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Crystal Chappell Bio

(Carly, DAYS)


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BIRTHPLACE: Silver Springs, Maryland
YEARS ON SHOW: 1990-1993; 2009-present
MARITAL STATUS: married to Michael Sabatino on 1/8/97
CHILDREN: Jake (5/11/00) and Dylan (9/2/03)

Born the only girl and middle child to Don and Priscilla, Crystal Chappell had a semi-nomadic lifestyle growing up. Her family moved constantly, constructing houses wherever they went (the family often slept in the abodes before they were finished and sold). Shy and overweight, Chappell has confessed that she was often an outsider growing up.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Worked her way through the University of South Carolina as an aerobics instructor.
  2. Was inspired by the book Sanford Meisner on Acting. She wrote to the author, and in turn, he invited her and a few other students to his home in the West Indies for intensive acting training.
  3. Before transferring to the University of Maryland, majored in Computer Science at the University of South Carolina, where she also studied journalism.
  4. Performed at the Kennedy Center while still in college.
  5. First soap role was as a day player on ALL MY CHILDREN in 1989.
stories featuring
Crystal Chappell
Huge News: Crystal Chappell To B&B!   Apr 11, 2012

B&B is launching its first-ever lesbian storyline, featuring VENICE showrunner and star Crystal...

Crystal Chappell At OLTL   Nov 9, 2011

Crystal Chappell (ex-Carly, DAYS; ex-Maggie, OLTL et al) was a surprise guest at the ONE LIFE TO LIVE...

Chappell And Alfonso Address Online Drama   Jun 17, 2011

Crystal Chappell (Carly, DAYS) spoke to Digest about the online furor that has taken place since the...

Crystal Chappell Out at DAYS!     Jun 1, 2011

Crystal Chappell (Carly) has been let go from DAYS OF OUR LIVES, according to a post from the actress, via...

DAYS Chappell Named Ambassador For Hetrick-Martin Institute   Apr 13, 2011

Crystal Chappell (Carly, DAYS; Gina, VENICE) has been named Ambassador for the Hetrick-Martin...

Other Roles


Other Soap Roles
ONE LIFE TO LIVE (Maggie, 1995-97)
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (Carly, 1990-93)
SANTA BARBARA (Jane, 1990)

TV Roles
DIAGNOSIS MURDER (Eve Laurie, 1994)

Film Roles
Lady In Waiting (Elizabeth Henley, 1994)
Bigfoot: The Unforgettable Encounter (Samantha, 1994)

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