Christine Elise McCarthy plays Kyle in the hit SYFY drama Chucky.
McCarthy has been acting professionally for more than 30 years and is recognized primarily for her role as Kyle in the Chucky film franchise. She is also known for playing Emily Valentine on Beverly Hills, 90210 – a role she reinvented (playing a heightened version of herself) on the 2019 Fox BH90210 reboot – and Harper Tracy on ER. She has also appeared in recurring roles on China Beach, In the Heat of the Night and Tell Me You Love Me.
Among her other film roles are Abel Ferrara’s Body Snatchers and two films starring Viggo Mortensen – Vanishing Point and Boiling Point.
She maintains an irreverent vegan cooking channel on YouTube titled Delightful Delicious Delovely and an accompanying food blog where she provides recipes, photographs and shares details of the triumphs and, more frequently, the humiliations of her own life since 2012.
Bathing & the Single Girl, inspired by her short film of the same name, is her debut novel. As a writer, she has written three episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210 as well as characters and storylines for the series. Her directorial debut, Bathing & the Single Girl, was accepted into more than 100 film festivals and won 20 awards.
She was on the selection committee of Michigan’s Waterfront Film Festival from its inception in 1999 until 2014. She was co-director of the Victoria Texas Independent Film Festival, programed for the Self-Medicated Film Festival and the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival, and has consulted and judged for many others.