Charles Lee Ray is the Lake Shore Strangler and is Chucky's original human form. His body is last seen in Bride of Chucky. In the beginning of the original film, Chucky's human body was shown only at the beginning and was shot. Charles was born to a Irish-American mother in Haskensack, New Jersey who came from a wealthy family but also worked as a bartender and dancer. His father was a Austrian immigrant father who was a alcoholiac and would frequently abuse Charles and his mother.