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Eliza Dushku is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her role as Faith in the TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and as a tough cheerleader in the popular comedy, Bring it On.



Eliza Dushku was born in December 30, 1980 in Watertown, Massachusetts. Her parents were Philip Richard George Dushku, manager and instructor in the Boston Public Schools and Judith Ann Judy Rasmussen, a Political Science Professor at Suffolk University.

Eliza Dushku was raised as Mormon alongside her three siblings. She completed her childhood education from Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts which was trailed by her enrollment in Watertown High School. She studied human anatomy at Suffolk University but she graduated from George Washington University.


Eliza’s big break in acting came when appeared as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis' little girl in the film True Lies'. She enjoyed acting in the movie because she got to run around with the crew as they filmed the elaborate action shots.

She made her way into the mainstream with the TV series ' Buffy the Vampire Slayer' which is still one of her most incredible hits. After this, she appeared in films like 'Bring It On', 'Soul Survivors', 'The New 'Wrong Turn', ' Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back', and 'Tru Calling',.

She had a regular role in the last and fourth season of the Cinemax TV series 'Banshee' in 2016. Because of her work and background, she was welcome to Albania and was given the citizenship of Albania.

She is currently the CEO of Boston Diva Productions and 'THRIVEGulu'. She has built up a strong reputation through her acting career and activism for female rights. She is one of the leading celebrity figures in the feminist movement.

Personal Life


Eliza Dushku is right now in a relationship with businessman Peter Palandjian. Peter has four children from a past relationship.

She was involved with a NBA star basketball player named Rick Fox for a long time from 2009 to 2014. Their relationship finished because of some obscure reasons on June 24, 2014. Before her relationship with Rick Fox, Dushku was dating Brent Bolthouse in 2008-2009 and Seth MacFarlane in 2008. Prior to these relationships, she was also involved with Brad Penny and Matt Dillon.

In 2019, she joined the growing number of actress to come out and claim that they were sexually harassed by people they were working with.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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