- While accompanying her actor brother to an audition when she was 10, she tripped on a flight of stairs and sustained a bloody nose; her dramatic reaction to the injury caught a casting agent's eye.
- Beat out thousands of other hopefuls in a nationwide search to win a lead role in 1992 drama That Night; it was her film debut.
- Her mother briefly put a stop to her acting career—which included roles in True Lies and This Boy's Life—because she didn't like the way her teenage daughter was behaving.
- After finishing high school, returned to acting with the horror-drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, on which she played misfit slayer Faith.
- In honor of her father's Albanian heritage, she has a tattoo on her back of the double-headed eagle from the country's flag.
- Barbara Rasmussen — Grandmother
- Philip R. Dushku — Father
- Aaron Dushku — Brother
- Judith — Mother
- Jim Colman — Stepfather
- Rick Fox — Ex-significant Other
- Benjamin Dushku — Brother
- Nate Dushku — Brother
Season 3, Episode 14
- Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
- Birthday: December 30, 1980, Capricorn
- Profession: Actor
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