Krisha Fairchild

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Krisha Fairchild
Born1951 (age 66–67)
Years active1976– present
RelativesTrey Edward Shults (nephew)

Krisha Fairchild is an American actress, best known for starring in her nephew Trey Edward Shults' critically acclaimed film Krisha (2015).[1][2][3][4]She is also known for her role as Louise Lispector in Syfy's horror anthology series Channel Zero: Butcher's Block.



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Dogfight Truckstop Cook
1991 Past Midnight Dr. Zastoupil
1992 Adventures in Spying Mom
1998 Under Heaven Cynthia's Mother also known as In the Shadow
2002 Highway Naomi
2006 The Killing of John Lennon Chapman's Mother
2010 Mother and Son Mother Short film
2011 Two to One Woman Short film
2014 Krisha Krisha Short film
2015 Krisha Krisha
2017 American Folk Scottie
2017 Inheritance Bonnie
TBA Freeland Devi Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Chips, the War Dog DFD Woman Television film
1991 Claymation of Horrors Show Television short; voice role
1992–1994 Northern Exposure Townswoman / Sturdy Woman Guest role; 2 episodes
1992 Crazy in Love Vivien Television film
1992 The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story Teri Television film
1993 Better Off Dead Lurline Television film
2018 Channel Zero: Butcher's Block Louise Lispector Main role; 6 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Torin's Passage Mrs. Plant / Odalisque Voice role
1996 Hellbender Amatsu Logic Stystem / Clarendon Base Voice role
1996 Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When it's Dark Outside Wishing Well / Wink Voice role
1997 Betrayal in Antara Maria Liana / Naomi Voice role
1998 Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell Uncle Blenny Voice role
1998 Police Quest: Swat 2 Suspect / Gangster / Hostage / Patient / Newscaster / Female Lineperson Voice role
1998 Blood II: The Chosen Voice role
1999 Starsiege Squadmate #4 Voice role

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2015 Connect Film Festival, AUS Best Actor (Female) Krisha Nominated
Nashville Film Festival Best Actress Krisha Won
2016 International Online Cinema Awards Best Actress Nominated
Los Angeles Film Critics Association New Generation Award (shared with Trey Edward Shults) Won


  1. ^ Smith, Nigel M. (2016-03-23). "Krisha star Krisha Fairchild: 'I'm 65. I got no time for fear'". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  2. ^ Phalen-Tomaselli, Kathleen. "The haunting eyes of Krisha Fairchild". Glens Falls Post-Star. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  3. ^ "Krisha Fairchild, Star of Krisha, on Getting the Spotlight at Age 65". Vogue. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  4. ^ Phillips, Michael. "'Krisha' review: Terrific portrait of a recovering alcoholic". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2017-02-26.

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