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Characters from the Child's Play film series.

Also see Child's Play (2019) for a list of characters from the remake.


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    Charles "Chucky" Lee Ray 
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Click here to see him in his human form from Child's Play 

Debut film: Child’s Play (1988)
Portrayed by: Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif (Cult)

"Think about it, what's so great about being human anyway? You get sick, you get old, you can't get it up anymore. I'm not looking forward to that! As a doll, I'm fucking infamous! I'm one of the most notorious slashers in history! And I don't wanna give that up. I am Chucky, the killer doll! And I dig it!"

The main antagonist of the franchise, as well as the most recurring character. Originally a human serial killer from Chicago known as "The Lakeshore Strangler" who practiced Voodoo, he was chased down by the cops one night that resulted in him being shot by Detective Mike Norris in a toy store. Wanting to escape death, Chucky proceeded to use a Voodoo spell to transfer his soul into a Good Guy Doll. Ever since, Chucky has continued to rack up a body count in his quest to find a human host suitable for him to transfer himself back into while also getting revenge on those he feels has wronged him.


  • 0% Approval Rating: As both Chucky and Charles Lee Ray, a majority of people have many different reasons to despise him due to the horrific legacy he left behind (as Charles Lee Ray) and the innumerable lives he's taken and ruined as a murderous doll. Other than Tiffany, the only people who are known to have affection for Chucky are mentally insane psychos such as Glenda or Angela.
  • And I Must Scream: In the Hack/Slash crossover, it's implied that Chucky is stuck in this type of state whenever he dies. Played majorly in Cult of Chucky where we see that the remains of the Stitched!Chucky's now-decapitated head is kept gagged in a safe and only brought out to be tortured every so often by his old nemesis, Andy Barclay.
  • And This Is for...: In a rare almost Pet the Dog moment, Chucky states "this is for Nica" before stomping Dr. Foley to death slowly and graphically, after having successful possessed Nica.
  • And Your Little Dog, Too! / Evil Is Petty: After killing Sarah Pierce for calling the police on him and inadvertently setting off his original death in the first film, he opts to stay and ruin the lives of the rest of her family by killing most of them, framing her younger daughter Nica for the murders to land her in a mental hospital, and then apparently trying to possess her granddaughter Alice. Damn.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Andy since he repeatedly harasses him and his family. Cemented in Curse of Chucky when his next target, after Sarah and Nica, is Andy.
  • Ax-Crazy: Killing people is literally a hobby to him.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: The main story of Curse of Chucky. He successfully pins his crimes on Nica after killing her mother, getting his revenge on the person who put him away, then makes his way to her niece Alice. The Stinger subverts this with The Reveal he didn't get her body somehow, and instead he promptly gets a shotgun to the face from Andy.
    • He finally does win in Cult, succeeding in possessing Nica's body, locking up Andy in that asylum to take the fall for all the crimes he committed inside the mental hospital, then run out and reunite with Tiffany.
  • Bastard Boyfriend: Tiffany calls him one, even though she's no angel herself.
  • Berserk Button: Cult shows that he takes it very personal when someone's not scared of him.
  • Blood Upgrade: In Child's Play 2, he starts taking his situation more seriously when he starts getting nosebleeds, as it means he's running out of time to Body Surf into Andy.
  • Big Bad: In all of the movies except for Bride and Seed, in which he is more of a Villain Protagonist.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Of course, since who would ever suspect a Good Guy doll of being an infamous Voodoo-practicing Serial Killer? Even Andy and Tyler, his first two intended Soul Jars, think he's a nice guy at first when he reveals to them that he's actually alive.note 
  • Body Horror: He becomes more human the longer he's in the doll, which ultimately makes him a twisted fusion of flesh, blood, plastic, and wires. Kind of light, except it also makes him still feel pain, but unable to die (or so it seems) from more normal biological things like blood loss and shock.
  • The Bully: Being a jerkass psycho serial killer, Chucky is not above bullying such as towards Glen in Seed when he joked Glen's parents must be hiding from his ugliness.
  • The Cameo: Briefly appears in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One as a Godzilla Threshold.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Becomes one in Seed of Chucky. See the above quote.
  • Celebrity Paradox: The show Murder, She Wrote exists in the films' universe, which Tiffany was watching on her television set at the time of her human death before switching to Bride of Frankenstein in Bride. Chucky's actor Brad Dourif has made a guest appearance in an episode of the show.
  • Character Development:
    • He spends most of Bride and Seed needlessly angering Tiffany, but in Curse and Cult it appears he learned from his mistakes and amended his ways to stabilize his marriage to Tiffany even if he is still a psycho serial killer.
    • For the first four movies he really hated being trapped in a doll's body. In the ensuing sequels he's gotten used to staying in it and decides being a killer doll makes him more infamous than as a human serial killer.
    • At the start of Bride, Chucky had no interest in marrying Tiffany at all. But as the movie progressed and he spent more time with Tiff, he does gain a genuine love for her.
  • Child Hater: He explicitly says "I hate kids" during the finale of Child's Play 2.
  • Covered in Scars: His face from Bride onwards. Though he does get a repaired, new face in Cult.
  • Creepy Blue Eyes: Yeah, there's no denying that. Whether he's playing friendly or hacking and slashing away, his eyes are enough to give you the creeps.
    • Not to mention the most notable trademark of Chucky's actor, Brad Dourif, is his icy blue eyes.
  • Deadpan Snarker: In all of the sequel films, especially Seed.
  • Determinator: To the T. Even missing a hand, having his face sliced off, or worse, nothing stops the Chuck from killing or stalking his prey. It's even more impressive, considering he lacks the Feel No Pain a lot of his slasher peers have.
  • Devil in Plain Sight: Nobody noticing Chucky is semi-justified by the fact that nobody seems to think too much of a doll sitting there. Only semi because people rarely question why a doll would be where they find him.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He may be a big-time Jerkass and Serial Killer, but in Cult, Chucky is nonetheless disgusted by schizophrenic Madeleine, Dr. Foley and his sexual abuse of Nica.
    Chucky: And they call me sick? [...] I just...can't with this guy! I don't know whether to kill him or take notes!
    • In Seed even he is disturbed by how utterly Batshit INSANE Glen's split personality Glenda is and gets offended when Tiffany blames him for having created Glenda. Glenda's preference for fire over old-fashioned stabbing also horrifies Chucky, though this could stem from Chucky's fireplace injury in the first movie and Tiffany getting thrown into a working oven in the fourth.
  • Evil Is Hammy: And he gets hammier and hammier with each installment.
  • Evil Laugh: Has a distinctive, bombastic one.
  • Evil Makes You Ugly: In the original trilogy, Chucky's face slowly changes from child-like to looking exactly like Charles Lee Ray the longer he stays in the doll's body.
  • Evil Redhead: As a doll.
  • Evil Sorcerer: His use of voodoo magic in order to repeatedly cheat death makes him one of these. He also tortures and kills his voodoo teacher by injuring a voodoo doll of him.
  • False Friend: To Andy, Tyler, and Alice.
  • Famous Last Words: Since Chucky has died at the end of each of his films, he often gets a last word in.
    Child's Play: "Hi, I'm Chucky. Wanna plaaaaaaay?"
    Bride Of Chucky: "Go ahead and shoot! I'll be back! I always come back! *sighs* But dying is such a bitch."
    Seed of Chucky: "Atta boy, kid. Atta boy."
    Curse of Chucky: "Andy!"
    Cult of Chucky: "Fuck you!"note 
  • Faux Affably Evil: Chucky has his moments, what with the Laughably Evil Large Ham nature of his character. This is also justified in the case with children he tries to possess, since he plays a False Friend role to earn their trust before trying to take over their body. In the first film, he greets his voodoo mentor like they're friends before killing him. Unlike Tiffany however, he has no redeeming qualities.
  • Flanderization: While he always was a psychotic monster, Chucky was actually slightly more pragmatic in the first movie, where he kept his doll cover as long as possible and only attacked people he had a vendetta against (Eddie and Norris), who pissed him off (Maggie and Dr Death) or witnesses (the psychiatrist), usually in ways allowing him to Make It Look Like an Accident or frame Andy for it. In the sequels, he gradually took a habit of risking his cover by pointlessly killing random bystanders in frequently over-the-top ways. Eventually fixed in Curse.
  • Flat-Earth Atheist: Chucky doesn't believe in God. Weird, considering his soul swapping ability is possible via invoking a voodoo deity named Damballa, and the fact that voodoo magical practices are all about asking the Loa (gods/spirits) to do favors.
  • Grand Theft Me: His ultimate goal is to possess a human being to presumably continue his killing spree.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He really has a violent and explosive temper. You definitely do not want to set him off.
  • Hate Sink: To be more despicable other than being a Killer Doll, he is also a Jerkass, while this was invoked in the original trilogy, he then falls under Love to Hate in the later films Bride and Seed due to his popularity.
  • He-Man Woman Hater: He has a tendency to insult his female victims. You should hear what he calls Karen Barclay when he comes alive in her hands. Though he eventually does settle down with Tiffany.
    (After being thrown out of the car Kyle was driving)
    Chucky: Ya goddamn women drivers!
  • Hollywood Atheist: Zig-zagged in Curse of Chucky, where he makes it clear that he is certain there is no God. He's depicted as a psychotic killer much like how Hollywood portrays their atheists.
    Alice: He [Chucky] says there is no god. He said life's a bitch and then you die bleeding like a stuck pig.
    Chucky: (to Barb) As you know... (pulls off the fake skin covering his eye scar) There is NO God!
  • Hollywood Voodoo: How he transfers his soul.
  • Hypocritical Humor: "Tampering with the mail is a federal offense!"
    • His comments on Glen's ugliness also count, as his own stitched-up doll face isn't gonna be winning any beauty awards.
    • In Curse, he complains "Women, can't live with 'em. Period!" completely discarding the fact that Tiffany helped bring him back to life after the events of the third movie. And to make this even more hypocritical, Tiffany pops up in a surprise cameo at the end of Curse to reveal that she is helping Chucky exact revenge on all his past adversaries (in order) and possibly helped rebuild him after Seed.
    • He seems disgusted with Dr. Foley's rape of Nica, a handicapped woman, in Cult. Back in Seed, Chucky tried to molest Jennifer Tilly.
