Brad Dourif

Brad Dourif

Movie Actor

Bradford Claude Dourif is an American actor. He was nominated for an Oscar, and won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for his film debut role as Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

Full Name
Bradford Claude Dourif
Mar 18, 1950
5′ 9″
Net Worth


Brad Dourif was born on March 18, 1950 in Huntington, West Virginia. His zodiac sign is Pisces and his ethnicity is Caucasian. He is the son of Joan Mavis Felton and Jean Henri Dourif, and he has two sisters. Brad attended Marshall University after graduating from high school, where he majored in pre-med but later switched to acting. 

Brad’s career began in 1973 with a role in the movie “The Wild Party”. After this, he went on to star in various films such as “One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest” (1975), “Ragtime” (1981) and “Mississippi Burning” (1988). He also had recurring roles in the television series “Twin Peaks” (1990-1991) and “Deadwood” (2004-2006).

In addition to his film and television roles, Brad has voiced characters for several video games including “Mass Effect 3” (2012), “Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” (2011) and “Fallout 4” (2015). He also provided the voice for Chucky in the cult classic horror film franchise “Child's Play”, voicing all six entries into the series since 1988.

In 2014, Brad received a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Gríma Wormtongue in Peter Jackson's award winning adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien's classic novel “The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers” (2002).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1954</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Brad Dourif is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 18, 1954, Brad Dourif was born in Huntington, West Virginia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes First Acting Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Dourif made his first acting debut in the horror film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Best Supporting Actor Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Dourif wins the Best Supporting Actor award from the National Board of Review for his role in John Huston's The Dead.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Takes on Role as Grima Wormtongue</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Dourif takes on the role of Grima Wormtongue in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Movie Body Parts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Dourif stars as Bill Chrushank in the movie Body Parts.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Saturn Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Dourif receives a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in Season 1 of Deadwood</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Dourif appears in one episode of the HBO series Deadwood.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brad Dourif is a great actor who has starred in numerous films. He has the ability to bring life to any character he plays, no matter how small or large. His acting range is impressive and he's able to portray characters with depth and emotion.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Academy Award Nominee</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brad Dourif has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. This is an amazing accomplishment and a testament to his talent and dedication to the craft of acting.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Appeared in Cult Classics</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Brad Dourif has appeared in some of the most beloved cult classics, such as "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest". His memorable performances in these films have endeared him to millions of fans around the world.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Nominated for an Oscar</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brad Dourif was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1984 for his role as Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Voiced Chucky in Child's Play Franchise</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brad Dourif has been the voice of the iconic horror movie villain - Chucky - in the Child's Play franchise since 1988.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared in Lord of the Rings</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brad Dourif appeared in all three films of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, playing the part of Wormtongue.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Collects Artwork</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In his spare time, Brad Dourif collects artwork from various artists and galleries around the world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Grandson of a Nobel Prize Winner</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Brad Dourif is the grandson of Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine - George Davis Snell.</p></div>


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