Is Fairuza Balk married? No, she isn’t. Gas Food Lodging star is currently single but has been into the limelight for having a relationship link with multiple celebrities in the industry. She has previously dated actor/ filmmaker/ author Crispin Glover (born on April 20, 1964). The duo also worked together in the 2005 American surrealist film What Is It? also starring Steven C. Stewart. When Balk’s voice acting in Glover’s directorial venture was confirmed, media reported that there is a romance between them. The duo made their appearance together at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. They never talked about their relationship openly and therefore the exact date when they separated isn’t revealed.
Balk was also romantically linked with Harry Potter film series star David Wheeler (born on 20 March 1963). The duo worked together in 1996 American science fiction horror film, The Island of Dr. Moreau. The rumors about their affair spread when they started sharing a close moment in the 1997 Academy Award. Further, they were also spotted in many other events. Many of the online sites have reported that they dated from 1996 to 1997. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Balk:
Who is Fairuza Balk?
Born as Fairuza Balk, she landed on the planet on May 21, 1974, which makes her age be 47 years old as of 2021. By profession, she is an American actress, visual artist and musician. She is mostly credited for playing complicated characters with a dark edge and working for independent films. In 1985, she made her film debut appearing in Disney’s Return to Oz as Dorothy Gale. Since then, she has appeared in multiple films including Gas Food Lodging (1992), Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead (1995), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996), The Waterboy (1998), Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002), Don’t Come Knocking (2005), Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006) and Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009). Since 2010, she has been releasing music under Armed Love Militia, the name of her unsigned act.
Fairuza Balk’s Family Background
Balk was born in 1974 and his place of birth is in Point Reyes, California. Talking about her family background, she was born to parents named Solomon Feldthouse (father) and Catherine Balk (mother). her father was born David Earle Scaff was a musician. Likewise, her mother’s profession was a belly dancer. Below is the picture of Balk with her mother:
About her name
Her name ‘Fairuza” means “turquoise” as it comes from Persian origin. Her name was given by her musician father considering the color of her eyes.
She lived with her mother in Jackson, Michigan until the age of two. Later, they moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where she started acting at the age of six. They also moved to London and Paris where they lived for six months and later returned to Vancouver.
Ethnicity and Religion
Regarding Balk’s ethnicity, she is of Blackfoot, Cherokee, Romani, Polish and Irish descent. She has never talked about her religion, however, she is supposed to be a Christian.
Career and Professional Journey
She used to operate an occult shop in Los Angeles in addition to acting which she started in her early school days. At the age of 11, she played the role of Dorothy Gale in the British-American dark fantasy film Return to Oz for which she earned a nomination for Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. The following year, she played the role of Molly in the short film Discovery. In 1988, she appeared as Celia Brzjinski in the Canadian film The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick. The following year, she appeared as Cecile in the French-American romantic drama film Valmont.
For her role in the 1992 drama film Gas Food Lodging as Shade, she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. In 1994, she was starred in Tollbooth and Imaginary Crimes. In 1995, she played the role of Lucinda in the crime drama Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead. She came into the limelight after playing the amazing role of Nancy Downs in the teen supernatural horror film The Craft for which she won MTV Movie Award for Best Fight sharing it with actress Robin Tunney (born on June 19, 1972). She also won the nomination for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role.
The following year, she was starred in the science fiction horror film The Island of Dr. Moreau as Aissa. In 1997, she appeared in the road/crime thriller film American Perfekt and drama film The Maker as Alice Thomas and Bella Sotto respectively. The following year, she appeared in three films The Waterboy as Vicki Vallencourt, American History X as Stacey and There’s No Fish Food in Heaven as Mona. In 2000, she was starred in the comedy-drama film Almost Famous as Sapphire.
Her other film credits include Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002), Deuces Wild (2002), Don’t Come Knocking (2005), Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), Dose of Reality (2013), Lost Soul (2014), Battle Scars (2015), Hell Is Where the Home Is (2018), The Craft: Legacy (2020) and many more.
Moving towards her television career, she has earned multiple credits in television film and series. Her first role was of Beth Bradley in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. From 1985 to 1992, she appeared in several television films like Deceptions (1985(, The Worst Witch (1986), Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987), Deadly Intentions… Again? (1991), Shame (1992) and The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992). In 1993, she played the role of Caril Ann Fugate in the television miniseries Murder in the Heartland.
Her other television credits include ZZ Top: Breakaway (1994), Shadow of a Doubt (1995), The Sopranos (2001), Orpheus (2006), Masters of Horror (2006), paranormal reality television series Celebrity Ghost Stories (2011–2012), television crime drama television series Ray Donovan (2015), supernatural musical thriller television series Paradise City (2021-present) and many more.
Mysterious Personal Life
American actress Fairuza Balk isn’t married yet and therefore discussing her husband is completely useless. In the past, she has been rumored to several celebrities at different times. Her past relationship which has been reported on several online media includes actors Crispin Glover and David Wheeler.
Body Measurements: How Tall is Fairuza Balk?
Actress Fairuza Balk stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 3 inches or 160 cm. She weighs about 54 kilograms or 114 pounds. Her hair color is light brown and often dyes her hair to different colors including red, black or dark brown. Her distinctive features include her average height, petite frame, shoulder-length, straight hair, cheerful smile and husky voice. One can find multiple tattoos in her body including one in her right arm and on her left shoulder with a triangle-shaped design.
How Much is The Net worth of Fairuza Balk?
Fairuza Balk has an estimated net worth of 2.3 million USD. Most of her earnings come from her contribution to the acting industry from where she has earned awards like Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. She has also gained success in the music industry where her musical outlet, released the single “Stormwinds” in 2010. She also joined the group show ‘MiXTAPE’ with several artists like Marion Peck, Mark Ryden, Jessicka Addams and Camille Rose Garcia.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Fairuza Balk is prepared by multiple wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Her Instagram profile is reachable @fairuza where she has amassed more than 126k followers. Find her on Twitter @fairuza where she has garnered more than 45k followers. Reach her through her website www.fairuza.org.
Fairuza Balk is one of the most talented actress known for her roles in Gas Food Lodging (1992), The Craft (1996), television biographical drama Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987), miniseries Murder in the Heartland (1993) and many more. She has been keeping her private life out of the media’s attention and enjoys her professional life at her best.
Birth Name: Fairuza Balk
Date of Birth: May 21, 1974
Place of Birth: Point Reyes, California, the United States
Parents Name: Solomon Feldthouse (father) and Catherine Balk (mother)
Profession: Actress, Musician and Visual artist
Height: 5 feet and 3 inches or 160 cm
Weight: 54 kilograms or 114 pounds
Net Worth: US$2.3 million (estimated)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Unmarried
Spouse/ Boyfriend: Crispin Glover, David Wheeler
Children: Not yet