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Crystal got her start as a child entertainer, singing with her father at revivals in the early 1970s.

She co-wrote the song "If I Were Your Girl", which is performed by Paula Abdul and appears on her album "Head Over Heels".

Graduated from Spring High School.

She sang the duet "Forever Tonight" with Peter Cetera.

Younger sister of Robyn Bernard.

Daughter of Jerry Wayne Bernard.

Grew up in the Oak Creek Village subdivision in Houston, Texas.

Older sister of Scarlett Bernard and Angelique Bernard, who graduated from Westfield High School in Houston, Texas.

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.

Involved with Grammy-winning producer/engineer/music mixer Michael Shipley.

Despite her Southern Baptist background, she is not a firm believer in marriage.

Her Wings (1990) character of "Helen Chapel", the cello-playing lunch counter waitress at the airport, was supposed to have been of Greek descent and played by actress Peri Gilpin of Frasier (1993) fame. Gilpin had to decline the part and it was eventually rewritten as a Texas girl to fit the talents of Crystal.

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.

Moved to Los Angeles following high school graduation and initially took up songwriting before developing a strong interest in acting.

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 hired them as a featured act in her Vegas show.

Began her career, at age three, singing gospel music with her older sister, Robyn Bernard. They traveled the country and recorded 12 albums -- all before they reached adulthood.

Former longtime girlfriend of producer Tony Thomas, son of Danny Thomas.

Spokesperson for 'O Premium Waters' - a bottled water supplier in Phoenix, Arizona. [2003]

She was inducted into the Hair Fan's Hall of Fame in 2003.

She sang a duet with Jim Messina called "Watching the River Run".

Born on exactly the same date as Eric Stoltz (of "Mask: the Rocky Dennis Story" fame).