Arija Bareikis is an American actress best known for her roles as Kate in the 1999 film Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and as Officer Chickie Brown, a single mom who dreams of being the first woman accepted into LAPD's prestigious S.W.A.T., in the television drama series Southland, from 2009-2011.
Bareikis' television credits include Law & Order and Crossing Jordan. She also appeared in Grey's Anatomy, A Painted House, Without A Trace, The American Embassy and Oz.
Her feature film credits include Frame of Mind, Sidney Lumet's Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Tenderness, Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda, 30 Days, Snow Falling On Cedars and The Myth of Fingerprints.
Bareikis appeared on stage for a New City's production of Orange Flower Water and made her Broadway debut in Alfred Uhry's Tony Award-winning play The Last Night of Ballyhoo.
Bareikis' other theatre credits include Intimate Apparel, Hotel Universe, The Moment When, Virgil Is Still the Frogboy and Sweet By N' By.
At Williamstown, she performed in As You Like It, Counselor At Law, The Madwoman of Chaillot, The Threepenny Opera, The Guardsman, The Visit and A Midsummer Night's Dream.