Creator / Olivia Hussey

Olivia Hussey is an Argentine-British actress born on April 17, 1951. She is best known as Juliet in the 1968 version of Romeo and Juliet, Jess in Black Christmas (1974) and Rebecca in the 1982 version of Ivanhoe. Her daughter is the actress India Eisley.

This actress provides examples of:

  • Dawson Casting: Famously averted, or at least downplayed. Olivia was actually a teenager when she played Juliet. note 
  • Happily Married: To David Glen Eisley.
  • Rapunzel Hair: The long hair she wore as Juliet reportedly inspired a huge number of young women in the late Sixties to grow waist-length hair like hers.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Olivia suffered from agoraphobia.