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Fairuza Balk


"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi) her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. Her parents split up soon after. Fairuza grew up just north of San Francisco, ... See full bio »
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 2015 August Falls (post-production)
Anna Ellison
 2013 Dose of Reality
Rose
 2010 Shit Year
Message Voice (voice)
 2006 Masters of Horror (TV Series)
Stacia
- Pick Me Up (2006) ... Stacia
 2006 Orpheus (TV Movie)
Karen
 2003 Lords of EverQuest (Video Game)
Lady T'Lak (voice)
 2003 Justice League (TV Series)
Penny Dee
- Only a Dream (2003) ... Penny Dee (voice)
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game)
Mercedes Cortez (voice)
 1999-2000 Family Guy (TV Series)
Connie D'Amico
- Let's Go to the Hop (2000) ... Connie D'Amico (voice)
 1995 Shadow of a Doubt (TV Movie)
Angel Harwell
 1994 ZZ Top: Breakaway (TV Movie)
Vampire Girl
 1994 Tollbooth
Doris
 1993 Murder in the Heartland (TV Mini-Series)
Caril Ann Fugate
 1992 Shame (TV Movie)
Lizzie Curtis
 1991 Deadly Intentions... Again? (TV Movie)
Stacey
 1989 Valmont
Cecile
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie)
Barbara - age 12
 1986 Discovery
Molly
 1986 The Worst Witch (TV Movie)
Mildred Hubble
 1985 Deceptions (TV Movie)
Penny Roberts
 1983 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (TV Movie)
Beth Bradley
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Appeared in techno-superstar Moby's music video for "Natural Blues" which began airing in early 2000, along with Christina Ricci. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ms. Fairuza Balk

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm beginning to get pigeonholed as the girl who plays the crazies and weirdoes - and that's not the entirety of who I am. Hopefully, the whole point of being in this profession is that you change into anyone you want to be. See more »

Trivia:

Has a triangle-shaped tattoo on her shoulder because the soldiers of the Nazi regime branded the symbol on the Romany in concentration camps. This is her way of paying respect to her culture and remembering the suffering her ancestors endured. See more »

Trademark:

Dark hair and pale skin See more »

Nickname:

Ru

Star Sign:

Gemini

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