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Published:September 12th, 2007 06:53 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Crystal Hunt, Actress and Official Ambassador for ChildHelp USA

Judyth Piazza chats with Crystal Hunt, Actress and Official Ambassador for ChildHelp USA

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)


Daytime Emmy nominee Crystal Hunt brings her talent to the big screen in two upcoming feature films: Morgan Creek`s Sydney White, co-starring opposite Amanda Bynes, to be released by Universal Pictures September 21, 2007, and Garbus Kroupa Entertainment`s subway thriller, Brooklyn to Manhattan, scheduled for release in 2008.

A native of Clearwater, Crystal has been performing since her childhood years. She appeared in her first pageant at the age of 3 months upon the suggestion of her grandmother, who knew that bubbly Crystal was destined for the spotlight. At the age of three, Crystal landed her first commercial, for Kash "N` Karry, a large grocery store chain. By the sixth grade, Crystal was skillfully juggling school and work as she and her mother routinely traveled to New York for auditions, acting jobs, and classes with Flo Salant Greenberg and other renowned acting and voice coaches.

One of the most acclaimed young actresses in daytime television, Crystal Hunt delighted Guiding Light fans with her portrayal of evil teen. Lizzie Spaulding since her debut on the popular CBS soap opera in 2003. In 2005, she received her first Daytime Emmy Nomination, in the Outstanding Younger Actress category. She also earned Soap Opera Digest`s Best Villainess " Award and was named one of the magazine`s Hottest Newcomers ", Crystal`s other film credits include the feature film The Derby Stallion, From Earth to the Moon directed by Tom Hanks, Problem Child II, and Homeless Children. Her numerous commercials include a spot for Disney`s 25th anniversary celebration and an anti-drug advertisement with the award-winning pop music group *NSYNC.

Crystal an Official Ambassador for ChildHelp USA "one of the nation`s oldest national non-proflts dedicated to..the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect. A firm believer in giving back to the community, she is now involved with charities across the country that benefit animal shelters, the homeless, the elderly and foster care.

She resides in New York City and Clearwater, Florida. In addition to acting, she enjoys flying helicopters, surfing, water boarding, singing,  and horseback riding.

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