Chelsey Crisp is an American actress, best known as Honey from ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat and Jesse in the indie rom-com, In-Lawfully Yours. She can currently be seen on NBC’s Young Rock as Dwayne Johnson’s campaign manager Casey. This spring, she’ll appear in Ten Percent (the UK adaptation of Call My Agent) on Sundance Now and Amazon Prime UK.
Originally from Arizona, she grew up doing children’s and community theatre in Phoenix. She studied theatre at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Shakespeare at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford. She made her TV debut crying and/or dying on shows such as CSI Miami, NCIS and Scare Tactics.
She enjoys alternating comedic and dramatic projects, especially sitcoms and indie films. She’s appeared in The Office, The League, New Girl, Mike & Molly, Better off Ted, Happy Endings, and Rizzoli & Isles, among others. She also starred in the indie films In-Lawfully Yours, Life With Dog, Bleed, Reconciliation, and the recent Cannes coup de coeur winner Just Do You.
Chelsey maintains her love for live performance through improv and sketch comedy. She’s held residency at ACME Comedy Theatre, while also performing at the Comedy Central Stage, IoWest, Hollywood Fringe Festival and SF Sketchfest, among other LA stages. She also spent a year abroad writing and directing shows for Universal Studios Singapore.
In one of her favorite parts to date, Chelsey improvised the role of Chloe, a contestant on the mock reality game show The Joe Schmo Show, where she met her husband, screenwriter Rhett Reese. The two live in Los Angeles with their son.