born in Atlanta, Georgia, but was reared in northern California by her mother,
Ethel Cook-Wilson. After completing Sacramento City College, she moved back to
Atlanta, Georgia where she worked at several major law firms before auditioning
for and receiving her first major film role.
l997, Chrystale debuted in The
Players Club, written and produced by Ice
Cube. As "Ronnie" a scene-stealing villainess, she received
Roger Ebert, Chicago-Sun times,
Inc. stated, "...the movie has strong scenes for all major characters....the
scene with the police officers would have been less believable were it not for
Wilson's convincing performance...."
Gene Seymour, The Los Angeles
Times reported, "...Ronnie, the club's star dancer, was played with malevolent
gusto by rookie film actor, Chrystale Wilson....such a strong presence."
has since appeared in Trois,a
Rob Hardy Production which premiered in Paris, France and was released in the
United States, February, 2000.
Steed of Rolling Out Magazine stated, "Even though Wilson's role was not
major, her performance was most believable and memorable."
Down, starring Richard T. Jones (The Wood), Chrystale plays the character
Dana. Director John Luessenhop has critically praised the stellar performance
and professionalism of Chrystale.
talents are not only manifested in front of the camera, but in other domains of
film-making as well. She wrote and produced a film titled Groupies, in which she
plays the lead character Mia Moore. While actively pursuing her career in writing
and producing, Chrystale also looks forward to her
future roles in film and/or television.
color of rain is so clear to me now, it washed away my pain as I hide amongst
the clouds, and all of the storms I have come to know, I'm not afraid anymore
they have allowed me to grow."