India Eisley was born in October 1993 into a performing arts family in Los Angeles. Her mother is actress Olivia Hussey, her father is musician David Glen Eisley and her grandfather, Anthony Eisley. Coming from a family of performers, India grew up on film sets looking at her mother work and she fell in love with acting.
India landed her first role in 2003 at the age of 10, where she played an English girl in the film Mother Theresa. Her career has exposed her to both television and independent film productions and her first major film role came in 2005, where she acted as Martha in the movie Headspace alongside her mother. Since then, India has pursued and landed many other films and landed leading roles in them. She acted alongside Samuel L. Jackson as Sawa in the movie Kite (2014), and in Social Suicide (2015) the modern day Romeo and Juliet. Her biggest roles in film thus far came in the movies Underworld Awakening and as Briar Rose in the production The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016).
India is well known for her role as Ashley Juergens in the ABC television series The Secret Life of an American Teenager (2008-2013). She gained a lot of television acting experience in the ABC role and landed at least three other television roles on Lifetime movies in 2014, 2016 and now in 2019 on the TNT mini-series I Am The Night. As an actress, India always aspires to perform her best at each role. The Playground is where she goes to help her refine her skills and get her ready for new roles.
The Playground is a place where actors are immersed into the craft of television and film acting. Our mission is to help young talented children along their path to success in the world of performing arts. It is the best place for young actors to learn new skills and experienced actors to refine what they already know. With opportunities for young, upcoming and experienced actors in the entertainment industry, our academy is the perfect place for them to perfect their skills.
Our academy is operated by a director with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. We also boast of having the best acting coaches who will provide personalized assistance. Our specially designed program also give our young actors the competitive edge that will help them land major acting roles. With these excellent qualifications associated with The Playground, we can help our students achieve success within the entertainment industry.