Phillips performing with Wilson Phillips in 2013
Chynna Gilliam Phillips
February 12, 1968
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
William Baldwin (m. 1995)
|Parent(s)|| John Phillips |
|Family|| Bijou Phillips (half-sister)|
Mackenzie Phillips (half-sister)
|Associated acts||Wilson Phillips|
Chynna Gilliam Phillips (born February 12, 1968) is an American singer and actress, and a member of the vocal group Wilson Phillips. She is the daughter of The Mamas & the Papas band members John and Michelle Phillips, and the half-sister of Mackenzie Phillips and Bijou Phillips.
Wilson Phillips is an American vocal group consisting of Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson, and Chynna Phillips, the daughters, respectively, of Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys and of John and Michelle Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas.
John Edmund Andrew Phillips was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and promoter of the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Phillips was a member and leader of the vocal group The Mamas & the Papas.
Michelle Phillips is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as a vocalist in the musical quartet The Mamas and the Papas in the mid-1960s. Phillips garnered critical acclaim for her voice, which was deemed by Time magazine as the "purest soprano in pop music." She later established a successful career as an actress in film and television in the 1970s. Phillips is the last living original member of the Mamas and the Papas.
Phillips was born Chynna Gilliam Phillips in Los Angeles.Phillips began her career in acting. She appeared in films such as Some Kind of Wonderful , Caddyshack II , Say Anything and as the title character Roxanne Pulitzer in the 1989 television biographical film, Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer. In 1995, she returned to acting appearing as Kim MacAfee in the television movie Bye Bye Birdie . Phillips voiced the character of Kitty along with her husband William Baldwin as Johnny 13 in Danny Phantom episodes “13” (2004), “Lucky in Love” (2005) and “Girl's Night Out”(2007).
Some Kind of Wonderful is a 1987 American romantic drama film directed by Howard Deutch and starring Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Lea Thompson. It is one of several successful teen dramas written by John Hughes in the 1980s.
Caddyshack II is a 1988 American sports comedy film and a sequel to Caddyshack. The film stars Jackie Mason, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Randy Quaid, Chevy Chase, Jonathan Silverman, and Jessica Lundy. It was written by various outside writers, but is credited to the first draft by Peter Torokvei and Harold Ramis, who also co-wrote and directed the first, and is directed by Allan Arkush. The film garnered a PG rating, in contrast to the original's R rating. The film was given scathing reviews by critics, but Kenny Loggins' "Nobody's Fool" was a chart success, hitting #8 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Say Anything ... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. The film follows the romance between Lloyd Dobler, an average student, and Diane Court, the class valedictorian, immediately after their graduation from high school. In 2002, Entertainment Weekly ranked Say Anything ... as the greatest modern movie romance, and it was ranked number 11 on Entertainment Weekly's list of the 50 best high-school movies.
Phillips was a contestant on the 13th season of Dancing with the Stars. Her professional partner was two-time finalist Tony Dovolani. While she seemed to be one of the frontrunners to win, Phillips was unexpectedly eliminated in the fourth week of competition. Despite her early exit, Phillips held a higher average of scores compared with celebrities who lasted longer than she did in the competition.
Dancing with the Stars is the name of various international television series based on the format of the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing, which is distributed by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. Currently the format has been licensed to over 42 territories.
Driton "Tony" Dovolani is an Albanian-American professional ballroom dancer, instructor and judge. He is known for his involvement in the American version of Dancing with the Stars on ABC. Dovolani also portrayed Slick Willy in the hit film Shall We Dance? and spent time coaching actress Jennifer Lopez.
In the late 1980s Phillips formed the trio Wilson Phillips with her childhood friends Carnie and Wendy Wilson. The group released their self-titled debut album in 1990. The album would go on to sell eight million copies.The group's second album, Shadows and Light, released in 1992, was a commercial disappointment, despite being certified platinum.
Carnie Wilson is an American singer and television host, perhaps best known as a member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips.
Wendy Wilson is an American singer and television personality and member of the pop singing trio Wilson Phillips. She is the daughter of Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson and his first wife Marilyn, who was a member of girl group The Honeys, and she is the younger sister of Carnie Wilson.
