After appearing in theatre in London, Hussey was chosen to play the role of Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's film version of Romeo and Juliet. She won a Golden Globe and the David di Parents Award for her performance, and gained international recognition.
Inshe appeared olivia the lead character, Jess Bradford, in the horror film Black Christmas. She appeared in several international productions throughout the s, including the Japanese production Virusand the Australian horror film Turkey Shoot She appeared in two made-for-television horror productions: Psycho IV: The Beginning and Stephen King's Itboth first screened in In addition to screen acting, Hussey has worked as a voice actress, providing voice roles in multiple Hussey Wars video games, including Star Wars: Rogue Teens getting bangedStar Wars: Force Commanderand Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Her parents divorced when she was two years old, and at age seven Hussey moved with her mother and younger brother to London, where she spent the remainder of her early life.