Over the last 22 years Eliza Dushku has starred in numerous well-known film and television projects. She has maintained a cult-like following for her role as Faith, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and spinoff show Angel, both from creator Joss Whedon, as well as rebel cheerleader, Missy, in the hit cheerleading film Bring It On.
Eliza was discovered by casting agents in Boston, MA, at the early age of 10, for the lead role of Alice in the Warner Brothers film That Night. Immediately following, she landed the role of Pearl alongside Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio in This Boy’s Life, a role that caught the attention of many in the industry. The following year, she starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in James Cameron's True Lies.
(See filmography (www.imdb.com) for a complete list of her work in film, television, VoiceOver and video games!)
Most recently she starred and produced for Fox’s Dollhouse, also created by Joss Whedon. She is currently producing a biopic of famed photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, as well as a documentary about her father's homeland, Dear Albania, through her Boston Diva Productions company. Eliza is currently starring in the upcoming television reboot of the Roger Moore international-espionage classic, The Saint, as the feisty Patricia Holm.
Dushku is deeply involved in a number of charities, including THRIVE-GULU (www.thrivegulu.org) a Trauma, Healing and Reflection Center for former child soldiers and victims of the war in Northern Uganda, founded by her mother Judy in 2009, as well as Camp Hale (www.camphalealumni.org), a camp for inner-city Boston kids. Traditionally an all-boys camp, Camp Hale established an all-girls program in 2012 to provide inner-city girls with the chance to experience the unique opportunities that Camp Hale has to offer.
With over 1.3 million Twitter followers @ElizaDushku, Eliza has a strong voice and provides advocacy in areas such as LGBT, women's and civil rights. Her commentary on political, health, entertainment, tech, gaming, fashion and environmental issues, combined with engaging lifestyle conversations, will be further explored HERE with the pivotal and exciting launch of www.ElizaPatriciaDushku.com.