Eliza Patricia Dushku was born on December 30, 1980, in Watertown, Middlesex country, Massachusettes. She is the daughter of Philip R. Dushku, who was an Albanian American administrator and teacher in Boston Public School, and Judith, a university administrator and a professor at Sufflock University. She completed her studies from Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill. She visited the Albanian community and got a sign of an Albanian eagle sign on the back of her neck.
Many modeling agents contact her when she was 10 years old. Her first movie was “That Night”. In 1993, she played a role in “This Boy’s Life”; she was appreciated in this movie. Next year, she played the teenage daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis in “True Lies”. She is also known for her acting on Television series as well as commercials. Her performances in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel “is considered one of her best performances of her career.