Fiona Dourif

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Fiona Dourif
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Dourif at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1981-10-30) October 30, 1981 (age 36)
Woodstock, New York, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present
Parent(s) Brad Dourif
Joni Dourif

Fiona Dourif (born October 30, 1981) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Nica Pierce in two films from the Child's Play franchise, Curse of Chucky (2013) and Cult of Chucky (2017). Dourif's other film roles include Fear Clinic (2014) and Gutshot Straight (2014). Dourif is also known for her roles as Bart Curlish in the television series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and Casey in True Blood.

Early life[edit]

Dourif was born in Woodstock, New York, the daughter of actor Brad Dourif and Jonina Dourif, who made her living as a psychic.[1][2] She has one paternal half-sister, Kristina Dourif, born in 1976.

Acting career[edit]

In 2005, Dourif made her acting debut as Chez Ami Whore in the television series Deadwood. The following year, she was cast as Alice in the television mini-series Thief. The same year, Dourif made her debut film appearance in Little Chenier.

In 2007, Dourif was cast in the short film The Lucky One. In 2008, Dourif portrayed Becky in Garden Party and Lisa in Frank the Rat. The same year, Dourif guest starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Detective Nikki Breslin.

In 2009, Dourif starred in the film The Messenger and had a guest role on the television series Bored to Death. The following year, Dourif starred in the films Mafiosa and After the Fall. Dourif subsequently portrayed Penny in Letters from the Big Man before having a recurring role as Casey in True Blood and a guest appearance on The Protector.[3]

In 2012, Dourif starred in This is Caroline, Cold Living, and The Master. The following year, Dourif portrayed Nica Pierce in Curse of Chucky which went on to become her most recognizable role.[citation needed] In 2014, she was cast in Gutshot Straight, Dangerous Words from the Fearless, Precious Mettle, and Fear Clinic.[4]

In 2016–17, Dourif had had a recurring role as "holistic assassin" Bart Curlish on Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. The series ran for two seasons. Also in 2016, she portrayed Brie in Blood is Blood.[5][6]

In 2017, Dourif reprised her role as Nica Pierce in the horror film Cult of Chucky.[7][8]

Dourif played Jennifer Reddington, long lost daughter of main character Raymond Reddington, in Season 5 of the NBC drama The Blacklist (2018).


Year Title Role Other notes
2005 Deadwood Chez Ami Whore TV series/3 episodes
2006 Thief Alice TV series/4 episodes
2006 Little Chenier Jo Jo
2007 The Lucky One Susan Short film
2008 Garden Party Becky
2008 Frank the Rat Lisa
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Detective Nikki Breslin Episode: Swing
2009 The Messenger Returning Soldier's Wife
2009 Bored to Death Lisa Klein Episode: Stockholm Syndrome
2010 Mafiosa Sam
2010 After the Fall Annie Tolgen TV Movie
2011 Letters from the Big Man Penny
2011 True Blood Casey TV series/8 episodes
2011 The Protector Tamara O'Neil Episode: Safe
2012 This is Caroline Fiona (voice) Short film
2012 Cold Living Moira Short film
2012 The Master Dancer
2013 Curse of Chucky Nica Pierce
2014 Gutshot Straight Gina
2014 Dangerous Words from the Fearless Ruth
2014 Precious Mettle Judy
2015 Fear Clinic Sara
2016–2017 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Bart Curlish Series regular, 15 episodes
2016 Blood is Blood Brie Main Character
2016 Arbor Demon Dana Main Character
2016 Her Last Will Iona Cotton
2017 Cult of Chucky Nica Pierce
2017 When We Rise Young Diane
2018 Shameless Tabitha Youens
2018 The Blacklist Jennifer Reddington 3 episodes (Season 5)


  1. ^ "'Fear Clinic': Actress Fiona Dourif talks new horror film, career". 21 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Fiona Dourif Biography, Celebrity". Retrieved November 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "'True Blood' Rookies Introduce Their New Characters". MTV. Retrieved January 6, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Interview: FEAR CLINIC Star Fiona Dourif Talks Working with Robert Englund, Horror, and More". Nerdist. Retrieved January 6, 2017. 
  5. ^ Hanley, Ken. "Exclusive Teaser: Fiona Dourif in "BLOOD IS BLOOD"!". Retrieved January 6, 2017. 
  6. ^ "A Conversation With The Cast And Creators Of Dirk Gently: Holistic Detective Agency". Bleeding Cool News. Retrieved January 6, 2016. 
  7. ^ "The Next Chucky Movie Looks and Sounds Pretty Horrifying". Gamespot News. January 5, 2016. Retrieved January 6, 2017. 
  8. ^ "'Horror's scariest doll is back again in new 'Cult of Chucky' teaser trailer". Digital Trends. Retrieved January 6, 2016. 

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