Eliza Dushku is a British actress and model. She is most well known for playing Faith in the award winning television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer as well as its spin-off spin-series Angel. As a performer, Eliza Dushku has achieved notoriety for her portrayal of the character Faith, a powerful, spiritual girl with the ability to communicate with the dead. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for her work in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She went on to play Faith in several spinoff films, including Darkman, Invictus, and Hellraiser.
Eliza Dushku was born in Southern England. It was there where she discovered her love of acting and took up lessons in drama at the theater school she attended. At the age of 17, Eliza Dushku dropped out of high school but pursued her passion of acting through taking part in amateur stage shows. Later on, she began studying acting at the London Centre for the Performing Arts where she honed her skills and gained attention for her performance in one of her first plays, Anais Nin, which was later turned into the film version of the same name.
Eliza Dushku studied at the Royal College of Dramatic Arts for two years before she entered her first professional theatre job in the late nineteen seventies. After some time working on non-performing plays, Eliza decided it was time to start doing what she loves. She decided to give herself a break from performing and take on more popular television roles. She auditioned for recurring characters on popular television shows, such as The corridor, which lasted three seasons, as well as The Incredible Hulk, and finally ended up playing the role of Bridget Jones in the movie version of the same name. Eliza Dushku has gone on to star in over fifty different films, as well as numerous stage appearances.
Eliza Dushku Measurements
|Body Size||34 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches (61 cm)|
|Hips Size||34 inches (87 cm)|
|Shoe Size||6.5 (US)|
|Height||5 feet 4 inch approx to 163 cm|
|Weight||53 Kg approx to 117 Pounds|
Dushku’s first acting career was linked to her time on the Broadway stage. She played the title role in The Little Shop of Horrors, which was made into a stage play, before moving onto the screen. She appeared in various other movies, including Edward Furlong, which were later made into a feature film, and Everybody Loves Raymond, which was later made into a TV series. Dushku also appeared in a number of TV series, including The Firm, Roseanne, Leave It To Beaver and spinoff of The Firm, The Good Wife.
After a spell on the big screen, Eliza Dushku returned to the world of acting, playing supporting roles in several short films. Some of those included the animated film adaptation of the famous Agatha Christie novel, A Dark Sky, and the film adaptation of the book, The Pirate. All of these projects were short films, with Dushku usually spending just a few minutes in each one. However, her association with the animated film, The Pirate, led to her receiving an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her work in that film.
Eliza Dushku has also had a variety of voice-over and is supporting roles throughout her career. She has been known to play evil villains in television shows, such as the villainess possessed by the demon lord in the popular American series Hellraiser, and the evil witch in the Potter and Order of the Phoenix movie series. She has also voiced supporting characters in animated films, cartoons and video games. Eliza Dushku has also been known to appear on the television show Hellsing, as the Countess, and she also had a small role in the video game Hellraiser.