Arija Bareikis is an American actress. She had her career beginnings in the early 1990s. Her first notable role was as Emily di Mauro, a recurring character on the soap opera One Life to Live. She next played Tricia Ross on the show Oz. In 1997, she made her big screen debut in the film Ties to Rachel. She later had roles in the movies The Myth of Fingerprints, Pants on Fire, The Naked Man, 30 Days, Snow Falling on Cedars, and Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo. In the 2000s, she starred on the Hallmark TV movie A Painted House. From 2009 to 2011, she played Police Officer III Chickie Brown on the TV series Southland. On the big screen, she had her most recent role as Mrs. Grace Ferrin in The Purge.