Brad Dourif

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Miami Vice Character
Born
March 18, 1950, Huntington, West Virginia
Active
1975-present


Bradford Claude Dourif (born March 18, 1950, Huntington, West Virginia) is an American stage and screen actor who appeared as drug dealer Joey Wyatt in the episode "Theresa" of the series Miami Vice.

Career

Dourif began his career as part of the Huntington Community Players, a local theatre troupe while attending Marshall University, then moved to New York to pursue his acting dreams on the advice of fellow West Virginian actress Conchata Farrell (Two and a Half Men). In New York, he continued his stage acting until he got into movies, first in the 1975 film W.W. and the Dixie Dance Kings, then his Oscar-nominated role as Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (with Vincent Schiavelli), he then received other roles, totaling 143 in all, some of his other movie roles include Eyes of Laura Mars, Heaven's Gate (with Nicholas Woodeson), Ragtime (with Calvin Levels), Dune, Blue Velvet (with Dean Stockwell), Child's Play (as the voice of "Chuckie") and all its' sequels, Jungle Fever (with John Turturro and Lonette McKee), Body Parts (with Jeff Fahey, Color of Night (with Bruce Willis and Ruben Blades), Alien: Resurrection (with Ron Perlman and Dan Hedaya), Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Drop Dead Sexy (with Pruitt Taylor Vince and Xander Berkeley), the 2007 version of Halloween and its' sequels, Few Options (with Laura San Giacomo), and his most recent movie appearance, 2018's Cut Off.

His TV appearances include his 1976 debut in the movie The Mound Builders, other appearances include Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (with Albert Hall and Veronica Cartwright), The Equalizer (episode with Stephen McHattie, Barry Primus, and Sylvia Miles), Moonlighting (with Bruce Willis), Desperado: The Outlaw Wars (with Debra Feuer, Tom Bower, James Remar, and Brion James), The X-Files, Ponderosa, Deadwood (with Ian McShane), Law and Order: SVU (with Richard Belzer), Fringe, Once Upon a Time (with Giancarlo Esposito), and his most recent TV appearance, in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (with Bill Paxton). He also appeared as the limping mystery man in the music video of "Stranger In Town", performed by Toto. Among Dourif's roles is that of mentally disturbed Betazoid crewman Lon Suder on Star Trek:Voyager starring Robert Beltran forst in the second season "Meld" and the third season premiere "Basics".

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