  • Immortality Seeker: He wishes to stay immortal, being especially stoked to possess a child's body in the first three and sixth movies, as while in the fifth movie he laments that being a human means you'll get sick and old.
  • In-Character Commentaries: In the special features of Child's Play, Chucky explains his methods and new state as a doll over some of his scenes in the film.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: His doll form is basically a creepy miniature caricature of his actor Brad Dourif. Even his hairdo, both before and after his stitched-up appearance, resembles Dourif's actual real-life haircuts unlike Charles Lee Ray's long hair when he was human.
  • Jerkass: Chucky is, of course, a serial killer with nothing resembling a Freudian Excuse, who has no qualms about killing men, women, or children. But beyond that, he's really just an ill-tempered and foul-mouthed asshole Psychopathic Manchild in general.
  • Joisey: In Bride of Chucky, we learn that Charles Lee Ray's remains are buried in Hackensack. Chucky points this out in Seed, when Glen asks if he and Tiffany are assassins from Japan.
    Chucky: We're not from Japan. We're from Jersey.
  • Joker Immunity: No matter how many times his doll body is sliced, burnt, or otherwise reduced to a gory mess, he always ends up brought back to life, usually thanks to someone rebuilding the doll. By Curse of Chucky, Andy expects him to come back and is waiting for him with a gun.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: While he kills rather indiscriminately if they are in his way of his goal, he seems to take extreme pleasure in killing those who have it coming more than those who do not.
  • Killer Rabbit: His appearances are totally deceiving. By the time one learns the truth, it's too late.
  • Knife Nut: His preferred murder weapon to the point Tiffany comments that one is practically glued to his hand. Of course, he's very creative when it comes to murdering his victims.
  • Lack of Empathy: Though he may have killed someone in Nica’s defense, he still never sheds tears for his victims or anybody in general. No compassion, no pity... nothing!
  • Large Ham: "DON'T FUCK WITH THE CHUCK!"
  • Laughably Evil: Averted in the first film but increases as the series goes on, especially in Bride of Chucky, Seed of Chucky and Cult of Chucky, before being scaled back in Curse of Chucky.
  • Living Toy: Most of the time, his soul is inhabiting a Good Guy doll.
  • Made of Iron: He can take a lot of punishment. And somehow, he manages to find a way back. He's REALLY resilient however in the first movie as he was shown to survive even dismemberment, bullets and fire.
  • Major Injury Underreaction: Sure he's clearly in agony when he loses his limbs, gets set on fire, shot repeatedly, etc. However, it hardly slows him down.
  • Meaningful Name: He's just as famous for his Evil Laugh as his killing behavior, as "chuckle" is another word for laugh. And "chuck" can be another word for decimate or cut.
  • Misanthrope Supreme: He's not great at making friends, and he has no problem making new enemies everyday. Tiffany appears to be an exception but only when Chucky doesn't anger her too much.
  • Near-Villain Victory: In every film, he gets this close to coming out on top before getting foiled. Is especially true of Curse of Chucky, where he ends the movie with his revenge complete and only fails in his next revenge plot — killing Andy — in The Stinger.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Chucky can move with human-like reflexes after being lit on fire. It also turns out that not even having half of his limbs torn off along with his head can stop him from moving, and he can take enough bullets to kill several people without dying... at least until they finally shoot his heart, and even then, it's only temporary since its soul can just possess another doll.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: A rather literal example. In Seed, Chucky needs to give a sperm sample. He passes up several traditional fuels for this such as fashion magazines and swimsuit catalogs and instead opts for Fangoria. This sort of sexual deviancy is actually a common motive for real life serial killers.
  • Not Good with Rejection: At the end of Seed, Tiffany leaves him when he wants to stay as a doll notorious for murder. He goes berserk and kills her, which finally breaks Glen...
  • Older and Wiser: A villainous example. In Curse of Chucky, which takes place twenty-five years since the first film, Chucky averts the Stupid Evil trope and becomes a chessmaster in terms of proper and tactical planning on getting to his target such as not wasting time killing irrelevant bystanders or going into childish Screaming Warrior tantrums that only slows him down like back when he was younger, inexperienced in playing the doll role the first time after he transferred his soul into a shell and more repulsively impulsive.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: In Cult, he fights with two of his clones over which one of them gets to kill adult Andy.
  • Only Sane Doll: When it comes to killing, Chucky is a psycho. When it comes to everyday issues, like domestic disputes with Tiffany, he sees himself as this.
  • Perverse Puppet: He's almost the poster child to this trope, and definitely the most iconic representation of it in horror movies.
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: While Chucky prefers using the element of surprise against his victims, he can put up a direct fight with fully grown adults because despite being a toddler-sized doll, he still has the same strength he had as a human.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain:
    • His first words as a doll (in his regular voice, not the Good Guy dolls voice) were "YOU STUPID BITCH! YOU FILTHY SULT!" towards Karen when she threatened to throw him in the fire.
    • When Glen expresses the possibility of being both genders, Chucky has a very homophobic reaction. Subverted when he was trying to possess Redman, seemingly thrilled at becoming a black man.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: How fitting is it that he decided to turn himself into an evil Living Toy designed to look like a little boy?
  • Rasputinian Death: Most of his gruesome death scenes are quite over the top. In the first film alone, he's set on fire, decapitated, and shot repeatedly before dying from a punctured heart. In the second, he has a hand and his legs torn off, is covered in molten plastic before Kyle makes his head inflate until it explodes. In the third he has half his face and his hands torn off before being shredded in a giant fan. In Seed he gets his limbs hacked off one by one before being decapitated.
  • Revenge: He targets the friend who left him to die and the cop who actually did the deed, in the original film, until he learns more about his new condition as a doll and becomes preoccupied with trying to get out of it. Five sequels later, however, having come to embrace his new life as an immortal killer doll, he turns his mind back to his list of people he wants revenge against.
  • Revenge Myopia: He seems to hate Andy simply because Andy refused to become possessed by him or continue to be Chucky's scapegoat for his rampage of murders anymore.
  • Sadist: He personally takes pleasure in killing innocent people as his victims. From Cult:
    You know, I love being me. And I love my job. Especially the look on my victim's face when they realize, in that final moment, that it's all really happening. A children's toy is actually beating them to death with a yardstick! Or setting them on fire. Eviscerating them. All actual examples.
  • Serial Killer: A hedonistic one, as he mentions that killing "helps [him] relax". It may explain why he can't keep himself from killing other people instead of seeking out his single target in the first three films; he's so angered over his plight that murder takes the edge off of it for him.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: His mouth is just as foul as his attitude.
  • Slasher Smile: Often sports one when killing people.
  • Smug Snake: He's one of the biggest failures in slasher killer history because of it.
  • The Sociopath: He was an Ax-Crazy Serial Killer both before and after he became a doll, so he was most definitely a psychopath.
  • Stalker with a Crush: On Nica's mom. In the flashback, we see Charles kidnapping her for an unspecified period of time and bringing her flowers. He's even implied to have killed her husband in a case of Murder the Hypotenuse.
  • Straw Misogynist: Chucky outright states he hates women in Curse.
  • Stupid Evil: Could possibly explain why he kills minor people when he should be focusing on his target. Especially apparent in Child's Play 2, where he wastes time vandalizing Andy's homework and playing the part of the doll rather than taking Andy's soul. Averted in Curse of Chucky, however. He plays the doll role to the hilt, and successfully frames Nica for murdering her family as a result, then has Tiffany get him to her niece, nearly (if not for some offscreen event) getting her body. He also would have presumably easily knifed Andy to death had Andy not had a shotgun waiting.
  • Team Rocket Wins: Chucky's win-loss record in the films is not good. He fails in his goals in the first four films, and changes his mind in the fifth, getting brutally re-killed each time. In the sixth, however, he succeeds in his goal to destroy the movie's family, and in the seventh he finally achieves a new human body and escapes with Tiffany.
  • Terms of Endangerment: Chucky calls Andy "sport" a few times, even though he's trying to transfer his soul in the kid.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: While not a trademark per se, Tiffany said that Swedish meatballs are his favorite in Bride.
  • Villain Decay: Starting with Child’s Play 2, but to several extents in Bride and Seed. Very inverted in Curse as there's not an ounce of comedy involving Chucky and the deaths are simplistic, brutal, and pragmatic. Chucky himself is also a lot more angry, violent, and sadistic than he was in any of the past films. While this could be explained out-of-story as attempting to drop some of the humor introduced in the previous entries, it can be explained in-story as Chucky having personal history with the family in question.
  • Villains Out Shopping: Due to his Villain Protagonist status in Bride and Seed, we see more of Chucky's personal life of what he likes to do besides killing and they consist of rocking out to White Zombie, eating Tiffany's Swedish meatballs and cookies (let alone even having a girlfriend, having sex with her), masturbating to porn or watching Hannibal. Tiffany has encouraged Chucky to give up killing altogether and pursue other passions in Seed.
  • Villain Protagonist: In Bride and Seed.
  • Vocal Evolution: As a result of Brad Dourif's aging, Chucky's voice has gotten much gruffer in Curse.
  • Was Once a Man: He was a human criminal who transferred his soul out of his dying body and into a plastic doll as a desperate measure to avoid death. One of his main goals is to steal another human body for himself, not wanting to spend the rest of his existence as a ridiculous-looking children's toy.
  • Weapon of Choice: He absolutely loves kitchen knives and similar weapons like a dagger, fire axe, machete or scalpel.
  • Who Needs Their Whole Body?: The first movie proves that he can fight and run even when dismembered. And the end of Seed brings this back.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Many of his victims tend to be female, and has even attacked Tiffany a few times.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He declares he hates kids enough to start hunting them.
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    Andy Barclay 
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Portrayed by: Alex Vincent (1, 2, 6, 7), Justin Whalin (3)

