Olivia Hussey is an Argentine-British actress. Following her appearance in theatre plays, she had a leading film role in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (1968). This was followed by the films 'All the Right Noises' (1971) and 'Lost Horizon' (1973); the latter bomb at the box office. The actress then went on to star in the movies 'Black Christmas' (1974), 'Death on the Nile' (1978), 'The Cat and the Canary' (1979), 'Turkey Shoot' (1982), 'Ice Cream Man' (1995), 'Tortilla Heaven' (2007) and 'Social Suicide' (2015).
Olivia Hussey has also acted in several miniseries including 'Jesus of Nazareth' (1977), 'The Bastard' (1978), 'The Last Days of Pompeii' (1984) and 'It' (1990). She has also been a part of numerous TV films such as 'The Pirate' (1978), 'Ivanhoe' (1982), 'The Corsican Brothers' (1985), 'Psycho IV: The Beginning' (1990) and 'Mother Teresa of Calcutta' (2003), to name a few.
Based on the well-known play of the same name by William Shakespeare, this Oscar-winning film tells the story of Romeo Montague, a handsome young man, who falls in love with the beautiful and young Juliet Capulet. Although the two want to be with each other, their relationship creates a lot of tension due to the feud between their families.
Death on the Nile is a mystery drama film which tells the story of detective Hercule Poirot, who is on a luxurious cruise down the Nile. However, when a newlywed rich heiress gets killed along with few others, it is up to Poirot to find the killer before the ship reaches its destination.
Black Christmas is a mystery horror thriller film which tells the story of few sorority girls who are stalked by a stranger, during their Christmas break. Things get worse when a local adolescent girl is killed, and they start suspecting that a serial killer might be on the loose.
Summertime Killer is a crime drama action film which tells the story of a six year old boy who witnesses the murder of his father, who is beaten to death by gangsters. Twenty years later, the boy grows up and begins to track down the gangsters responsible and eliminates them all one by one. However, the police detective and the mafia boss who leads the gang, both seem determined to stop him.
Sam Marlow, undergoes a plastic surgery to resemble American actor Humphrey Bogart, whom he considers his idol. He then opens a detective agency, and solves various cases as a private investigator.
When British woman Moira falls in love with Italian musician Lorenzo, she leaves her indifferent husband and children, and goes to Italy. Her children, Michael and Debbie, travel to Lorenzo’s Villa Fiorita in Italy, where joining hands with Lorenzo’s daughter Donna, they try to break-up the couple. Finally, Lorenzo decides to send them home. Will they have to return without their mother?
Olivia Hussey Awards
|Romeo and Juliet||Most Promising Newcomer - Female||1969|