India Eisley

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India Eisley
India Eisley at Cinema City Film Festival 3.jpg
Eisley at the Cinema City Film Festival in March 2008
Born (1993-10-29) October 29, 1993 (age 23)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present

India Eisley is an American actress. She is known for her role as Ashley Juergens in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and her roles as Eve in 2012 film Underworld: Awakening, Sawa in the 2014 film Kite, and Audrina in the 2016 television film My Sweet Audrina.

Early life[edit]

Eisley was born on October 29, 1993, in Los Angeles, California,[citation needed] to musician David Glen Eisley and actress Olivia Hussey.[1] Her grandfather was actor Anthony Eisley.

Career[edit]

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 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.

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]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Mother Teresa of Calcutta English Girl Uncredited[citation needed]
2005 Headspace Martha
2012 Underworld: Awakening Eve
2014 Kite Sawa
2015 Social Suicide Julia
2016 The Curse of Sleeping Beauty Briar Rose/The Sleeping Beauty
2016 Amerigeddon Penny
2017 Adolescence Alice Post-production
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008–2013 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Ashley Juergens Main role; 120 episodes
2014 Nanny Cam Heather Lambert Television film (Lifetime)
2016 My Sweet Audrina Audrina Adare Television film (Lifetime)
TBA Socio Jordan Lead role[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meriah Doty (May 9, 2012). "Girl cast as young Angelina Jolie has more in common than looks". Yahoo. 
  2. ^ "Unremembered Casting". JessicaBrody.com. May 28, 2013. Retrieved May 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ Rebecca Ford (March 24, 2014). "YA Sci-Fi Book 'Unremembered' Acquired by 'Vampire Academy' Producers (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  4. ^ Natalie Jarvey (February 1, 2016). "India Eisley to Star in Thriller Series 'Socio'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 1, 2016. 
  5. ^ Natalie Jarvey (October 12, 2016). "MTV Developing Thriller 'Socio' From Judy McGrath, Digital Veteran Bernie Su (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 16, 2016. 

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