"This is the end, friend."

The secondary protagonist of the first film, main protagonist of the second and third films and returning protagonist of the seventh film, Andy is the second most recurring character in the series. On his 6th birthday, he receives a Good Guy Doll from his mother as a present. Unfortunately, it turns out it's possessed by a serial killer named Chucky who wishes to use Andy as a human host. Throughout the first three films, Andy is relentlessly pursued by Chucky in an attempt to either kill or transfer his soul into him while Andy constantly fights back to stop him.


  • Ascended Extra: In the second and third films, where Andy is given more screen time in contrast to his Supporting Protagonist role in the first film (where the role of The Hero is filled by either his mother Karen or Detective Mike Norris). Same can be said of his role in Cult after his cameo appearance in Curse.
  • Badass Beard: As an adult in Curse and Cult.
  • Big Good: Has taken up this role in Curse and Cult due to his past experience with Chucky and how he is willing to take steps to put a stop to his next killing sprees if he returns.
  • The Bus Came Back: After a long absence from the plot starting since 3, he finally comes back in a cameo in Curse before returning to proper protagonist status in Cult.
  • Butt-Monkey: It's one thing that next to nobody is willing to believe him about the danger Chucky poses, but his entire life story makes him arguably one of the biggest ones in all of horror. He's separated from his mother, constantly framed/blamed for Chucky's atrocities, and ends up getting sent to a military school after failing to readjust to society. Even after he grows up he still suffers from this, as Cult shows him living a secluded life and eventually locked in the mental institution where he'll likely be blamed for Chucky's latest killing spree again.
  • Break the Cutie: In first and second films as a child, when he is constantly pursued by the killer doll and is helpless to find anyone to believe him, help him and to acknowledge his innocence when Chucky frames Andy for his actions, especially in the film series' unkind universe. This even continues into his adulthood as it's revealed in Cult of Chucky that Andy is now a weed-smoking gun collector who struggles to find a date partly down to his past.
  • Broken Pedestal: To Joanne in the second film after being framed for Phil's murder, resulting in her to Took a Level in Jerkass and end up an Asshole Victim not long after.
  • Cassandra Truth: No matter how hard he tries, very few believe him about Chucky being alive and trying to kill people.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Had a shotgun within a moment's reach in Curse, just in case Chucky happened to come back. In Cult he's shown to be a gun collector. Also, he even went as far as to smuggle a gun inside a Chucky doll and to have Kyle arrive at his cabin to torture the original Chucky head.
  • Disappeared Dad: His father Bob Barclay is deceased and never appears alive onscreen.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: Both he and his mom certainly did, as shown at the end of Curse. Sadly, this was subverted for him by the end of Cult.
  • The Hero: Is this by virtue of the most recurring heroic character in the movie series.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: No one believes his claims that Chucky is alive and some even suspect him of being the murderer, to a point he can be viewed easily as a Broken Pedestal to those who sided with him like his foster mother Joanne in the second film because of his bad reputation and fingers can easily point to him due to the one who he's enemies with (like Phil and Miss Kettlewell in the second film or Shelton in the third film) gets killed just after butting heads with him. This continues into his adult life when his date in Cult breaks it off due to Googling him. And then there's the ending...
  • He Who Fights Monsters: By the time of Cult his sanity is slipping and he's becoming just as ruthless of a killer as Chucky being ever so determined to kill Chucky (who in Cult has just gained the power to clone himself).
  • Fall Guy: Chucky endlessly pins a long list of murders on Andy.
    • In the first movie, Chucky kills Andy's babysitter and his Dirty Coward Fair Weather Friend Eddie Caputo and was perfectly willing to let Andy take the fall for it, threatening to kill Andy if he squealed about Chucky actually being a living person inside a doll.
    • In the second movie, Chucky kills Phil and Andy takes the blame for it who happened to be at the exact same scene Phil is killed.
    • In Cult, Chucky inside Nica's body locks up Andy inside a room of the mental asylum where Chucky committed several murders and leaves Andy to be dealt with by the hospital staff with the audience to decide from then on what will become of Andy as while Chucky escapes.
  • Invincible Hero: Downplayed in Curse of Chucky. Needless to say he was prepared for Chucky this time around, and Chucky virtually didn't stand a chance. This even continues in Cult of Chucky as while the film doesn't end well for him, he's at the very least still alive.
  • Lethal Chef: As seen by his first scene when he wants to give his mommy breakfast in bed and brings her an incredibly unappetizing meal. He's just a kid at the time, though; the trope likely doesn't apply to older Andy, who would've grown out of the "creativity" that comes with children trying to cook.
  • Older and Wiser: As an adult having Seen It All during his childhood, he is seemingly more calm, desensitized and competent towards the face of danger caused by Chucky than the scared little boy and teenager he was in the original trilogy. Though having to become a weed-smoker to de-stress may have something to do with it.
  • Only Sane Man: Unlike the other characters who are either Too Dumb to Live, a Jerkass Asshole Victim or a Flat-Earth Atheist who are all vulnerable to Chucky's wrath, Andy, along with other few supporting characters firmly on his side like his mother, Detective Mike Norris and Kyle, is able to recognize the danger Chucky poses and takes steps to avoid falling victim to the Killer Doll.
  • Out of Focus: He's completely absent and not even mentioned in the 4th and 5th movies.
  • Pre-Mortem One-Liner:
  • Supporting Protagonist / Deuteragonist: In the first and the seventh films, where the major roles of the protagonists are filled by his mother and Mike Norris in the former, and Nica Pierce (until she gets possessed by Chucky) in the latter.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In Child's Play 3, he deals Chucky his killing blows, and in Curse of Chucky, he has apparently been waiting for another visit from him to which he greets him with a shotgun blast to the face. This is elevated in Cult of Chucky in which it's revealed that he keeps the Original Stitched!Chucky's decapitated-yet-alive head in his possession and regularly tortures him. As well as this he brutally DESTROYS Buzzcut!Chucky by stomping him in the head after preemptively hiding a pistol in the doll's stomach (which he retrieved by disembowelling him) and unloading the entire clip into him.

    Kyle 
Portrayed by: Christine Elise

An orphan being fostered by Phil and Joanne Simpson. She becomes close to Andy after he comes to stay with the Simpsons.


