Balk's earlier screen credits include the role of Cecile de Volange in Milos Forman's Valmont, as well as the telefilm Shame, which earned her a nomination for the Cable Ace Award as Best Supporting Actress. The following year, Balk won the 1993 Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress for her performance in Allison Anders' Gas Food Lodging.
Balk's other feature film credits include Imaginary Crimes, starring opposite Harvey Keitel, Tollbooth, and The Island Of Doctor Moreau, opposite Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer and David Thewlis. She also starred in American Perfekt with Amanda Plummer, Great Sex, and Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead, with Christopher Walken, Andy Garcia, Steve Buscemi and Christopher Lloyd.
On television, Balk appeared as a guest on the season finale of the HBO award-winning show The Sopranos. She also starred in the ABC Mini-series Murder In the Heartland, for which she won critical praise, and Brian Dennehy's Shadow of a Doubt.
Fairuza Balk Facts
|Birth Name||Fairuza Alejandra Balk|
|Birthday||May 21, 1974 (44)|
|Birthplace||Point Reyes Station, California, USA|
|Height||5' 3" (1m60) How tall is Fairuza Balk compared to you?|
|Awards||1997 MTV Movie Awards: Best Fight (for The Craft)|
|American History X|
|Return To Oz|
|The Island of Dr. Moreau|
|Blood into Wine|