Olivia Hussey

Born Apr 17, 1951

Olivia Hussey is an Argentinian actress who became famous for her role as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Academy Award-winning 1968 film version of Romeo and Juliet. For this role she won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actress as well as the David di Donatello for best actress. She is also well-known for her role as Mary, the mother of Jesus in the 1977 TV production of Jesus of Nazareth.… Read More

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1951 Birth Born on April 17, 1951.


1968 17 Years Old Chosen out of 500 actresses, she appeared in her first starring role, as Juliet in Zeffirelli's 1968 film version of Romeo and Juliet, opposite Leonard Whiting's Romeo.
1969 18 Years Old In 1969 she won a special David di Donatello Award and the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actress. … Read More


1971 20 Years Old In 1971 Hussey married actor Dean Paul Martin, son of the singer Dean Martin. … Read More
1977 26 Years Old She played Mary, the mother of Jesus, in the 1977 television production of Jesus of Nazareth (her second work for director Zeffirelli).
1978 27 Years Old In 1978 she played Rosalie Otterbourne in Death on the Nile with Peter Ustinov. … Read More
1980 29 Years Old In 1980 Hussey married Japanese musician Akira Fuse in two ceremonies, one at home in Los Angeles and a second, an Indian wedding, in Miami.


1983 32 Years Old She gave birth to her son Max in 1983.
1989 38 Years Old She divorced Fuse in 1989.


1991 40 Years Old In 1991 Hussey married American rock musician David Glen Eisley, a son of the late actor Anthony Eisley.
1993 42 Years Old In October 1993 she gave birth to her daughter, India Eisley.


2008 57 Years Old India, also an actress, played her first major role in the American teen drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager in 2008. … Read More


2015 64 Years Old In 2015 Hussey and Leonard Whiting reunited as on-screen partners in the film Social Suicide (2015), the only film that they both appeared in since Romeo and Juliet (1968). … Read More
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