Movie Actress

Olivia Hussey

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Age 72
Birthday April 171951
Birth Sign Aries
City Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Profession Movie Actress

Olivia Hussey is a famous Movie Actress, born on April 17, 1951 in Argentina. As of December 2022, Olivia Hussey’s net worth is $8 Million. Hussey has identified as suffering from agoraphobia.

Parents Joy Alma Hussey, Osvaldo Ribó
Father Andrés Osuna
Mother Joy Alma Hussey
Siblings Not Available
Spouse David Glen Eisley , Akira Fuse , Dean Paul Martin
Children(s) India Eisley, Maximillian Fuse, Alexander Martin

Olivia Hussey Biography

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. Olivia Hussey (born Olivia Osuna; 17 April 1951) 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 (1968). She won a Golden Globe and the David di Donatello Award for her performance, and gained international recognition..

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.

Assuming her mother’s maiden name as her stage name, Hussey appeared on the London stage as Jenny in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, opposite Vanessa Redgrave. During the run of this play, Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli noticed her because “she was the only choice mature enough with experience and natural beauty to play Juliet while still looking 14.” At 15, she was chosen out of 500 actresses to star as Juliet in Zeffirelli’s film version of Romeo and Juliet (1968), opposite Leonard Whiting’s Romeo. Prior to her role in Romeo and Juliet, she had appeared in minor roles in two films: The Battle of the Villa Fiorita and Cup Fever (both 1965), and an episode of the television series Drama 61–67 (1964). In 1969, she won a special David di Donatello Award and the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress for her performance in Romeo and Juliet.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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After the success of Romeo and Juliet, Hollywood producer, Hal B. Wallis, offered her the title role in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), and to co-star with John Wayne in True Grit (1969). In her 2018 memoir Hussey stated that she had “mumbled something about being interested in Anne of the Thousand Days” but added that she “couldn’t see herself with Wayne”. She claims that this “adolescent and opinionated” remark inevitably ended her professional relationship with Wallis and he immediately withdrew his offer from her. “It had taken me less than a minute to talk my way out of it” Hussey stated.

Olivia Hussey Net Worth

Olivia Hussey is one of the richest Movie Actress & listed on most popular Movie Actress. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Olivia Hussey‘s net worth $8 Million.

Net Worth $8 Million
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Source of Income Movie Actress
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House Living in own house.

She studied at the Italia Conti Academy drama school in London.

After the success of Romeo and Juliet, Hollywood producer, Hal B. Wallis, offered her the title role in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), and to co-star with John Wayne in True Grit (1969). In her 2018 memoir Hussey stated that she had “mumbled something about being interested in Anne of the Thousand Days” but added that she “couldn’t see herself with Wayne”. She claims that this “adolescent and opinionated” remark inevitably ended her professional relationship with Wallis and he immediately withdrew his offer from her. “It had taken me less than a minute to talk my way out of it” Hussey stated.

Hussey quit acting for two years following the success of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet, due to an ongoing struggle with agoraphobia. In 1971, Hussey married actor Dean Paul Martin, the son of the singer Dean Martin. They had a son, Alexander Gunther Martin (who became an actor), in 1973, before divorcing in 1978. Dean Paul Martin died in 1987, when his National Guard F-4 Phantom jet fighter crashed in California’s San Bernardino Mountains during a snowstorm.

In 1971, she appeared in the British drama All the Right Noises, followed by the crime film The Summertime Killer (1972), and the musical Lost Horizon (1973), opposite Liv Ullmann, John Gielgud, and Sally Kellerman. In 1974, she played the leading role of Jess Bradford in the Canadian horror film, Black Christmas (1974), which became influential as a forerunner of the slasher film genre of horror films. She played Mary, the mother of Jesus, in the 1977 television production of Jesus of Nazareth (her second work for director Zeffirelli). In 1978 she played Rosalie Otterbourne in Death on the Nile with Peter Ustinov, and appeared in The Cat and the Canary (1979). She also starred as Marit in the Japanese film Virus (1980), and played Rebecca of York in the 1982 remake of Ivanhoe (1982); the same year, she had a lead role in the Australian horror film Turkey Shoot (1982).

Who is Olivia Hussey dating?

According to our records, Olivia Hussey married to David Glen Eisley , Akira Fuse , Dean Paul Martin. As of May 2022, Olivia Hussey’s is not dating anyone.

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In 1987, Hussey appeared in a clip for the Michael Jackson video Liberian Girl, among others, who also included Steven Spielberg, John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Whoopi Goldberg, Lou Ferrigno, and Billy Dee Williams. In 1990, Hussey appeared in two horror projects, playing Norma Bates, the mother of Norman Bates, in Psycho IV: The Beginning, a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960), and in the miniseries It, an adaptation of the Stephen King novel.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Movie Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Argentina. Olivia Hussey celebrates birthday on April 17 of every year.

In 1980, Hussey married the Japanese singer Akira Fuse, in two ceremonies: one at home in Los Angeles, and a second, an Indian wedding, in Miami. She gave birth to their son Max in 1983 and divorced Fuse in 1989.

Who is Olivia Hussey’s daughter?

India Eisley

What happened Olivia Hussey?

“I didn’t think I could ever fall in love again, because I’d loved so much.” She had two more children, Maximillian Fuse and the actor India Eisley, who put her career on pause for a year to help Hussey through breast cancer for a second time – she is now in remission.

Who is Olivia Hussey husband?

Husband

Was Olivia Hussey married to Dino Martin when he died?

The two years between 1987 and 1989 were traumatic for Olivia who had to deal with the divorce from second husband, Akira Fuse, the death of Dino Martin—her first husband, and the death of her mother in England as a result of emphysema.

Did Leonard Whiting and Olivia date?

Hussy admitted she and Whiting, now 68, were attracted to each other. They dated, but the budding romance didn’t last long. They remained lifelong friends and even text each other “at least once every 10 days.”

In 1991, Hussey married the American rock musician David Glen Eisley, a son of actor Anthony Eisley. In October 1993, she gave birth to their daughter, India Eisley. India, also an actress, played her first major role in the American teen drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008).

Hussey has also worked as a voice actress, and was nominated for “Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television Production” at the Annie Awards for her work in the DC animated universe, as Talia al Ghul. She voiced the character of Kasan Moor in the PC/Nintendo 64 game, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron (1998) and was also in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011) as Jedi Master Yuon Par. She also lent her voice to Star Wars: Force Commander in 2000.

Hussey played the lead in Mother Teresa of Calcutta (2003), a biographical film about Mother Teresa, for which she was presented with a Character & Morality in Entertainment Award on 12 May 2007 in Hollywood. She stated in an interview that it had been her dream and wish to portray the role of Mother Teresa of Calcutta since she finished her role as the Virgin Mary in Jesus of Nazareth. 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).

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