Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Fairuza Balk Biography (1974-)
Born May 21, 1974, in Point Reyes Station, CA; raised in Vancouver, British Columbia; daughter of Solomon Feldthouse (a folk musician) and Cathryn Balk (ateacher of Middle Eastern and flamenco dancing). Education: AttendedBush Davies Performing Arts School, England. Addresses:
Agent--Gersh Agency, Inc., 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5302. Career: Actress. Panpipes (occult craft store), California, owner. Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, best starring performance by ayoung actress in a motion picture, 1985, for Return to Oz; IndependentSpirit Award, best female lead, 1992, for Gas Food Lodging; Annual Cable Excellence (ACE) Award nomination, best supporting actress in a movie orminiseries, National Cable Television Association, 1992, for Shame; Enzian Award for artistic achievement, Florida Film Festival, 1994; shared MTVMovie Award (with Robin Tunney), best fight, 1996, for The Craft.
Addresses: Agent: Gersh Agency, Inc., 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills,CA 90210-5302.
- Birth Details
- May 21, 1974
- Point Reyes Station, California, United States
- Dorothy Gale, Return to Oz(also known as The Adventures of theDevil from the Sky and Oz), Buena Vista, 1985
- Dorothy, The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue,1985
- Molly, Discovery(also known as Zargon), Showscan Film Corporation, 1986
- Delia Brzjinski, The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick(also knownas Bright Spark), Northern Lights, 1988
- Cecile de Volanges, Valmont, Orion, 1989
- Shade, Gas Food Lodging, IRS Releasing, 1992
- Sonya, Imaginary Crimes, Warner Bros., 1994
- Doris, Tollbooth, New Line Cinema, 1994
- Lucinda, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, Miramax, 1995
- Nancy, The Craft, Columbia/TriStar, 1996
- Aissa, The Island of Dr. Moreau, New Line Cinema, 1996
- Alice, American Perfekt, American Perfekt Productions, 1997
- Bella Sotto, The Maker, Maker Productions, 1997
- Voice of Snail, What Is It? Volcanic Eruptions, 1998
- Vicki Vallencourt, The Waterboy, Buena Vista, 1998
- Mona, There's No Fish Food in Heaven(also known as Life inthe Fast Lane), Storm Entertainment, 1998
- Stacey, American History X, New Line Cinema, 1998
- Theresa Calico, Great Sex,1999
- Sapphire, Almost Famous, DreamWorks Distribution, 2000
- Penny Richards, Deceptions, NBC, 1985
- Barbara Hutton at age twelve, Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, NBC, 1987
- Stacey, Deadly Intentions ... Again? ABC, 1991
- Lizzie Curtis, Shame, Lifetime, 1992
- Lisa Carlin, The Danger of Love, CBS, 1992
- Caril Ann Fugate, Murder in the Heartland, ABC, 1993
- Angel Harwell, Shadow of a Doubt, NBC, 1995
- Gretchen Van Buren, Red Letters, HBO, 2000
- Beth Bradley, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, ABC, 1983
- Mildred Hubble, The Worst Witch, HBO, 1986
- "Milos Forman: Portrait," American Masters, PBS, 1989
- Herself and Nancy Downs, The Witching Hour,1996
- Interviewee, Canned Ham: The Waterboy, The Comedy Network, 1998
- Voice, Family Guy, Fox, 1999
- Female vampire, ZZ Top, Breakaway,1994
- Moby, Natural Blues,2000
- Also appeared in Funky Ajoyah by Soul Defense Network.
Interview, October, 1998 .
Maclean's, November 20, 1989 .
Movieline, November 20, 1998 , p. 13.
Fairuza Balk Web Site, http://www.Fairuzasfansite.com/