Chrystee Pharris

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Chrystee Pharris
Born (1976-03-07) March 7, 1976 (age 43)
Years active1999–present

Chrystee Pharris (born March 7, 1976) is an American actress, best known for her role as Simone Russell on the NBC daytime soap opera, Passions.

Life and career[edit]

Pharris was born in Middletown, Ohio and attended the Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.[1] In 1990s, she began appearing on television sitcoms, The Steve Harvey Show, Sister, Sister, and Moesha, before landing the role of Simone Russell on the NBC daytime soap opera, Passions in 2000. Chrystee Pharris left Passions in 2006 in order to be able to pursue a singing career.

Pharris had a recurring role as Kylie, the girlfriend of Dr. Dorian (Zach Braff), on the NBC sitcom Scrubs in 2006, she guest starred on All of Us, Castle and Nashville. In 2015, Pharris began starring in the POP series, Queens of Drama.[2][3][4]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Understanding Me Mandisa Short film
1999 Guilty or Not Dina Brown
2004 Buds for Life Monica Harris
2006 Only in Your Dreams Candi / Alicia Short film
2006 Paved with Good Intentions Nina Balden
2007 Lord Help Us Lucky's Wife
2009 Sideline Confessions Candy Short film
2009 Steppin: The Movie Jennifer
2010 My Girlfriend's Back Trisha
2012 Faded Jasmine Short film
2012 Chronicle Samantha Voice
2013 The Takeover Tisha Boyd Short film
2014 Steps of Faith Faith Houston
2015 A Walk in the Woods Ticket Agent Uncredited
2015 Fingerprints Aphra Andrews
2016 Fame Dogs Skill
2016 Diva Diaries Robin
2016 Bad Girl Melinda Robinson
2018 Craig Ross Jr.'s Monogamy Diandra
2018 Pierre Jackson Phenix Summers
2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Additional Voices Voice
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Steve Harvey Show Angel Episode: "Baby You Can Drive My Car"
1998 Sister, Sister CeeCee Episode: "The Domino Effect"
1998 City Guys Darice Episode: "Big Brothers"
1998–99 Moesha Girl #1 / Crystal Episodes: "Teacher", "The Rite Stuff"
1999 Kenan & Kel Rudy Episode: "Clothes Encounters"
2000 Grown Ups Bridgette Episode: "Instant Karma"
2000 7th Heaven Girl #2 Episode: "Words"
2000 General Hospital Katie 4 episodes
2001–06 Passions Simone Russell 378 episodes
2004 Eve Courtney Episode: "Above Average Joe"
2005 Scrubs Kylie 5 episodes
2005 Cuts Miller Episode: "Babe Magnet"
2006 Teachers. Paula Episode: "Field Trip"
2006 All of Us Eva Episode: "Pretty Woman"
2007 Lincoln Heights Dr. Kathy McGhee Episode: "Tricks and Treats"
2008 Players at the Poker Palace Sandy Episode: "I'm Outa Here"
2012 Castle Nicky Jay Episode: "The Limey"
2014 Satisfaction Renee Episode: "...Through Terms and Conditions"
2015 Nashville Tracey Jensen Episode: "That's the Way Love Goes"
2015 TMI Hollywood Various - Special Guest Episode: "The Soap Opera Show"
2015 Born Again Virgin Angel Episode: "No New Friends"
2015 Devious Maids Megan Episode: "Anatomy of a Murder"
2015 Quantico N/A 4 episodes
2016 Bad Dad Rehab Anitra Television film
2017 Media Crystal Jones Television film
2017 Greenleaf Simone Episode: "Point of No Return"
2018 The Resident Allie Palmer / Nurse Allie Episodes: "Identity Crisis", "Run, Doctor, Run"
2019 American Soul Jean Jones Episode: "Fault Lines"


  1. ^ Chrystee Pharris
  2. ^ "POP Announces Initial Lineup of Original Programming for Early 2015 Launch". TVbytheNumbers. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  3. ^ "POP (Formerly TVGN) Developing 'Queens of Drama' Docu-Series With Vanessa Marcil, Donna Mills, Lindsay Hartley, Hunter Tylo and More! - Soap Opera Network". Soap Opera Network. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Serial Scoop: Review: 'Queens of Drama' Is Must-Watch Soapy Goodness". Retrieved April 23, 2015.

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