India Eisley was born as India Joy Eisley on October 29, 1993. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Her father’s name is David Glen Eisley, a musician and her mother’s name is Olivia Hussey. Her mother is well-known for playing the role of Juliet for Romeo and Juliet, the Oscar-nominated 1968 film. She has two half brothers: Alexander Martin (her mother’s son from her first husband Dean Paul Martin) and Max Fuse (her mother’s another son from her second husband Akira Fuse). India Eisley is the niece of actor Jonathan Erickson Eisley. The American actress is best known for her role in the ABC Family drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager as Ashley Juergens. Her role of Eve, daughter of Selene and Michael Corvin, in Underworld: Awakening is popular which won her great recognition.
Eisley began acting career by working on independent films in Europe. She appeared in the movie Headspace with her mother in 2005. She was starred in the movie when she was only twelve years. She played small roles for many independent films. In 2008, she got to play a major role for ABC Family Network’s drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. In the movie, she is portrayed as Ashley Juergens, younger sister of teen mother Amy Juergens. While performing the television series, she always felt that the scenario of the series was based on her real life. She felt good to work with the kind of film where a number of teenage issues and problems are highlighted. Eisley considers her real life character sarcastic like Ashley. But she thinks she is not rebellious like Ashely though. Before the making of Underworld: Awakening, India underwent for audition. She was called for several times after the audition. She hadn’t received any definite result unless she went to Starbucks to meet Kate Beckinsale and director Len Wiseman. After two weeks of audition, she was announced to play the role of Eve for Underworld.
Eisley’s height is 5 feet 3 ½ inches or 1.61 meters. She weighs 50 kg or 110 lbs. She’s got green eyes and dark-brown hair. Her ethnicity is based on Argentinian, Scottish and English background. As a child, she used to be a big movie fan. It is said that she even used to dress like characters of her favorite movies and go to her elementary school. She is a great animal lover and has had different kinds of pet. Once she had many pets at once including five dogs, three potbelly pigs, a cat, a parrot and a bunny. She loves them like her own family. She is also known for studying ballet. Her favorite actresses are her own mother Olivia Hussey, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Charlize Theron, Evan Rachel Wood, Cate Blanchett and Emily Blunt. Sean Penn and Mickey Rourke are her favorite actors. She was named after the country India by her mother who had love for the country as well as had a spiritual teacher from the country.
Although Eisley grew up in warm and sunny weather of California, she rather prefers rain and cooler weather to sun. She is happier and calmer with clouds in the sky. She is fond of old music, especially she is a fan of 1920s-1940s music. Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, The Beatles, Oasis and Muse are her favorites. She is crazy for movies too. Godfather Part II, Apocalypse Now and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane are her favorite movies. The multi-talented Eisley is skilled at ballet, tap and modern dance. India had started to take dance lessons from her childhood age. Besides, she has also learned martial art and cycling. The actress can speak in both British and American accent. She did modeling for Mary Kate and Ashley’s Fashion Show. In spare time, she likes to spend hours with her friends over the phone. She also likes to jog and to spend time in gym. At present, she is continuing her high school education. She plans to pursue pet medicine in New York’s University. Her age is 20 years at the moment. It’s not sure if she has a boyfriend or not. Her personal relationship status is still unknown.