Brad Dourif

Actor, Film actor

1950 –

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Who is Brad Dourif?

Bradford Claude "Brad" Dourif is an American actor who gained early fame for his portrayal of Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and has since appeared in a number of memorable roles. He is best known for his leading role as Charles Lee Ray aka Chucky in the Child's Play franchise, Deputy Clinton Pell in Mississippi Burning, Younger Brother in Ragtime, Piter De Vries in David Lynch's Dune, GrĂ­ma Wormtongue in The Lord of the Rings and Doc Cochran in the HBO television series Deadwood.

Dourif has also worked with renowned film director Werner Herzog on many occasions, appearing in Scream of Stone, The Wild Blue Yonder, The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans and My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?. From June through September, 2013, Dourif starred alongside Amanda Plummer in an Off Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, his first stage appearance in twenty-nine years.

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Born
Mar 18, 1950
Huntington
Also known as
  • Bradford Claude Dourif
  • Bradford Claude "Brad" Dourif
  • Brad
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Marshall University
  • Aiken Preparatory School
Lived in
  • Huntington
  • Colorado Springs

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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