58 years old (Born on September 30, 1961)
Actor; She is famous from Helen Chappel on Wings.Despite her Southern Baptist background, she is not a firm believer in marriage. Wrote several songs for her debut album (1996) and wrote and produced her second album released late in 1999. Has written songs for Paula Abdul, Lisa Stansfield, Tracie Spencer, and Debbie and Angie Winans. She sang the duet "Forever Tonight" with Peter Cetera. Crystal got her start as a child entertainer, singing with her father at revivals in the early 1970s.
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Fun Facts About Crystal Bernard
She co-wrote the song "If I Were Your Girl", which is performed by Paula Abdul and appears on her album "Head Over Heels".
Her "Wings" character of Helen, the cello-playing lunch counter waitress at the airport, was supposed to have been of Greek descent and played by actress Peri Gilpin of "Frazier" fame. Gilpin had to decline the part and it was eventually rewritten as a Texas girl to fit the talents of Crystal.
Daughter of Jerry Wayne Bernard.
Grew up in the Oak Creek Village subdivision in Houston, Texas.
Sister of Scarlett Bernard and Angelique Bernard who graduated from Westfield High Schoold in Houston, Texas.
Sister of Robyn Bernard.
Involved with Grammy-winning producer/engineer/music mixer Michael Shipley.
Moved to Los Angeles following high school graduation and initially took up songwriting before developing a strong interest in acting.
Former longtime girlfriend of producer Tony Thomas, son of Danny Thomas.
Began her career at age three singing gospel music with her older sister Robyn. They traveled the country and recorded 12 albums -- all before they reached adulthood.
Graduated from Spring High School.
Singer Bobbie Gentry, best known for her single hit "Ode to Billy Joe," heard Crystal and Robyn perform at a gospel jubilee in Mississippi and asked hired them as a featured act in her Vegas show.
Attended Bammel Middle School in Houston, Texas (close to Spring, Texas). Created her own video which included a self-written song about Tom Sawyer for a school project.