Very humorous, jovial and really intelligent, Chelsey Crisp is an American actress whose work onscreen has endeared her to so many people over the years. Fans have often joked that just as her last name ‘Crisp’ implies, her style of acting is invigorating and very engaging. A multi-talented woman, she is also a comedian who has often had audiences holding their sides with laughter at her jokes. She is also a writer who has won the admiration of many with her work.
As an actress, Chelsey is now best known for her portrayal of Honey Ellis on Fresh Off the Boat, an ABC television sitcom. She is also known for her work in Dr. Chopper, an American horror film in which she played Jessica. We have dug up some facts about this multi-talented woman for your reading pleasure. Read on to find out all about her.
Chelsey Crisp Bio & Age
Chelsey Crisp was born on the 5th day of the month of June in the year 1983. The actress was born in Phoenix, the most populous and capital city of Arizona, USA. It was also here that she was raised.
The identities of Chelsey’s parents have remained quite elusive. However, we know that she is very fond of them. She has made several posts on Instagram, displaying her father and mother to her followers and talking about how much joy they give her in life. Sadly though, on September 28, 2018, she made a post on the social media platform announcing that her father had died. She also revealed that he was ‘Irish to the core’. Many of her followers took over her comment section to console her over the loss.
Chelsey has a sister called Erin Fries. Chelsey and Erin are very close and share a special bond. This is apparent in the way they relate with each other on social media. Chelsey’s Instagram page is littered with photos of Erin and vice versa. They both shower each other with loving words when they post about themselves.
Growing up, Chelsey attended the Agua Fria High School, a secondary school in Arizona. When she graduated from there, she proceeded to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts from where she graduated in 2003. She then went ahead to study Shakespeare at the British American Dramatic Academy’s Midsummer in Oxford program.
She has since gone on to make a name for herself in Hollywood, winning over many fans to herself.
Her Movies and TV Shows
Chelsey Crisp made her debut on TV in 2004 when she was cast in Scare Tactics, an American comedy horror hidden camera television show in which she played the role of a hostess. The next year, in 2005, she scored her first leading role in Dr. Chopper, in which she portrayed Jessica. The role introduced her to an audience who were enthused by her acting potential.
In 2006, the actress scored roles in four TV series; she played a host in Extra, Plain Jane in Why Can’t I Be You?, Danielle in Threshold and a convention worker in The Office. The following year, with her TV credits increasing, she portrayed Shelly Seaver in CSI: Miami and Maggie in Journeyman, a science fiction romance drama series.
Chelsey continued her Hollywood adventure in 2008 with an appearance in An American Standard, a short film in which she played Tanya. The same year, she played Grace Penland in NCIS. She then made yet another appearance in a feature movie titled Reconciliation in 2009. Chelsey played Sarah Taylor in the movie.
Chelsey’s other works include roles in Desire and Deceit in 2010, McCracken Live! in 2011, Adopting Terror and Happy Endings in 2012, New Girl and Couchers in 2013, NCIS: New Orleans and 10 Things I Hate About Life in 2014.
In 2015, Chelsey Crisp landed her biggest TV role so far when she was cast in Fresh Off the Boat, an American sitcom. The actress is a series regular on the series and continues playing the role today. Her work on Fresh Off the Boat has won her lots of praise from fans and industry experts.
Over the years, she has made appearances in several other feature films including Bleed in 2016, The Outdoorsman in 2017, and Life with Dog in 2018.
Who is Chelsey Crisp’s Husband?
Chelsey Crisp is now a married woman. The actress is married to a man identified as Rhett Reese who happens to be a writer and producer. The coupled got married in November 2016 after about 4 years of dating. According to reports, they tied the knot as husband and wife in front of 225 guests including family members and close friends in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The interesting thing is that both Chelsey and Rhett grew up in Phoenix.
The couple now has a son together. The boy was born in January 2019 and the mother proudly showed him off on social media to the admiration of her fans. Chelsey is a doting mother and this is obvious in the way she keeps talking about her son online. The family resides in Los Angeles.