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Fairuza Balk

Born May 21, 1974

Fairuza Balk is an American film actress. She made her theatrical film debut as Dorothy Gale in Disney's Return to Oz. Balk also made notable appearances in Valmont, The Craft, The Island of Dr. Moreau, American History X, The Waterboy, and Personal Velocity: Three Portraits.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Fairuza Balk.


1974 Birth Born on May 21, 1974.
1983 9 Years Old It was not her debut role; that role had been in a television movie titled The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, produced in 1983. … Read More


1988 14 Years Old The role led to other, minor roles, including that of Mildred Hubble in The Worst Witch, and in 1988 she moved to Paris to work on Valmont with Miloš Forman.
1989 15 Years Old By 1989 she was back in Vancouver, where she attended high school. … Read More
1992 18 Years Old In 1992 she was awarded an Independent Spirit Award as best actress for her performance in the Allison Anders film Gas Food Lodging.


In 1996, she appeared in a lead role in The Craft, in which her character formed a teenage coven with characters portrayed by Neve Campbell, Rachel True and Robin Tunney.
1998 24 Years Old In 1998 she gave an intense performance as a neo-Nazi goth-punk opposite Edward Norton in his Academy Award-nominated performance in American History X, and was featured in The Waterboy, alongside Adam Sandler. … Read More


2010 36 Years Old In 2010, Balk released the single "Stormwinds" under the artist title Armed Love Militia.
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