Brad Dourif Biography (1950-)

Full name, Bradford Claude Dourif; born March 18, 1950, in Huntington, WV; son of Jean Dourif (a factory owner and art collector) and Joan Dourif Campbell(an actress; maiden name, Bradford); stepson of Bill Campbell (a golfer); married Jonina (some sources cite name as Janet; an addictions counselor; divorced); children: Kristina (some sources spell name Christina), Fiona. Addresses: Contact: c/o 170 North La Peer, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Agent: Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Birth Details
March 18, 1950
Huntington, West Virginia, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Billy Bibbit, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, United Artists, 1975
  • W. W. and the Dixie Dancekings, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975
  • Boris Koltowski, Gruppenbild mit Dame (also known as Group Portrait with Lady and Portrait de Groupe avec Dame), United Artists,1977
  • Tommy Ludlow, Eyes of Laura Mars, Columbia, 1978
  • Hazel Motes, Wise Blood (also known as John Huston's Wise Blood), New Line Cinema, 1979
  • Mr. Eggleston, Heaven's Gate (also known as Johnson County Wars), United Artists, 1980
  • Younger brother, Ragtime, Paramount, 1981
  • Piter De Vries, Dune, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group/Universal,1984
  • Martin Klamski, Istanbul, 1985
  • Kevin Harrington, Impure Thoughts, Double Helix Films, 1986
  • Raymond, Blue Velvet, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • Leo Nova, Fatal Beauty, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987
  • Charles Lee Ray/voice of Chucky, Child's Play, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • Deputy Clinton Pell, Mississippi Burning, Orion, 1988
  • Split, American International Pictures, 1988
  • David (some sources cite Sam), Spontaneous Combustion, Taurus Entertainment, 1989
  • John Barnes, Murder Blues (also known as Dead Certain), 1989
  • Medium Rare, 1989
  • Farley, Grim Prairie Tales, Coe-Hahn Releasing, 1990
  • James Venamon (the Gemini killer), The Exorcist III: Legion (alsoknown as The Exorcist III and William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist III), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Paul Sullivan, Hidden Agenda, Hemdale Releasing, 1990
  • Tucker Cleveland (the exterminator), Graveyard Shift (also known as Stephen King's The Graveyard Shift), Paramount, 1990
  • Voice of Chucky, Child's Play 2, Universal, 1990
  • Voice of Chucky, Child's Play 3 (also known as Child's Play 3:Look Who's Stalking), Universal, 1990
  • Weasel, Sonny Boy, Triumph Releasing, 1990
  • Bud Cowan, The Horseplayer, Greycat Films, 1991
  • Johnny Reynolds, Chaindance (also known as Common Bonds), Academy Entertainment, 1991
  • Leslie, Jungle Fever, Universal, 1991
  • Remo Lacey, Body Parts, Paramount, 1991
  • "Fingerless," Schrei aus Stein (also known as Cerro Torre Scream of Stone, Scream of Stone, Cerro Torre, le Crie de la Roche, and Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein), 1991
  • Al Bert, Critters 4, New Line Home Video, 1992
  • Hemingway, London Kills Me, Fine Line, 1992
  • John Barnes, Dead Certain, Hemdale Home Video, 1992
  • Dr. Lloyd, Trauma (also known as Aura's Enigma and DarioArgento's Trauma), Republic, 1993
  • Father Tyrone, Final Judgment, 1993
  • Officer Donnie Donaldson, Amos & Andrew, Columbia, 1993
  • Clark, Color of Night, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Hunter, A Worn Path, 1994
  • Byron Stamphill, Murder in the First, Warner Bros., 1995
  • Jack Dante, Death Machine, Trimark Pictures, 1995
  • Reiger, Phoenix, 1995
  • Teddy, Sworn to Justice (also known as Blonde Justice), 1996
  • Dr. Gedimen, Alien: Resurrection (also known as Alien 4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • The duty doctor, Nightwatch, Miramax/Dimension, 1997
  • Lieutenant John G. "Gonzo" Coleman, Best Men, Orion, 1997
  • Dr. Wheedon, Senseless, Miramax, 1998
  • Farley Deeds, Grim Prairie Tales II: Rescue Party, 1998
  • Gas station attendant, Urban Legend (also known as Mixed Culture and Urban Legends), TriStar, 1998
  • Voice of Chucky, Bride of Chucky (also known as Chucky), Universal, 1998
  • Wilson Edwards, Brown's Requiem, Avalanche Releasing, 1998
  • 40 Large, 1998
  • Playing Patti, 1998
  • Colin McCammon, Cypress Edge, MTI Home Video, 1999
  • Dr. Bert Clavell, The Progeny, Sterling Home Entertainment/Fries Film Group, 1999
  • Weber, Interceptors, Unified Film Organization, 1999
  • The Prophecy III: The Ascent, Dimension, 1999
  • Silicon Towers, MTI Home Video, 1999
  • The Storytellers, KOAN Inc., 1999
  • Lieutenant Garland, The Ghost (also known as Code of the Dragon), Regent Entertainment, 2000
  • Roland Montague, Shadow Hours, Newmark Films, 2000
  • Mr. Pascal, Soulkeeper, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2001
  • Voice of Chucky/Charles Lee Ray, Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation(also known as Boogeymen), Flixmix, 2001
  • Grima Wormtongue, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (also known as The Two Towers), New Line Cinema, 2002
  • B. B. Gallen, The Calling (also known as Men of Faith), 2002, Sabeva Film Distribution, 2004
  • Grima Wormtongue, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (also known as Der Herr der Ringe: Die Rueckkehr des Koenigs), New LineCinema, 2003