  • Big Good: In the second movie, as she is the only adult standing in the way between eight-year old Andy and Chucky the killer doll.
  • Big Sister Instinct: She makes it very clear that she won't let anyone hurt Andy.
  • Broken Bird: She's gloomy and sullen all the time stemming from her Parental Abandonment as her father walked out before she was born and her mother put her up for adoption when she was three.
  • Burger Fool: Kyle says she's working a part-time job (probably a waitress or cashier) to save up money for legal emancipation.
  • The Cameo: Appears in The Stinger of Cult.
  • Cool Big Sister: Becomes this to Andy.
  • Dull Surprise: More or less. Once Chucky reveals himself to her, the scene cuts to him forcing her to drive at the foster care center.
  • Expy: Some note her similarities to Karen.
  • Final Girl: Of the second movie.
  • Gender-Blender Name: "Kyle" is rather unusual for a girl.
  • Only Sane Woman: She shares this with Andy in contrast with the other supporting characters who are either Too Dumb to Live or Jerkasses.
  • Rebellious Princess: She wants to be more independent and start supporting herself through a series of jobs that she took. Kyle casually stated she has never spent more than a month in a foster home.
  • Supporting Protagonist / Deuteragonist: In Child's Play 2.
  • Theme Naming: With Karen and Kristin as the female leads with "K" names who are close to Andy in the first three movies.
  • Tomboyish Name: Fittingly for a Final Girl.

    Tiffany Valentine 
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Debut film: Bride of Chucky (1998)
Portrayed by: Jennifer Tilly

"Barbie, eat your heart out."

Chucky's girlfriend from when he was human, Tiffany is the secondary antagonist of the next four films. Madly devoted to Chucky, she spent the next 10 years after the events of the first film searching for her lover in hope of reuniting with him. When she finally finds him, things eventually turn sour and Chucky ends up transferring her soul into a doll like him as revenge. Her and Chucky attempt to find human host for themselves while exploring their complicated relationship.


  • Affably Evil: In contrast to Chucky, Tiffany can be genuinely sweet and caring. She admires Jesse’s love for Jade, and is concerned about Glen even before learning that he's her son.
  • Affectionate Nickname: She calls Jesse "Sweetface" in Bride and does it again with Glen in Seed.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: She's the girlfriend of Chucky, a sociopathic serial killer. To be fair, she's a killer as well, albeit Affably Evil. However, she ashamedly questions her preference for bad boys to herself at the end of Bride, wondering “Why can’t I ever get it on with the really good guys?”.
  • Beauty Mark: Her human self has one just above her lip, and she draws it on her doll form in Bride. It's missing in Seed.
  • Berserk Button:
    • While she kills for fun, she hates when people she has an affection for are treated like crap.
      • When she catches a couple stealing the money she gave Jesse and Jade after they get married, she wastes no time killing them with a champagne bottle and a ceiling mirror.
      • When Redman insulted Jennifer Tilly, Tiffany who at a moment in her life where she vowed not to kill, snapped and gutted Redman.
    • She also hates when her beliefs about marriage are laughed at. Chucky learned that the hard way twice; once when she mistakenly thought he proposed, and the second time when Jesse and Jade used her own advice against her by starting an argument between them.
  • Big Bad Duumvirate / The Dragon: Sees herself as the former, though Chucky sees her as the latter.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: She has no qualms about killing people who upset her or get in her way, but she has very firm, traditional views regarding promiscuity. In Seed of Chucky, she scolds Jennifer Tilly for the latter's willingness to have sex with Redman for a part in a movie, asking her where her self-respect is.
    Tiffany: You know me. I'll kill anybody, but I'll only sleep with someone I love.
  • Catchphrase: "My mother always told me / said...."
  • Color-Coded Eyes: After transferring her soul into the doll, she gains a pair of green eyes. Her human self has brown eyes.
  • Cop Killer: She kills a policeman in each of Bride, Curse and Cult.
  • Deliver Us from Evil: A variation in Seed. After discovering she has a child, she attempts to give up killing. Guess how well that turns out...
  • Doting Parent: Demonstrates a bit of this upon discovering Glen is her son.
    Tiffany (to Glen, overjoyed, holding her arms out): Sweetface! Come to Mommy!
  • Easily Forgiven: Word of God says that she can't keep herself from helping Chucky, even after being repeatedly murdered by him.
  • Even Bad Women Love Their Mamas: Constantly brings up something her mother used to say out of reverence.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She genuinely loves her son, Glen, and daughter, Glenda.
  • Evil Parents Want Good Kids: In Seed as she tries to stop killing for Glen.
  • Giggling Villain: Which makes it a Distaff Counterpart of Chucky's recognizable Evil Laugh and giggles.
  • Goth: She's a unique mixture of the Lone Psycho variety (being a sadistic serial killer) and Perky Goth variety, since she's often quite bubbly and amiable when interacting with people in a non-threatening context. Not to mention that she's a diehard romantic at heart.
  • Gothic Horror: She has a general gothic appearance and is a killer like Chucky; her becoming a Killer Doll just makes her creepier and adds to this vibe.
  • Greed: Seed follows Tiffany pursuing Jennifer Tilly to possess her so she can live Tilly's opulent lifestyle as a movie star in Hollywood with lavish luxuries. Cult implies that even though Tiffany did end up possessing Jennifer Tilly's body and riches, she appears not to have gone down the path of becoming a movie starnote .
  • I Can Change My Beloved: During Seed, Tiffany believed in converting Chucky into a peaceful law-abiding citizen who doesn't kill people anymore.
  • Iconic Sequel Character: First appears in Bride of Chucky.
  • If It's You, It's Okay: At the end of ''Cult' she seems perfectly fine to continue her relationship with Chucky even though he's inhabiting a female body. Commenting with a shrug, "It works for her."
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Her doll form is a basically creepy miniature caricature of her actress Jennifer Tilly. Initially, when Tiffany has her soul transferred into the bridal doll for the first time, she was a brunette, much like Tilly's real-life hair color, before she dyed it blonde along with changing the rest of her appearance to resemble a doll version of her human form.
  • Laughably Evil: Like Chucky.
  • Licking the Blade: She has a routine way of killing that involves slitting a victim's throat with a nail file, filing her nails with said nail file, and licking her blood-covered finger afterward. In Cult, she licks the whole nail file in addition to licking her finger after killing the asylum's security guard this way.
  • Living Toy: Just like Chucky, she's a plastic doll animated by a human soul.
  • Meaningful Name: Her maiden name is “Valentine”. Kinda fitting for a romantic like her.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: She's captivated by murder and gore, which shouldn't come as a surprise given that she's a Serial Killer. In Bride of Chucky, when she thinks Damien has finally killed somebody, she asks him for the details with rapturous joy. She seems to also like more run-of-the-mill or harmless things that are spooky—spiders (she has a pet tarantula in Bride), Horror Films (she watches Bride of Frankenstein in Bride) and Goth decor. Additionally, she doesn't seem to consider Chucky's grotesque, stitched up appearance a turn-off at all.
  • Perky Female Minion: A Perky Goth who is just as evil and sadistic as the doll she is paired up with.
  • Psychopathic Womanchild: She's almost as evil as Chucky, and is just as immature as he is. She throws a huge tantrum screaming at Chucky even throwing dirty plates at him for asking her while she was cooking for him to wash the dishes while she's at it before splitting the argument in two directions one about the dishes and the other about their sex life.
  • Redemption Rejection: In Seed, she considers giving up killing to set Glen a better example, and at the end of the movie, she starts a new life raising Glen and Glenda in their human bodies. Unfortunately, at the end of Cult, it's revealed she's gone back to her old ways, killing people with Chucky all over again.
  • Sadist: Very much so. Just look at the expression on her face as she watches a couple she's just caused shards of glass to fall onto scream for their lives.
  • Serial Killer: Like Chucky, she was one as a human and is one as a doll. Unlike Chucky, however, she describes killing as a "drug" whereas Chucky views it as a hobby. Though starting in Curse, Tiffany seems to be very ecstatic about offing people.
  • Shipper on Deck: While she does have sort of an affection for Jesse (see below), she encourages his relationship with Jade, even giving him advice. Said advice later becomes Chekhov's Gun.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: She's madly in love with Chucky, but deep down, she does wish for the devotion of a good man. Her comment lampshades it when Jesse tells her to go.
    Tiffany: Why can't I ever get it on with the real good guys?
  • Slasher Smile: She displays this in Bride as she gleefully watches Chucky hack a policeman to death with his knife and again as she slaughters Diane and Ross, two pickpockets in a motel.
  • Slashed Throat: Frequently offs her victims this way.
  • Straw Feminist: In Bride, she gets pissed over Chucky telling her to wash dishes right after she made Swedish meatballs and chocolate chip cookies. In Seed, she objects to Jennifer Tilly prostituting herself to get movie roles by chewing her out and then disemboweling the man she was going to sleep with.
    Tiffany: A woman spends all day over a hot stove slaving away for her man. The least he can do is the dishes.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: She was never nice per se (being a sadistic serial killer), but Bride and Seed established that she has a soft spot for families, children, romance, etc. and is capable of compassion and remorse. Therefore, she could very well become nice if she were to fully reform. In other words, she has standards. She was also more than capable of standing up to Chucky once she felt those standards had been crossed. Evidence of this is how in Bride, she calls off the soul-switch between Chucky, Jesse, Jade, and herself once she sees how in love Jesse and Jade are. In Seed she's concerned about Glen's safety and feelings even before realizing that he was her son. She's also seen interacting lovingly with other kids at the end of the aforementioned film. In Cult, however, she has no qualms about killing absolutely anybody in order to help Chucky, and she callously laughs off the death of Alice, Nica's niece, like it's nothing. This can also double as an Out-of-Character Moment.
  • Was Once a Man: Much like Chucky, she used to be a human until he ripped out her soul and trapped it inside a plastic doll.

