On the personal front, she is married to David Glen Eisley, an American rock musician.
Her first real break was when she was spotted by Franco Zeffirelli during the play The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
Her father, Andreas Osuna, alias Isvaldo Ribo, a renowned Argentine opera and tango singer, was her father, while her English mother encouraged her early inclinations for the performing arts.
So then, it wasn't that difficult.
In America, it was very taboo.
Olivia Hussey born Olivia Osuna; 17 April 1951 is an Argentine actress who became famous for her role as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 film version of Romeo and Juliet, winning a Golden Globe and also the David di Donatello Award for best actress.
Zeffirelli first noticed her in that stage play.