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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 in Point Reyes, California. 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 ... See full bio »

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The Craft
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  August Falls (post-production)
Anna Ellison
 2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
- Poker (2015) ... Ginger
- The Octopus (2015) ... Ginger
- Swing Vote (2015) ... Ginger
- Handshake Deal (2015) ... Ginger
 2015/I Battle Scars
 2013 Dose of Reality
 2010 Shit Year
Message Voice (voice)
 2008 Grindstone Road
 2006 Masters of Horror (TV Series)
- Pick Me Up (2006) ... Stacia
 2006 Orpheus (TV Movie)
 2006 Wild Tigers I Have Known
Logan's Mom
 2005 A Year and a Day
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
 2005 What Is It?
Screaming Snail / Insect / Monkey Girl (voice)
 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)
 2000 Red Letters
Gretchen Van Buren
 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 Short)
Vampire Girl
 1994 Tollbooth
 1992 Shame (TV Movie)
Lizzie Curtis
 1991 Deadly Intentions... Again? (TV Movie)
 1989 Valmont
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie)
Barbara - age 12
 1986 The Worst Witch (TV Movie)
Mildred Hubble
 1986 Discovery (Short)
 1985 Deceptions (TV Movie)
Penny Roberts
 1983 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (TV Movie)
Beth Bradley
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Other Works:

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 | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ms. Fairuza Balk


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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I want love, because love is the best feeling in the whole world. See more »


Enjoys listening to punk rock, plays guitar and plays piano. See more »


Dark hair and pale skin See more »



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