    Nica Pierce 
Debut film: Curse of Chucky (2013)
Portrayed by: Fiona Dourif

The youngest daughter of Sarah, sister of Barb, sister-in-law of Ian, and aunt of Alice.


    Damballa 

A Voodoo spirit who grants any wish Chucky commands of him through chanting.


  • Benevolent Genie: In the sense that he's benevolent to psychopath serial killers granting them any wish they desire so long as they do the chant.
  • The Ghost: He doesn't appear in the movies, but does play a crucial role since it is because of his powers that Chucky is able to cheat death multiple times.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Damballa's name is said in each and every movie of the series, and Chucky (or Tiffany and Glen) recites a chant to Damballa to grant a wish of theirs.
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: In the first three movies, Chucky could only use Damballa's powers to transfer his soul out of the doll into the first human being he revealed himself to (Andy in the first two, Tyler in the third). In the next two movies, this rule no longer applies and you can now transfer your soul into any human being as long as you possess a necklace named The Heart of Damballa. In the sixth and seventh movies, he doesn't NEED the necklace to do this anymore ultimately leading to Chucky finally winning in ''Cult''.
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Child's Play (1988)

    Karen Barclay 
Debut film: Child’s Play (1988)
Portrayed by: Catherine Hicks

"Goddamn it! My son's life is at stake!"

Andy's widowed mother who works at a department store's jewelry section.


  • Badass Adorable: She might not look so tough at first, but she does prove handy with a firearm.
  • Butt-Monkey: She's nearly sexually assaulted by a vargant, is attacked by Chucky numerous times as well as injured by him in some instances, and winds up being thrown into an insane asylum. Even with all that, she still has it easier than her son does.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Does not return for the sequels.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: The end of Curse implies this.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: Her claims of a killer doll aren't believed and she gets sent to an asylum between the first and second movies.
  • Mama Bear: Shields Andy from Chucky and his knife with just herself. And in the process gets her arm bitten and her hand cut.
  • Official Couple: During The Stinger of Curse, it is revealed that she is still dating and possibly married to Mike, the cop who gunned down Charles Lee Ray in the first film.
  • Only Sane Woman: She shares this with Andy and Mike in the first movie.
  • Theme Naming: With Kyle and Kristin as the female leads with "K" names who're close to Andy in the first three movies.

    Detective Mike Norris 
Debut film: Child’s Play (1988)
Portrayed by: Chris Sarandon

  • Arch-Enemy: Was initially this for Chucky before Andy showed up.
  • Badass Normal: He's a cop so...
  • Big Good: Of the first film and by extension despite not making any more further appearances, the overall series, as he was Chucky's Arch-Enemy since the time he was human up to his human death that resulted in the birth of the Killer Doll and his first doll death at the first film. However, as revealed in Curse of Chucky, while he was on Chucky's case, he wasn't the only cause of his transformation into the horror icon we all know and fear.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Does not appear in the sequels. Chucky shot him to death in the comic book series serving as a bridge between the second and third movies, however Curse of Chucky has Andy state Mike is still alive and implies that he’s in a relationship with Karen making his death in the comics non canon..
  • Cowboy Cop: He takes an active role in stopping Charles Lee Ray/Chucky.
  • Expy: Appears to be one of Dr. Samuel Loomis from Halloween, due to being the killer's Arch-Enemy with an established history between the two before the events of the film series and fulfilling the role of The Hero who pursues the killer from getting to his target.
  • Fair Cop: He is played by the handsome Chris Sarandon after all.
  • Greater-Scope Paragon: Mike would qualify for the entire franchise as despite not making anymore appearances in the sequels, he was Chucky's first seasoned Arch-Enemy since he was human and was responsible for his human death that forced Ray to become the infamous Killer Doll in the first film.
  • The Hero: Of the first film along with Karen and then-Supporting Protagonist Andy.
  • It's Personal: Chucky has this attitude towards him. Mike was the one who shot him.
  • Official Couple: If Curse of Chucky is any indication, he ended up with Karen.
  • Only Sane Man: He shares this with Karen and Andy in the first film. He even tells Karen that he's "sane and rational" in-universe, though at the time he was initially expressing natural disbelief that Chucky is committing the murders before getting attacked by him in his car later on.
  • Papa Wolf: Towards Andy.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: One of the few cop characters in the franchise who's not a Police Are Useless type.

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Child's Play 2

    Phil Simpson 
Debut film: Child's Play 2 (1990)
Portrayed by: Gerrit Graham

A doubtful foster parent, implied bureaucrat and husband of Joanne who foremost questions Andy's sanity.


