Fairuza Balk Biography
Fairuza Balk is an American actress, musician, and visual artist. She is a prominent figure in pop culture, is renowned for her depictions of different “goth-girl” personas that frequently have a gloomy undertone.
She has made countless leading and supporting appearances in both independent and big-budget movies.
|Date of Birth||21 May 1974|
|Place of Birth||Point Reyes, California, United States|
|Award||Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, MORE|
|Net worth||$2 million (estimated)|
Fairuza Balk Background
Fairuza Balk was born on May 21, 1974, in Point Reyes, California, to belly dancer Catherine Balk (1944-2018) and musician Solomon Feldthouse (born David Earle Scaff; 1940-2021).
Balk and her mother resided in Jackson, Michigan, up to the age of two. When they eventually relocated to Vancouver, British Columbia, she started acting at the age of six. For another position, they relocated first to London and then to Paris. Before leaving and traveling back to Vancouver, they stayed there for six months.
Fairuza Balk Career
Fairuza Balk around the summer of 1983, enrolled in her first acting class where she learned how to be confident in front of the camera. Her first job paid her $100 and was in a tourism advertisement for British Columbia. Her first appearance was in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a 1983 television movie. Balk was chosen by Walt Disney Productions when she was in London to play Dorothy Gale in Return to Oz.
She relocated to Paris in 1988 when she was 14 years old to work on Valmont with Milo Forman. She made the decision to enroll in correspondence courses and returned to Hollywood, where her fame as an actor grew. For her work in the Allison Anders movie Gas Food Lodging, she won an Independent Spirit Award in 1992 for best actor.
She played the lead in the 1996 film The Craft, where her character joined forces with Neve Campbell, Rachel True, and Robin Tunney to establish a teenage coven.
She has starred in more than a dozen movies since 2000, and she briefly played in the band G-13. She has also provided voices for animated movies, TV shows, and video games like Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Family Guy, Justice League, and Lords of Ever Quest. She was honored in the 2007 film Return to Oz: The Joy That Got Away.
Fairuza Balk Husband
Fairuza Balk hasn’t been married yet, and there are no records of her previous marriages. Additionally, she had a romantic history with American actor and screenwriter Crispin Glover.
Fairuza Balk Net worth
Fairuza Balk has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She is an American actor, musician, and visual artist.
She is a prominent figure in pop culture, is renowned for her depictions of different “goth-girl” personas that frequently have a gloomy undertone.