Who Is India Eisley – The Actress Who Plays Fauna In ‘I Am The Night’

It was in 2003 that India Eisley made her debut in the movie industry, she featured as an unnamed character in Mother Teresa of Calcutta, a biographical film. Since then, she has appeared in several notable projects like Underworld: Awakening, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and most recently, I Am The Night, where she starred alongside Hollywood heartthrob, Chris Pine. With more than 15 credits to her name, there are a lot of things to learn about the American actress as you will find below.

India Eisley’s Fact Card

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India Eisley’s Early Life and Rise to Fame

The charming Hollywood actress was born as India Joy Eisley on October 29, 1993, in Los Angeles, California. She was born to David Glen Eisley and Olivia Hussey, both of whom are also members of the world’s apex entertainment industry.

They say children learn from their parents, and often follow in their footsteps. While that isn’t always true, it is the case for India. At the age of 10, India Eisley made her debut appearance as an actress in Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Two years later, she played her first significant role as Martha in the 2005 film, Headspace.

Her breakthrough came with her next project which was in 2008; she featured in The Secret Life of the American Teenager, an American teen drama television series created by Brenda Hampton. Eisley played the role of Ashley Juergens in the ABC show which aired from July 1, 2008, to June 3, 2013. Her performance in the show led to other roles in films like Underworld: Awakening, My Sweet Audrina, Look Away, The Curse of Sleeping Beauty, and a few others.

Her Role As Fauna In ‘I Am The Night’

While she racked up credits to build her filmography, India Eisley did not appear in a widely recognized role again until 2019, when she began to appear as Fauna Hodel in TNT’s series, I Am The Night. The series explores the life of her character, as well as her connections to the infamous Black Dahlia murder mystery.

As Fauna Hodel, India plays a leading role alongside Chris Pine. The series created by Sam Sheridan is based on a memoir written by Fauna Hodel, an American author known in some quarters as a motivational speaker.

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India Eisley and Chris Pine in I Am the Night: Image Source

While the show and her performance thereof can’t be regarded as a runaway success, it brought India critical acclaim and has landed her roles in future projects like Altar Rock and The Dougherty Gang.

Details About India Eisley’s Parents and Family

The actress is from a family of entertainers who have been able to establish themselves in the industry. While her father David Glen Eisley (born September 5, 1952) is an American rock singer, songwriter, and actor, her mother Olivia Hussey is a fine actress who has won the Golden Globe.

India Eisley’s father is best known for being the lead singer for the Giuffria (1983–1988), Dirty White Boy (1988–1991), Sorcery (1980-1983), and Stream (1998). He also has a solo career that boasts of three albums: Stranger from the Past (2000), War Dogs (1999), and The Lost Tapes.

Born on the 17th of April 1951 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, India’s mother has her entertainment footprint in acting. Olivia Hussey is famed for her role as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 film version of Romeo and Juliet.

Aside from her parents, one of her two stepbrothers named Alexander Gunter Martin is also into the entertainment business. Alexander Martin came from Olivia Hussey’s relationship with Dean Paul Martin. He has appeared in more than ten movies and TV shows including Portal, Three Priests, and Haunted.

In addition to the foregoing, India Eisley’s grandfather was a prominent actor. Although Anthony Eisley died in 2003, he is remembered for his roles in projects like Fearless Fagan, Deep Space, Monstroid, and much more.

Fun Facts About The American Actress

1. Her other stepbrother is named Max Fuse and was born to Olivia and Akira Fuse, a Japanese musician.

2. Among other things, the I Am The Night actress enjoys cooking.

3. India Eisley has a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 53 kg. Her body measures 35, 24, and 34 inches for her bust, waist, and hips, respectively.

4. India has an active social media presence with thousands of followers across Twitter (@IndiaEisley1029), Facebook, and Instagram (indiaeisley).

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