  • Abusive Foster Dad: Downplayed. He is the emotional type due to his Obstructive Bureaucrat nature and is really, really attitude-wise and judgmentally harsh on Andy. However, it's downplayed moreso (or even averted) in the television cut, where it reveals Phil has a Hidden Heart of Gold and makes it clear that Phil's harshness on Andy is a result of lack of confidence to take care of a child who is a Hero with Bad Publicity rather then just out of narrow-minded dislike of Andy for being a Hero with Bad Publicity that the theatrical cut interprets instead.
  • Actor Allusion: Gerrit Graham's character Phil drives a red Ford Taurus station wagon, ironically a decade ago, Graham's previous character Jeff was superstitious about red cars being bad luck in Robert Zemeckis' Used Cars. Considering Phil would later get killed, maybe Jeff was right about red cars being bad luck if associated with one. Also, Graham's past character Jeff mentions he takes Valium, which Phil jokingly responds to Joanne's question to calm Andy down, that makes him rattle when he walks.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Is portrayed more of a Jerk with a Heart of Gold in the television cut then in the theatrical cut.
  • Adults Are Useless: It's hard to feel sorry for him (at least in the theatrical cut) when Chucky does him in.
  • Anger Born of Worry: The television cut makes it clear his apparent Jerkassery is result of this due to his worry for his wife Joanne.
  • Asshole Victim: However, the trope is subverted (or possibly averted) in the television cut, due to that version showing his Pet the Dog scenes with his wife, which makes more sense of why his wife would mourn for a seemingly unlikeable character like him. However, depending on either version of the film he appeared in, he's actually the least terrible compared to others who bordered on this in Chucky's body count in the film series.
  • Dead Star Walking: A lesser extent, but Phil was played by Gerrit Graham, a veteran cult character actor who is known for supporting roles in genre projects such as Phantom of the Paradise, Demon Seed and Robert Zemeckis' Used Cars, was something of the Alan Tudyk equivalent (due to the Celebrity Resemblance) at the time the second film was made and ends up part of the body count.
  • Decoy Deuteragonist: In the television cut only, sharing this role with his wife Joanne, due to them being given more screen time then their roles in the theatrical cut which results in the first and second acts of the film cut for TV initially focusing largely on him and his wife Joanne. Apparently, the foster parents were meant to be equivalent to Karen Barclay's concerned parent role in the first film, before he and his wife are butchered by Chucky and the role of the Supporting Protagonist goes to Kyle, who aids Andy to destroy Chucky.
  • Expy: Apparently, of Charles McColluch from Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, due to their roles as stuffy Jerkass Obstructive Bureaucrat parental figures who both end up as Asshole Victims.
  • Fantasy Forbidding Foster Father: He is not fond of Andy's claims of Chucky being alive.
    Phil: All right, Andy, come on. Now, this is going to stop. I will not allow this foolishness in my house. Do you understand? Open the door.
  • Flat Character: In the theatrical cut only.
  • Fostering for Profit: The theatrical cut gave off the impression he and his wife are doing this part-time next to his full-time office job. Averted in the television cut which explains a less monetary reason behind their foster duties due to Joanne's inability to have biological children.
  • Hate at First Sight: In the theatrical cut upon first meeting Andy.
  • Hate Sink: In the theatrical cut only.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: In the television cut only.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: In the television cut, which adds some dimension to his otherwise-unlikable personality.
  • Jerkass: He's described by Andy to be "grouchy." Based on his character and the way he dresses to go to work, Phil would not look out of place as a Dean Bitterman or Obstructive Bureaucrat type of character in any other role in any other movie. However, compared to others who are this trope, he's the least terrible out of them, especially in the television version.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Phil may not be a saint, but his concerns about whether he and his wife are capable of caring for Andy and his emotional trauma and questioning Andy's sanity and if it's manageable aren't exactly unfounded and him disbelieving Andy about the existence of a Killer Doll was a natural reaction like all the other characters in the films. Subverted in the television cut, where the 'Has a Point' part outweighs the Jerkass part, especially the deleted scene at the driveway (which happens to be a less intense, less insensitive and more reasonable version of the Simpsons' bedroom scene after Andy comes back from school, evidenced by the word for word dialogue both scenes used) where Phil drops his minor Jerkassery towards Joanne and started to talk to her reasonably of why he thinks they are not able to care for Andy.
  • Jerkass to One: While he's an Obstructive Bureaucrat Fantasy Forbidding Foster Father towards Andy, he's a caring husband towards his wife as explored in the television cut.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In the television cut, despite his somewhat low treatment of Andy, Phil does show he sincerely loves his wife and it's possible his bitter behavior could have been a result of his concern for his wife, who has her heart broken every time a child leaves after being under their foster care which Phil can no longer bare with. Plus, it's also possible his harshness on Andy and being seemingly very unsympathetic towards his bad history, is sincerely out of lack of confidence to take care of him and the fact he's too preoccupied to deal with his and his wife's constant aformentioned fostering problems to deal with another at the same time rather then out of dislike that the theatrical cut interprets instead. In other words, while he has nothing for Andy, Phil shows he has nothing really against him neither unlike the theatrical cut's Phil. These deleted Pet the Dog moments also makes more sense of why Kyle expresses to Andy while they were doing laundry that she thinks Phil is alright despite his somewhat despicable attitude in comparison to previous foster parents she stayed with who were probably worst and why his wife would grieve for him after he was killed.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: He can be viewed by some as this if both his Pet the Dog scenes and the penultimate argument scene in the bedroom after Andy comes back from school are kept together in one version of the film.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: He's completely unaware of the danger Chucky poses to Andy. See also Supernatural Proof Foster Father below.
  • No Sympathy: He displays no sympathy for Andy's Dark and Troubled Past of being haunted and stalked by Chucky the Killer Doll, continuing to (wrongly) blame the little boy for his favorite angel antique. Even Joanne shows sympathy for Andy's problems, while Phil shies away from discussing this.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: He's the foster parent example, due to him being doubtful about taking care of Andy from the time he and his wife took him in up to the time of his death, as he felt Andy is too unfit to be taken care of by him and Joanne due to his unflattering reputation as well as the fact Phil constantly questions Andy's sanity and if is unmanageable for them to handle. Plus, in addition, the way he dresses to go to work (a suit and tie with a briefcase) fits him bordering on this trope. It's presumed that this trope could be his actual job occupation despite the film never specifying it other than Phil mentioning to Joanne that he needs to go back to the office while being Out of Focus when Andy walks into their home for the first time.
    Phil: Are we even qualified to take care of a boy like this?
    Phil: For crying out loud, Joanne! The child needs professional help!
  • The Paranoiac / Dirty Coward / Insane Troll Logic: In the theatrical and DVD cut only, based on one's interpretation, it's implied the reason why Phil wants to get Andy off his and his wife's hands very eagerly is probably because Phil thinks Andy could have committed the murders himself despite lack of evidence in the first film since after orphanage head Grace Poole informed him and his wife Joanne how Andy ended up at the orphanage in the first place. Phil worries that Andy one day would slaughter him and his wife and it's possible he expressed those feelings to her offscreen, which explains why Joanne immediately accuses Andy of killing Phil and finally took his advise to send Andy back as though she's throwing out a dangerous and evil animal that has been taken in as a seemingly harmless house pet.
    Phil: Look, if that kid stays here he's gonna tear this family apart!
  • Parents as People: See Obstructive Bureaucrat.
  • Pet the Dog: In the television cut only. See I Want My Beloved to Be Happy. Counting also the deleted scenes shown in the TV cut, he's probably the only Jerkass and Asshole Victim in the film series to have any redeeming qualities underneath his mask.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: In the television cut only, averted in the theatrical cut.
  • Resentful Guardian: Seemingly towards Andy in the theatrical cut.
    Phil: If that kid stays here he's gonna tear this family apart!
  • Schrödinger's Cast: While he is still depicted as a somewhat doubtful Obstructive Bureaucrat of a foster father, in the television cut, his characterization was portrayed differently as a Jerk with a Heart of Gold and being given more screen time makes him more of a Decoy Deuteragonist to Joanne's Decoy Protagonist in contrast to his non-vital straight Jerkass Hate Sink role in the theatrical cut, so therefore when Phil is killed, the Asshole Victim trope for him is mostly averted unlike the theatrical cut.
  • Slimeball: In the theatrical cut only, framing his Obstructive Bureaucratic consideration to return Andy to the orphanage in this light.
  • Supernatural Proof Foster Father: Doesn't believe Andy about the killer doll Chucky being on the loose, this ends badly for him.
  • This Cannot Be!: The look on his face as he wiggles in horror at the sight of Chucky just before his death.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: It seems the more fed up he is with Andy's constant Killer Doll claims, the more at best obstructively or at worst poorly he judges and treats him under his foster care, at least in the theatrical cut.

     Joanne Simpson 
Phil's seemingly caring, but insecure wife.

Child's Play 3

    Kristen de Silva 
Debut film: Child's Play 3 (1991)
Portrayed by: Perrey Reeves

  • Official Couple: With Andy in Child's Play 3. That Andy keeps a photo of her in his house possibly indicates that they ended up together for some period of time.
  • Only Sane Woman: She shares this with Andy in the third film.
  • Theme Naming: With Karen and Kyle as the female leads with "K" names who're close to Andy in the first three movies.

    Ronald Tyler 
Debut film: Child's Play 3 (1991)
Portrayed by: Jeremy Sylvers

    Brett C. Shelton 
Debut film: Child's Play 3 (1991)
Portrayed by: Travis Fine

  • Badass Normal: For all his unsavory traits, he's one of the few characters to be totally unfazed, let alone amused, when Chucky springs to life, and was generally shown to be one of the tougher cadets.
  • The Bully: Particularly towards Whitehurst and Andy.
  • Death by Irony: Sternly states that a soldier's rifle is his best friend. When Chucky replaces the marker rounds with real bullets during the war games, he's the only one to get killed by it.
  • Dying Smirk: Smirks smugly at the realization that Chucky is alive just before getting killed. In addition, his corpse is seen with what it looks to be a faint dead smile on his face.
  • Enemy Mine: When they realize Andy isn't lying, he and the other cadets team up with Andy to rescue DeSilva. Not that it saves him.
  • Expy: Of the Trope Namer of The Neidermeyer, Douglas C. Neidermeyer himself, from Animal House (which was distributed by Universal, the distributor of the third film). Both of them shared that they're Drill Sergeant Nasty Smug Snakes and even suffered the same fate of being shot by their own troops (well, students for Shelton).
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Like everyone else except Andy, De Silva, Tyler and Whitehurst, he is completely oblivious to the existence and danger of Chucky.
  • The Neidermeyer: He is a military school cadet officer and a Jerk Jock. He even share similar characteristics and fate with the Trope Namer himself. In addition, it's worth noting that Shelton was a very poor leader by any military standard. He stole from a cadet under his authority, forced cadets under his authority to do menial tasks it was actually his own responsibility to perform and actually struck a cadet under his authority. Shelton is precisely the sort of capricious, bullying incompetent who "slips down ladders" when there are no witnesses.
  • Sacrificial Lion: He maybe The Bully and The Neidermeyer, but he was one of the tougher military cadets who does not fear Chucky and would have easily beat him in a Curb-Stomp Battle in his favor if Chucky did not replaced the marker rounds with bullets that would eventually kill him.

    Harold Aubrey Whitehurst 
Debut film: Child's Play 3 (1991)
Portrayed by: Dean Jacobson

    Colonel Cochrane 
Debut film: Child's Play 3 (1991)
Portrayed by: Dakin Matthews

  • Asshole Victim: Downplayed, but he would still count due to him being apathetic to Andy and his reputation and being neglectful to Shelton's bullying.
  • Big Good: Closest there is to one in the third film. Downplayed as he only proves himself to be none of any help to Andy (and even doesn't hide the fact he hates him the moment he set foot at the military school for being a "troublemaker"), doesn't have any real control over his cadets in which he allows low-ranking ones being tormented by the the bullying higher-ranking ones that he failed to see into, is completely Locked Out of the Loop and Genre Blind to the danger Chucky poses and is nothing, but another Red Shirt for be added to the body count.
  • Cool Old Guy: Downplayed, he isn't any help towards Andy, has zero real control over his military school's student body (where The Neidermeyers and The Bullys call the shots) and simply drops dead at the sight of Chucky without putting up a fight.
  • Dean Bitterman: See The Neidermeyer below.
  • Hate at First Sight: Despite letting Andy enroll at his military school, he makes no secret to him that he hates him after pegging him as a troublemaker for his past.
  • Hollywood Heart Attack: To Chucky's chagrin.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Due to not believing Andy like almost everyone else, he is complete oblivious to the threat Chucky poses nor his existence.
  • Miles Gloriosus: Despite running a military school, he simply drop dead literally when facing Chucky.
  • The Neidermeyer: Despite being a Cool Old Guy and the third movie's Big Good, he show signs of this by being unsympathetic to Andy's past (and outright express his dislike by calling him a troublemaker the first time meeting with Andy after learning about his so-called alleged Chucky confrontations) and oblivious (or probably neglectful) to Shelton bullying cadets, something the headmaster would not tolerate at his academy if he's on a more watchful alert.
  • This Cannot Be!: Chucky's surprise and this is what led to his Hollywood Heart Attack.

