown, Massachusetts, United States Best Quotes:
“I cannot watch my own dailies, ever. I'm my worst critic. It distracts me. I can watch it when it's done, but I'm not the girl that wants to run back and look at the performance.”
“I love the physical roles. I have the utmost respect for stunt people and stunt doubles, but I like to do as much as I possibly can with what's become some pretty significant training.”
“My parents divorced when I was born, and my mother is a political science professor, like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron.”
Eliza Dushku (born Eliza Patricia Dushku on December 30, 1980 in Watertown, Massachusetts) is an American actress. Eliza caught the eye of casting agents when she was just 10-years-old. She was chosen for the lead role of Alice in the film, That Night, after a five-month search. In 1993, Eliza landed the role of Pearl alongside Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio in This Boy’s Life. That launched Eliza’s career, as she then appeared in True Lies with Arnold Schwarzenegger and other major roles. Though she attended to attend Suffolk University in Boston, Eliza submitted a videotape audition for a show that turned out to be Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Eliza scored the role of Faith Lehane, a more troubled Slayer than Sarah Michelle Gellar’s title character. Initially to be on only a handful of episodes, Eliza’s character was so popular, she was made a regular character on the show. In the 2000s, Eliza starred in Bring It On, Soul Survivors and The New Guy. Eliza reunited with Buffy creator, Joss Whedon, in 2007 for the short-lived series, Dollhouse. She has developed a voice-acting career, portraying She-Hulk on multiple Marvel superhero cartoons.
Best Known For:
Eliza Dushku is best known as an actress who starred in movies like Bring It On and played Faith on Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
Eliza openly suffers from ADHD. She began Los Angeles Lakers player Rick Fox in 2009. They split in 2014. That year, Eliza moved back to Boston as she was planning to attend college. She is the founder of Boston Diva Productions and has been involved in humanitarian efforts Her father is Albanian and has obtained Albanian citizenship in 2011. Eliza appeared as herself in her 2015 documentary about the country, Dear Albania.