  • Radescu, Vlad, Quantum Entertainment, 2003
  • Stan, The Box, Imageworks Entertainment International, 2003
  • The Great War of Magellan (short film), Su-Shan Productions, 2003
  • Cyrus, El Padrino, Heartless Films, 2004
  • Herman, Drop Dead Sexy, Arrival Pictures/Mythos Studios, 2004
  • Professor Kapps, The Hazing (also known as Dead Scared), Lightning Entertainment, 2004
  • Voice of Chucky, Seed of Chucky, Rogue Pictures, 2004
  • Brew, Lions Gate Films, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Maurice "Frenchy" Devereaux, Ponderosa, PAX TV, c. 2001-2002
  • Doc Cochran, Deadwood, HBO, 2004-
  • Miniseries
  • Danny O'Neill, Studs Lonigan, NBC, 1979
  • David Langtree, Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (also knownas The Mad Messiah), CBS, 1980
  • Seymour Bourne, Rage of Angels: The Story Continues, NBC, 1986
  • Chickie Levitt, Wild Palms, ABC, 1993
  • Movies
  • Sergeant Leonard Matlovich, Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force, NBC, 1978
  • Paul, I, Desire (also known as Desire, the Vampire), ABC, 1982
  • Lamar Sands, Vengeance: The Story of Tony Cimo (also known as Vengeance), CBS, 1986
  • Camillus Fly, Desperado: The Outlaw Wars, NBC, 1989
  • Keith Evans, Terror on Highway 91, CBS, 1989
  • Class of '61, 1993
  • Luther and Bruno the Hermit, Escape to Witch Mountain, 1995
  • Sheriff Bill Douglas, Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story(also known as Crimes of Passion: Escape from Terror), NBC, 1995
  • Kirby, A Step toward Tomorrow (also known as Snakes and Ladders), CBS, 1996
  • M. Eugene "Gene" Hanson, If Looks Could Kill: From the Files of "America's Most Wanted" (also known as America's Most Wanted: If Looks CouldKill and America's Most Wanted: The John Hawkins Story), Fox, 1996
  • Thomas Payne, Blackout (also known as A.K.A. and Midnight Heat), HBO, 1996
  • Reiger, Phoenix, HBO and Sci-Fi Channel, 1997
  • Gabriel, A tekeroelantos naploja (also known as The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man and The Hurdy-Gurdy Man), Magyar Televizio, 1999
  • Mr. Pascal, Soulkeeper, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001
  • Specials
  • Chad Jasker, "The Mound Builders," Great Performances, PBS, 1976
  • Robert McEvoy, "The Gardener's Son," Visions, PBS, 1977
  • The Horror Hall of Fame, syndicated, 1990
  • The Horror Hall of Fame II, syndicated, 1991
  • The Alien Saga (documentary), 2002
  • Making "Deadwood": The Show Behind the Show (documentary), HBO, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Hitchhiker, "Number Eight," Tales of the Unexpected, Anglia Television, 1984
  • Joey Wyatt, "Theresa," Miami Vice, NBC, 1984
  • Fenn, "Out of the Past," The Equalizer, CBS, 1985
  • Father McDonovan, "All Creatures Great ... and Not So Great," Moonlighting, ABC, 1986
  • Max Lyons, "Rage," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1986
  • Joey Wyatt, "Theresa," Miami Vice, NBC, 1987
  • "The Legendary Billy B.," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1987
  • Dr. Overman, "Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble," Murder, She Wrote, CBS,1989
  • Rex, "The Emissary," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known asThe Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1989
  • Virgil, "People Who Live in Brass Hearses," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's Tales from the Crypt), HBO, 1993
  • Luther Lee Boggs, "Beyond the Sea," The X-Files, Fox, 1994
  • Brother Edward, "Passing through Gethsemane," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1995
  • Jimmy, "The Postman Always Moves Twice," Bless This House, CBS, 1995
  • Ensign Lon Suder, "Basics: Parts 1 & 2," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1996
  • Ensign Lon Suder, "Meld," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1996
  • Dennis Hoffman, "Force Majeure," Millennium, Fox, 1997
  • (Uncredited) Voice of Chucky, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1998
  • The devil, "Norm and Shelly," The Norm Show (also known as Norm), ABC, 1999
  • Manno, "Sin Seer," The Hunger, Showtime, 1999
  • Rupert Brauner, "Chinatown," The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 1999
  • "Fugitive," Ponderosa, PAX TV, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Stephen, When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?, Eastside Playhouse, NewYork City, 1973
  • Also appeared in productions of The Doctor in Spite of Himself, Future Is the Eggs, The Ghost Sonata, Three Sisters, and Time Shadows.
  • Videos
  • One Step Beyond: The Making of "Alien: Resurrection," Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2003
  • Himself, Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of "Heaven's Gate," Viewfinder Productions/Specialty Films, 2004
  • The dark one, The Devil's Due at Midnight, 2004
  • Video Games
  • Saavedro, Myst III: Exile, Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2001
  • Voice of Fred, Run Like Hell (also known as RLH), InterplayEntertainment, 2002
  • Albums; Musician
  • Mick Farren, The Deathray Tapes, Alive, 1995
  • The Deviants, Eating Jello with a Heated Fork, Marilyn/Bomp!, 1996

Further Reference


    • Film Comment, November/December, 1989, pp. 44-45

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