Bride of Chucky

    Jesse Miller 
Debut film: Bride of Chucky (1998)
Portrayed by: Nick Stabile

Tiffany's next-door neighbor.


  • Broken Pedestal: To David in the Bride after being framed for Warren's murder, resulting in him to Took a Level in Jerkass and end up an Asshole Victim not long after.
  • Fall Guy: Chucky, Tiffany and Warren all make him this for their own crimes.
  • Flat Character: The writers didn't give him much characterization other than being an ordinary guy who is being used by Chucky and Tiffany (with the lure of $500 and the likely false promise of another $500) to deliver them to a cemetery where Chucky's human corpse is that contains the Heart Of Damballa.
  • The Hero: Of the 4th movie.
  • I Have Your Wife: He uses a badly burnt Tiffany as hostage against Chucky who took Jade as hostage.
  • Workout Fanservice: Tiffany loves his muscular body and started flirting with him after Chucky refused to marry her.

    Jade Kincaid 
Debut film: Bride of Chucky (1998)
Portrayed by: Katherine Heigl

A teenaged orphan who decides to elope with her boyfriend Jesse.


    Chief Warren Kincaid 
Debut film: Bride of Chucky (1998)
Portrayed by: John Ritter

Jade's overbearing uncle, a police chief who despises Jesse.


  • Asshole Victim: He was as Chucky stated, "Screwing with our ride!" and that was before Warren pulled off trying to plant marijuana in the van to get Jesse arrested.
  • Dead Star Walking: He was played by the late great John Ritter and ends up part of the body count.
  • Death by a Thousand Cuts: Tiffany at first instructed Chucky to impale Warren's face with a bunch of nails. However, when that didn't kill Warren, Tiffany panics and screams at Chucky to kill him quickly with his knife.
  • Dirty Cop: Tries to pull a Frame-Up on Jesse.
  • Evil Uncle: For trying to frame Jesse to obstruct his attempts to be with his niece.

    Diane and Ross 
Debut film: Bride of Chucky (1998)

Two pickpockets who meet Jesse and Jade at the Valentine's Day themed motel (just to steal Jesse's money, which was so happened to be the same $500 given to him by Chucky and Tiffany).


  • Asshole Victim: Diane was as Tiffany stated, a "thieving slut".
  • Death by a Thousand Cuts: Tiffany throws a wine bottle up into the glass ceiling above their bed while they were making love, causing the glass to cut them into thousands of human puzzle pieces but also popping their water bed causing a blood flood. Chucky decides to re-use this trick in Cult.
  • Sticky Fingers: They're pickpocketing thieves who target unsuspecting bystanders.

Seed of Chucky

    Glen 
Debut film: Bride of Chucky (1998, as a baby), Seed of Chucky (2004)
Voiced by: Billy Boyd
Portrayed by: Beans El-Balawi (Human)
Chucky and Tiffany's child who is both gender-confused and anatomically confusing.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Not even he knows if he is a boy or girl. The fact that he's not anatomically correct doesn't help. Settles on male in the end.
  • Author Avatar: According to Don Mancini, the character was based on his own relationship to his father and his sexual confusion.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: As a doll. Despite having a male appearance, he has no genitalia.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He hates violence in all forms, but will wreak bloody vengeance if someone hurts his mother. Chucky learned that the hard way much to both his shock and joy.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: Does this in Seed. He even calls Tiffany "okaasan" on a couple occasions. Apparently justified by him growing up believing that he was Japanese due to the "Made in Japan" on his wrist.
  • Jekyll & Hyde: The Jekyll to Glenda's Hyde.
  • Momma's Boy: He gets along better with Tiffany than he does with Chucky in contrast to Glenda being Daddy's Girl.
  • Morality Pet: To Tiffany. It's because of his existence that Tiffany vows to give up killing.
  • Only Sane Doll: Compared to Chucky, Tiffany and his Glenda personality/sister he is the more sane member of the Ray family.
  • Token Good Teammate: Compared to his parents and Glenda.
  • Twitchy Eye / Bring My Brown Pants: When he sees someone get killed, that's his natural reaction.
  • Unfortunate Names / Who Names Their Kid "Dude"?: His original name, "Shitface." Tiffany invokes the latter trope when Glen introduces himself with that name. Granted the person who gave him the name was an asshole.
    Tiffany: Now what kind of a name is that?
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: He hasn't been mentioned or referenced after this movie.
  • You Killed My Mother: He hacks up his dad Chucky as revenge for axing Tiffany. But then he shows absolute remorse and regret for this.

    Glenda 
Debut film: Seed of Chucky (2004)
Voiced by: Billy Boyd
Portrayed by: Kristina Hewitt (Human)
Glen's Evil Twin who is all the way female but shares the same body as Glen.
  • Ax-Crazy: So much so that Chucky is freaked out by it. Some fans even speculate that it was Glenda, not Glen, who attacked Lieutenant Preston at the end of Bride. Glenda, unlike Glen, knows that she and Glen share the same body and thinks that's more of a laughable matter than a tragedy.
  • Daddy's Girl: To Chucky in contrast to Glen being a Momma's Boy to Tiffany.
  • Enfant Terrible: After she acquires a human body, she's done terrible things such as giving a kid a bloody nose then bragging about it at show-and-tell with pictures and stealing money from her mother's nanny's purse. Glenda's horrible personality is also what likely triggered Tiffany's relapse back into killing.
  • Evil Twin: Functions as Glen's, ultimately becoming his literal twin sister when their souls were separated from the same doll body and transferred into Jennifer Tilly's twin babies.
  • Jekyll & Hyde: The Hyde to Glen's Jekyll.
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter: She proudly repeats this word-for-word saying she patterned the dress she made herself after Tiffany's. Though personality-wise, she's more like Chucky.
  • Pyromaniac: She burns Joan to death by lighting her on fire with a hairdryer and candle, then gloats and laughs that she just "fired" Joan.
  • Split Personality: She is an expression of Glen's homicidal tendencies.

     Jennifer Tilly 
Portrayed by: Jennifer Tilly
Jennifer Tilly in a parodied version of herself.
  • Accidental Misnaming: Tilly keeps on calling Redman like its his surname, not his stage name.
  • Acrofatic: She can somehow run at normal pace after she gets pregnant.
  • Adam Westing: Tilly plays herself in this movie as a jerkass Princess in Rags actress who will do anything to maintain her lavish lifestyle in Hollywood as a movie star despite her career being in decline.
  • Big Eater: Joan mentioned that Tilly is supposed to be on a diet though Tilly cheated by using Chucky's pockets as a secret stash for candy bars, and Tiffany while dragging her body complains, "Fuck! She's fat!" Not to mention the amount of food she made on the table just for herself and Redman looks enough to feed a lot more than 2 people.
  • Big Fancy House: Tilly lives in a big Beverly Hills mansion.
  • Butt-Monkey: She meets two psycho serial killers stuck inside creepy doll bodies who are squatting at her place, creep up on her, freak her out getting her to scream and run, gets knocked out on the back of her head by Tiffany with her own trophy, impregnated by Tiffany with Chucky's sperm, gets gagged with sheets and bound to the floor by Chucky, tied to her bed with rope (plus Chucky clogs her mouth with some more sheets cause she won't stop screaming) and nearly gets her clothes peeled off and groped by Chucky.
  • Damsel in Distress: To the point she constantly screams for someone to save her when Chucky ties her up.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: As much as she mistreated her assistant Joan, she genuinely did care for her.
  • Mean Boss: Towards her assistant Joan, at least until Chucky and Tiffany's efforts to impregnate her with Chucky's sperm drives the two women to make up and put their differences aside to survive the killer dolls. It doesn't work.
  • Princess in Rags: Tiffany at one point mentions that Tilly's career is going downhill and is not getting cast in many roles in movies anymore so now Tilly is so desperate to keep her opulent lifestyle going that she agrees to prostitute herself to Redman for a part in his movie.
  • Screaming Woman: She screams. A lot.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Is not above prostituting herself to get cast in starring roles in movies and claims she doesn't really care what she has to do to make money.
  • Take This Job and Shove It: Tilly complains at the beginning of the movie that she hates where her acting career is headed and would much rather be working on a movie that doesn't involve her playing a woman who marries Chucky the Doll.

