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Chryssie Whitehead

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Place of birthSouth Carolina
OccupationStage, film, television actress

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Chryssie Whitehead is an American actress, singer and dancer.

Whitehead grew up in South Carolina. During her freshman year of high school, Whitehead was in a community theatre production of A Chorus Line in which she played a cut dancer and understudy to Judy.

Her Broadway debut was starring in the 2006 Broadway revival of the classic A Chorus Line in which she played the character of Kristine. The audition process that she took to get the role can be seen in Every Little Step, a documentary of the A Chorus Line broadway revival casting process. Whitehead was featured as a chorus member in the stage adaption of White Christmas. In 2011, she appeared in the role of Kathy in the New York Philharmonic production of Company.

On film, Whitehead was Julia Stiles' dance double in the final audition scene of Save the Last Dance. She has also been in independent and short films, including Magical Beast and Farm Girl in New York.

On television, Whitehead appeared as Helen Boye in a 2007 episode of Grey's Anatomy, "Kung Fu Fighting," as well as in the TV series In Plain Sight, in the episode "Coma Chameleon," playing the character of Krista. In 2011, she appeared on the TV series Castle.

In addition, Whitehead teaches dance classes part time to children and adults, in addition to choreographing regional shows.




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