India Eisley

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India Eisley (born October 29, 1993) is an 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.

Early life[edit]

Eisley was born on October 29, 1993, in Los Angeles, California, to American musician David Glen Eisley and English-Argentine actress Olivia Hussey.[1] She has two older half-brothers, Alexander Martin (b. 1973) and Max Fuse (b. 1983), from her mother's previous marriages.


Eisley and her mother appeared together 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.

Eisley stars as Sawa in the 2014 action film Kite, starring Samuel L. Jackson.

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.[2][3]


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Mother Teresa of Calcutta English Girl Uncredited
2005 Headspace Martha
2012 Underworld: Awakening Eve
2014 Kite Sawa
2014 Nanny Cam Heather TV film
Year Title Role Notes
2008–2013 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Ashley Juergens Main role; 120 episodes


  1. ^ Meriah Doty (9 May 2012). "Girl cast as young Angelina Jolie has more in common than looks". Yahoo. 
  2. ^ "Unremembered Casting". 28 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "YA Sci-Fi Book 'Unremembered' Acquired by 'Vampire Academy' Producers (Exclusive)", The Hollywood Reporter", Rebecca Ford, March 24, 2014.

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