     Stan 
Jennifer's limo chauffeur.
  • Flat Character: Doesn't really get much characterization other than being Jennifer Tilly's shy limo chauffeur who always wanted to ask her out on a date but never had the courage to do so.
  • Heroic Suicide: Saves Tilly from getting killed by Chucky.
  • Nice Guy: One of the only nice characters in Seed that takes place in a World of Jerkass.
  • Soul Jar: Because Tiffany gutted Redman, she decides Stan will take his place as Chucky's new body making him Chucky's 5th body target after Andy Barclay, Tyler, Jesse Kincaid and Redman.
  • Taking the Bullet: When Chucky decides to kill Tilly with a knife so that Tiffany can't possess her, Stan takes the bullet right into his chest.

     Joan 
Portrayed by: Hannah Spearitt
Jennifer's assistant albeit one who spends more time criticizing Jennifer than assisting her.
  • Ash Face: Upon her death when Glenda burns her.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: Is mostly tasked with writing fake reaction letters to Jennifer Tilly's fanbase and is badly treated (later fired) by Tilly for not agreeing with the latter's plan to prostitute herself for money.
  • Man on Fire: Glenda sets her on fire and she burns to death.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: She still attempts to save Jennifer anyways despite the horrible treatment she's gotten from Jennifer. Not that it matters because Chucky and Glenda were going to kill her.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: She is best remembered for merely how she died, but she did activate the alarm system in Tilly's mansion which is what got the police showing up at the mansion and led to the end of the Doll family.

     Redman 
Portrayed by: Redman
A drug dealer turned rapper turned filmmaker.
  • Accidental Misnaming: Tilly keeps on calling Redman like its his surname. It's implied Tilly actually thinks that's his real name by calling him "Mr. Man" at one point.
  • Adam Westing: Redman plays himself, as a rapper turn movie producer and director.
  • Asshole Victim: Tiffany guts him in the bowels as Jennifer ignores his cries for help - let alone she tells him to drop dead for refusing to cast her in his new movie.
  • Break the Cutie: When he fires Jennifer for getting pregnant despite her character role being a pregnant woman.
  • Dead Star Walking: Redman plays himself and ends up part of the body count.
  • Jerkass: He's a self-serving bully towards Jennifer who at first accepted getting sexual services from her so that she get a role in his movie and then cuts her out for getting pregnant.

Curse of Chucky

    Alice Pierce 
Debut film: Curse of Chucky (2013)
Portrayed by: Summer H. Howell

Nica's niece, the daughter of Barb and Ian, and granddaughter of Sara.


  • Cheerful Child: She's generally shown to be a happy little girl.
  • Death of a Child: Played horrifyingly straight, as revealed in Cult. Chucky managed to Body Surf into her at the end of Curse and killed a few people in her body before someone managed to fight back and kill him, and effectively her.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Her bafflingly misplaced trust in Chucky gets her killed shortly before the events of Cult of Chucky.

    Barb Pierce 
Debut film: Curse of Chucky (2013)
Portrayed by: Danielle Bisutti

Nica's older sister, wife of Ian, and older daughter of Sara.


  • Asshole Victim: She's a Big Sister Bully and a very unlikable individual who is very likely a Hate Sink. Few would mourn the character's demise.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: She would make a proper Soap Opera villainess if she wasn't in a Killer Doll Slasher Movie.
  • Big Sister Bully: She is revealed to be this towards Nica due to resenting her for her "special privileges" as a result of her being paraplegic from the waist down.
  • Bullying the Disabled: She's this towards Nica, whom she resents for her paraplegia.
  • Bury Your Gays: She's a bisexual and part of the body count.
  • Cain and Abel: The Cain to Nica's Abel.
  • Depraved Bisexual: Is a having an affair with Jill, and is very selfish and manipulative.
  • Eye Scream: is killed with a knife through the eye (and judging by how quickly it kills them, presumably through the brain).
    Chucky: You have your mother's eyes... And they were always too FUCKING CLOSE TOGETHER!
  • Gold Digger: Despite not married to someone who's rich, she does want to sell her mother's house strictly for money and disliked Ian's middle-class job as a lowly barista as she expected something more high-class than that.
  • Hate Sink: Pretty obvious, especially with so many negative tropes to describe her.
  • It's All About Me: Barb is selfish and manipulative.
  • Jerkass: She's a self-serving Big Sister Bully and an elitist Gold Digger Rich Bitch wannabe who is resentful of her sister getting more attention from their mother, tries to manipulate Nica to sell their family home because she wants cash, has an affair with Jill and seems only concerned with herself.
  • New Media Are Evil: Runs a print media business that she said is dead, resorting to her to find other means of gathering money.
  • Parental Neglect: As much as we can see, she doesn't seem to be a very good mother to her daughter.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: She seems to be an ableist as she resents her sister Nica for her paraplegia. She's also an elitist who has a low opinion of the lower middle class, as she called Ian a "latte-making loser" for his Starbucks barista job and apparently despising him seemingly for being a pleb and wage slave in general.
  • Rich Bitch: Despite not actually being rich. However, it's implied she's the wealthiest of the Pierce family through her print media business until it went bankrupt. See Gold Digger above.
  • Smug Snake: She's presented as snide and arrogant.
  • The Sociopath: Can be considered a low-functioning example as she is selfish and manipulative, not caring for others except herself and likely implied to never had mourned for her mother's passing to begin with.

    Jill 
Debut film: Curse of Chucky (2013)
Portrayed by: Maitland McConell

Alice's babysitter.


Cult of Chucky

    Dr. Foley 
Debut film: Cult of Chucky (2017)
Portrayed by: Michael Therriault

A psychologist who treats Nica.


  • Villain Respect: Chucky shows this towards him.
    Chucky: I just...can't with this guy! I don't know whether to kill him or take notes!

    Malcolm 
Debut film: Cult of Chucky (2017)
Portrayed by: Adam Hurtig

A patient who has multiple personality disorder.


  • Big Bad Wannabe: His "Charles Lee Ray" persona is this, as he's just all talk and even Chucky himself called him a "sick poser."
  • Eye Scream: Gets a drill through his eye in the end.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: His reason why he has a multiple personality disorder.
  • The Load: He's a totally useless loser in general, with his frustrating multiple personality disorder that can bug the heck out of others and his stupidly pathetic and banal reason behind it, even Chucky calls him a "sick poser."
  • Split Personality: Has a multiple personality disorder.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He never saw Chucky coming when he kills him, justified as he was already mentally damaged that left him vulnerable and unable to tell if Chucky is real or part of his disorder.

    Madeleine 
Debut film: Cult of Chucky (2017)
Portrayed by: Elizabeth Rosen

A patient who smothered her baby to death and believes a Good Guy doll is her baby.


    Claire 
Debut film: Cult of Chucky (2017)
Portrayed by: Grace Lynn Kung

A confrontational and paranoid patient who burned her house down.


    Angela 
Debut film: Cult of Chucky (2017)
Portrayed by: Martina Stephenson Kerr

A schizophrenic patient who believes she is dead.


  • Bullying a Dragon: She was just begging to get gutted by Chucky when she meets him, tells him he's not scary or even real which is just downright insulting to him.
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Even Chucky is disgusted by her mental illness.
    Chucky: You're next! I'm gonna be right back. JESUS! Fuckin' cuckoo's nest!
  • Crazy Homeless People: Was homeless at the time she was committed.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Justified as she was already mentally damaged that left her vulnerable and unable to tell if Chucky is real or part of her disorder, Chucky took offense to Angela telling him he's not real and earned her a spot in his body count, while she doesn't do anything to save herself.

    Nurse Carlos 
Debut film: Cult of Chucky (2017)
Portrayed by: Zak Santiago

A nurse at Harrogate.


  • Bury Your Gays: He's a gay nurse who ends up on Chucky's body count.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He's polite towards Nica, but expresses he's not eager to be friends with her believing she's responsible for the deaths of her family.
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: The deleted scenes revealed that he was taking pictures of Nica and selling them on the internet through the Perez Hilton website, which is revealed to Andy Barclay that prompts him to race to the asylum to stop Chucky, to pay for his husband's surgery and trip to Alaska. Then Carlos redeems himself by giving Nica his phone that he used to take pictures of her, but now for her to take pictures of Chucky being sentient to gather proof. Despite this, it wasn't enough to save him.
  • Straight Gay: He's gay, but is a normal person that no one would ever notice his sexual orientation.
  • This Cannot Be!: The look on his face upon walking in to seeing three sentient Chuckies in Dr. Foley's office just before he's ambushed.
  • Too Dumb to Live: He simply stood and witnessed three Chuckies in Dr. Foley's study when earlier there was some time to flee before Nica noticed him, leading him to be stabbed, drilled and disemboweled by the Killer Doll trio.

    Nurse Ashley 
Debut film: Cult of Chucky (2017)
Portrayed by: Ali Tataryn

A female nurse at Harrogate.



Alternative Title(s): Childs Play 2, Childs Play 3, Bride Of Chucky, Seed Of Chucky, Curse Of Chucky, Cult Of Chucky, Childs Play 1988

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