Eliza Dushku

Actor

Born: 30 December 1980
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Best known as: Faith on TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Eliza Dushku is best known for her recurring role as Faith in the Joss Whedon television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Dushku began her acting career when she was a child, and she made her feature film debut in 1992's That Night. She then appeared in This Boy's Life (1993, with Leonardo DiCaprio) and True Lies (1994, with Arnold Schwarzenegger). Eliza Dushku then took time off to finish high school, and in 1998 joined the cast of Buffy (starring Sarah Michelle Gellar), appearing in several episodes as bad girl Faith. She then appeared in Angel (the Buffy spin-off series), and the feature films Bring It On (2000, starring Kirsten Dunst) and City by the Sea (2002, starring Robert DeNiro). From 2003-2005 she starred in the sci-fi drama Tru Calling as a morgue worker with the ability to re-live the past, and in 2009 she starred in Dollhouse, another project from Joss Whedon. Despite a run of short-lived shows, Dushku got another chance at a TV series as the star of Bird Dog (2010).

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