Chrissie Fit

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Chrissie Fit
Chrissie Fit.jpg
Fit in 2013
Born (1984-04-03) April 3, 1984 (age 35)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
OccupationActress, singer, dancer
Years active2006–present

Chrissie Fit (born April 3, 1984)[1] is an American actress and singer. In 2007, Fit rose to prominence after she was cast as the character Mercedes Juarez in the medical drama, General Hospital. She is also known for her role as CheeChee in the DCOMs Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2, and for her role as Florencia "Flo" Fuentes in Pitch Perfect 2 and Pitch Perfect 3.[2]

Early life[edit]

Fit was born in Miami, Florida,[3] and raised in nearby Hialeah, Florida.[4] She is of Cuban heritage.[5]

Career[edit]

Fit made her acting debut on the 2006 Nickelodeon television series, Zoey 101, in an unspecified role. She made her first recurring role on the American daytime television medical drama, General Hospital, where she played Mercedes from 2007 until 2012. She also wrote, directed and starred in the web series, The Subpranos, playing the role of Denise Flores de la Rosa. She also appeared in episodes of Southland, House, General Hospital: Night Shift and The Middleman. In 2012, Fit returned to acting with Filly Brown, where she played Lupe Tonorio.

In 2013, she was cast as CheeChee in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Teen Beach Movie. In 2015, she played Florencia "Flo" Fuentes in Pitch Perfect 2 and reprised her role as CheeChee in the DCOM Teen Beach 2. She later returned as Florencia in 2017's Pitch Perfect 3.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 This Is Culdesac Student #2
2009 Crossing Over Student #3
2012 Filly Brown Lupe Tonorio
2013 Sake-Bomb Edie
The Gelephant Lisa
It Remains Bessie Short film; also writer[citation needed]
2014 Crosstown Other Chola
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Florencia "Flo" Fuentes
2017 Pitch Perfect 3 Florencia "Flo" Fuentes
TBA All My Life Amanda Fletcher Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Zoey 101 Unspecified Role Episode: "The Great Vince Blake"
2007 General Hospital: Night Shift Lupe Rosales 3 episodes
2007–2012 General Hospital Mercedes Recurring role, 37 episodes
2008 The Middleman Shannon Faris Episode: "The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation"
House Girl Episode: "Emancipation"
2009 Catherine and Annie Kristy Television movie
2010 The Subpranos Denise Flores de la Rosa 10 episodes; also director and producer
My Roommate the... Niqi Episode: "Guido"
2011 Southland Estella Episode: "Let It Snow"
Torchwood Assistant Episode: "Rendition"
2013 Teen Beach Movie CheeChee Disney Channel Original Movie
2014 Disney's Win, Lose or Draw Herself Contestant, 5 episodes
2015 Resident Advisors Beth Episode: "Sexiled"
Teen Beach 2 CheeChee Disney Channel Original Movie
2016 Mary + Jane Alyssa Episode: "Sn**chelorette"
2016–present Milo Murphy's Law Amanda Lopez Voice role; recurring
2017-2020 Elena of Avalor Princess Valentina Voice role; recurring
2019 Charmed Effie Episode: "Witch Perfect"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist
2016 "Our Fight Song" Various Artists
2017 "Freedom! '90" / "Cups" The Bellas from Pitch Perfect 3 and the Top 12 contestants of The Voice season 13
2018 "Give Me Your Hand" Shannon K

Theater[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Disney's Peter Pan JR Tinker Bell

Philanthropy[edit]

Fit is a Days for Girls International Ambassador,[6] using her platform to champion menstrual solutions and health education for women and girls all over the world. She co-wrote and performed a song, "All About Them Days (for Girls)" to support the organization's mission in March 2018.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 3, 2019". United Press International. April 3, 2019. Archived from the original on April 3, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019. actor/singer Chrissie Fit in 1984 (age 35)
  2. ^ Rodriguez, Priscilla (July 19, 2013). "Exclusive Interview: Chrissie Fit Disney Channel's 'Teen Beach Movie'". Latina. Latina Media Ventures. Retrieved July 25, 2013.
  3. ^ Fit, Chrissie [@chrissiefit] (February 13, 2013). "I was born in the US - In Miami, FL" (Tweet). Archived from the original on September 15, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019 – via Twitter.
  4. ^ del Buston, Carolina (December 20, 2017). "Chrissie Fit on Pitch Perfect 3 and Telling Authentic Latina Stories in Hollywood". Miami New Times. Florida. Archived from the original on March 25, 2018. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  5. ^ Rodriguez, Priscilla (July 19, 2013). Chrissie Fit interview "Chrissie Fit Talks 'Teen Beach Movie,' Jenni Rivera, and Being a Latina in Hollywood" Check |url= value (help). Latina. Archived from the original on July 23, 2016. Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  6. ^ "Days for Girls International | Board & Advisors". Days for Girls International | Turning Periods Into Pathways. Retrieved 2018-03-10.
  7. ^ Fit, Chrissie (8 March 2018). "Happy International Women's Day". twitter.com/chrissiefit. Retrieved 2018-03-10.

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