India Joy Eisley or known as India Eisley is a British-American actress. She is best known for her role as Ashley Juergens in the ABC Family drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She is also known for the role of Sawa in Kite as well as Eve in Underworld: Awakening, alongside Kate Beckinsale.
Eisley was born on October 29, 1993, in Los Angeles, California, to musician David Glen Eisley and actress Olivia Hussey. She has two half-brothers from her mom’s two different marriages. Her half-brother Alexander Martin from her mother’s first marriage to Dean Paul Martin & Maximillian Fuse from her mother’s second marriage to Akira Fuse. Her grandfather was actor Anthony Eisley.
At the age of 12, Eisley starred in the film Headspace with her mother in the 2005 movie Headspace. After small roles in various independent films, Eisley gained a major role in 2008 in The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She played Ashley Juergens, younger sister of teen mother Amy Juergens. Her character, Ashley, recently got her GED then left to tour the USA, leaving Eisley free to film other projects.
Eisley starred as Sawa in the 2014 action film Kite, starring Samuel L. Jackson. At the end of 2014, she filmed Social Suicide, a modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet, due for release in late 2015. In the beginning of 2015, she also filmed the dark fantasy film The Curse of Sleeping Beauty as Briar Rose. Eisley also appears in the film adaptation of the VC Andrews’ book My Sweet Audrina, in the title role of Audrina.
She first appeared in the 2003 biographical TV film Mother Teresa of Calcutta for her role as an English Girl. Her role was uncredited in the film. She played the main role as Ashley Juergens in the teen drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager from 2008 to 2013. India appeared in a total of 120 episodes.
Author Jessica Brody has expressed a desire for Eisley to portray her character Seraphina in the film adaptation of her novel Unremembered. Hollywood casting director Michelle Levy was first to recommend Eisley for the role.
- Full Name: India Joy Eisley
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- Born: October 29, 1993
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Height: 5′ 3″
- TV shows: The Secret Life of the American Teenager
- Father – David Glen Eisley (Musician)
- Mother – Olivia Hussey (Actress)
- Siblings – Alexander Martin (Maternal Older Half-Brother) (Actor), Maximillian Fuse (Maternal Older Half-Brother)
- Others – Anthony Eisley (Paternal Grandfather) (Actor), Jonathan Erickson Eisley (Uncle) (Actor)
- Mother Teresa of Calcutta(2003)
- Underworld: Awakening(2012)
- Social Suicide(2015)
- The Curse of Sleeping Beauty(2016)