Arija Allison Bareikis
July 21, 1966
Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
Arija Allison Bareikis (born July 21, 1966) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Officer Chickie Brown in the TV crime drama Southland. She is also known for the films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and The Purge.
Early life and education
Bareikis was born in Bloomington, Indiana in July 1966. She has partial Lithuanian ancestry. She is a 1988 graduate of Stanford University. Her mother is Carol Harton and her father, Bob Bareikis, is a professor of Germanic literature at Indiana University. She has one sister, Anitra.
Bareikis starred alongside Rob Schneider as Kate in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) and played LAPD police officer Chickie Brown in the police drama series Southland for its first three seasons. As of May 2018[update], Bareikis' most recent screen role was a 2016 episode of the television series Power, as MJ.
|1993||Celestial Navigation||Pamela||Short film|
|1994||Twisted Tales||Tracey||Segment: "Hungry Like A…Bat?"|
|1997||Ties to Rachel||Rachel|
|1997||The Myth of Fingerprints||Daphne|
|1998||Pants on Fire||Nicki|
|1998||The Naked Man||Kim Bliss|
|1999||30 Days||Sarah Meyers|
|1999||Snow Falling on Cedars||Susan Marie Heine|
|1999||Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo||Kate|
|2004||Melinda and Melinda||Sally Oliver|
|2005||Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo||Kate Bigalow||Uncredited|
|2007||Leaving Gussie||Thyme||Short film|
|2007||Before the Devil Knows You're Dead||Katherine|
|2009||Frame of Mind||Jennifer Secca|
|2011||The Stand Up||Mrs. Rundgren|
|2013||The Purge||Mrs. Grace Ferrin|
|2016||Tao of Surfing||Megan|
|2018||The Witch in the Window||Beverly|
|1992||Joe's Apartment||Lily Dougherty||MTV Television short film|
|1996||One Life to Live||Emily di Mauro||Recurring character|
|1997||Law & Order||Kim Triandos||Episode: "Matrimony"|
|1999–2000||Oz||Tricia Ross||Episodes: "The Truth and Nothing But…", "Napoleon's Boney Parts", "Unnatural Disasters", "U.S. Male", "Obituaries", and "The Bill of Wrongs"|
|2002||The American Embassy||Emma Brody||Episodes: "Walking on the Moon", "Agent Provocateur", "Pilot", "China Cup", "Driven", and "Long Live the King"|
|2002||Without A Trace||Maggie Cartwright||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2003||A Painted House||Kathleen Chandler||Hallmark Television movie|
|2004||Crossing Jordan||Detective Annie Capra||Episodes: "Oh, Brother Where Art Thou?", "Dead in the Water", "Missing Pieces", "Till Death Do Us Part", and "Devil May Care"|
|2005||Grey's Anatomy||Savannah||Episode: "Let It Be"|
|2005–2009||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Helen Bramer / Nurse Gina Lowe||Episodes: "Stress Position" and "Astoria Helen"|
|2011||Royal Pains||Natalie's Mother||Episode: "A History of Violins"|
|2009–2011||Southland||Police Officer III Chickie Brown||Lead Character: 19 episodes|
|2016||Power||MJ Hazen / MJ||Episodes: "Don't Go", "Trust Me", and "In My Best Interest"|
|2017||Bull||Moira Dickerson||Episode: "Make Me"|
- Levesque, John (January 17, 2002). "A moment with ... Arija Bareikis, actress". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Archived from the original on March 1, 2012.
- Arija Bareikis Biography (1966-2016)
- "TNT >> Southland Cast Bios >> Arija Bareikis". Archived from the original on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2011-03-05.
- Loren, Lela (August 28, 2016). "Power episode 7: Actress Lela Loren on how FBI interrogation scenes get made". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 2, 2016.