Crystal Chappel
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Los Angeles Presence
May 17, 2012 to Present [recurring]
At A Glance

Born in Silver Spring, Maryland, Crystal Chappell studied computer science at Coast Carolina College. Switching gears to journalism, she also attended the University of South Carolina. While on a break from her studies, Crystal won the lead in the University of Maryland's production of Beauty and the Beast, a role which required her to enroll in the university's acting program. While in the program, Crystal was cast in a production of Spring Awakening, which made it to the finals of the National College Theatre Festival where Crystal performed at The Kennedy Center.

Upon graduation, Crystal moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. Inspired by the book Sanford Meisner on Acting, Crystal wrote the author and famed thespian who invited her to join a group of students at his home in the West Indies for intensive theatrical training.

In addition to her daytime television roles, Crystal has guest-starred on Walker, Texas Ranger, Pensacola, Wings of Gold, Burke's Law, and Diagnosis Murder. She also starred in the feature films Lady in Waiting and Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter. Her other theatrical endeavors include The Three Sisters, The Balcony, The Twelfth Night, and The Comedy of Errors.

Crystal is known to daytime audiences for her portrayal of Dr. Carly Manning on Days of our Lives, a role which garnered her a Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Female Star. She also appeared on One Life to Live as Maggie Carpenter and as Olivia Spencer on Guiding Light. For her work on Guiding Light, Chappell earned a Daytime Emmy.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
The Bold and the Beautiful
Danielle
May 17, 2012 to Present

Guiding Light
Olivia Spencer
July 5, 1999 to September 18, 2009

Poltergeist: The Legacy
Jessica Lansing
March 6, 1998

Pensacola: WIngs of Gold
Lt. Commander Keaton
January 12, 1998

Silk Stockings
Dr. Bertha Roberts
December 10, 1997

One Life to Live
Maggie Carpenter
October 3, 1995 to September 29, 1997

Burke's Law
Marilyn Divine
June 8, 1995

Walker Texas Ranger
Stacy
February 18, 1995

Diagnois Murder
Episode: The Last Laugh
November 11, 1994

Silk Stalkings
Deborah Buchard
March 27, 1994

Days of our Lives
Carly Manning/Katerina Von Leuschner
June 12, 1990 to October 18, 1993; October 2, 2009 to September 22, 2011

Santa Barbara
Jane Kingsley
1990
Acting Portfolio: FILM
Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter
Samantha
1994

Lady in Waiting
Elizabeth Henley
1994
Acting Portfolio: THEATRE
The Three Sisters

The Balcony

The Twelfth Night

The Comedy of Errors

Love Letters
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2002; for Guiding Light)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2007, 2008, 2010; for Guiding Light)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2012; for Days of our Lives)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2002, 2005, 2006; for Guiding Light)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2007, 2008, 2010; for Guiding Light)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2012; for Days of our Lives)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2004, 2005, 2006, 2009; for Guiding Light)

Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Hottest Female Star (1990; for Days of our Lives)
Vital Statistics

PLACE OF BIRTH: Silver Spring, Maryland

DATE OF BIRTH: August 4, 1965

HAIR: Brunette

EYES: Green

MARITAL STATUS: Married; Michael Sabatino [Jan 6, 1997]

CHILDREN: Jacob Walker [May 11, 2000; weighed in at 9 pounds, 2 3/4 oz.] and Dylan Michael [Sep 2, 2003 at 2:15am; weighed in at 7 lbs. 7 oz.]
ALMA MATER: Coast Carolina College majoring in Computer Science, Journalism at the University of South Carolina, and Acting at The University of Maryland

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