Wilson Phillips is the debut album by American vocal group Wilson Phillips, released in 1990. Five singles were released from the album, with "Hold On", "Release Me" and "You're in Love" all hitting number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. "Impulsive" reached number four, and the fifth single "The Dream Is Still Alive" reached the top 20. The album has sold 5 million copies in the United States and over 10 million worldwide.
In 1995 Phillips released her debut solo album, Naked and Sacred , but failed to recapture the success she found with Wilson Phillips.In 2004 Wilson Phillips reunited to record their third album, California , which featured cover tunes from West Coast singers from the 1960s/70s.
Naked and Sacred is Chynna Phillips' debut solo album, released in November 1995 three years after her departure from the pop group Wilson Phillips. She was the only member of the group to remain on her label, EMI, after they went on an indefinite break in late 1992. It was released on November 7, 1995 in the U.S. and was a commercial failure, selling only 22,000 copies in the United States according to Billboard.com. Chynna co-wrote 9 of the 11 tracks, featuring productions from Rick Nowels, Glen Ballard, and Desmond Child. According to Chynna, she was offered $1 million to record a solo album for EMI, and was dropped shortly after due to the album's disappointing sales.
California is the third studio album and the first covers album by American female group Wilson Phillips. The group reunited in 2003 to record their first studio album in twelve years. The album peaked at #35 on the charts, and sold 31,000 copies during the first week of its release.
In the October 15, 2007, issue of People magazine, she was said to be writing songs for a Christian album.She appeared in brother-in-law Stephen Baldwin's documentary, Livin It: Unusual Suspects. In 2009 Phillips teamed up with singer/songwriter Vaughan Penn to form the duo "Chynna and Vaughan". The two released their debut album, One Reason, on September 22, 2009. Wilson Phillips released 'Christmas In Harmony' in 2010 and 'Dedicated' in 2012. They continue to play shows every year.
Stephen Andrew Baldwin is an American actor, producer, director, author, and conservative political activist. He has appeared in the films Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Posse (1993), Threesome (1994), The Usual Suspects (1995), Bio-Dome (1996), and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000). He also starred in the television series The Young Riders (1989–92), and as himself in the reality shows Celebrity Big Brother 7 (UK) and Celebrity Apprentice. In 2004, he directed Livin' It, a Christian-themed skateboarding DVD.
Vaughan Penn is an American singer/songwriter from North Carolina who has had over 150 major television and film placements featuring 45 different songs on shows such as
In July 2016, Wilson Phillips reunited and performed on ABC's Greatest Hits .
Phillips had a drug and alcohol addiction as a teenager.
Phillips met actor William Baldwin of the acting Baldwin family in 1991 and has been married to him since 1995. Together, they have three children, daughters Jameson (born in 2000) and Brooke (born in 2004) and son Vance (born in 2001).
In September 2009 Chynna's half-sister, Mackenzie Phillips, alleged in her memoirs that she [Mackenzie] and her father had a "consensual" ten-year incestuous relationship.While both Geneviève Waïte (John's wife at the time, and mother of Bijou Phillips), and Michelle Phillips, John's second wife (mother of Chynna Phillips) told the media that they did not believe her claims, Chynna said she believed Mackenzie.
On February 12, 2010, Phillips was treated for anxiety. In a statement made on February 27, her manager Lizzie Grubman said, "After successfully completing her in-patient treatment for anxiety, Chynna Phillips has happily returned home to celebrate her daughter's birthday with her family."Grubman said Phillips was "happy to be home with her family. She is in great spirits."
Chynna is a born-again Christian.
|1975||Little Boy Blue|
|1987||Some Kind of Wonderful||Mia|
|1988||The Invisible Kid||Cindy Moore|
|Caddyshack II||Mary Frances "Miffy" Young|
|1988||Moving Target||Megan Lawrence||Television movie|
|Goodbye, Miss July 4||Alma||Television movie|
|1989||The Comeback||Jessica||Television movie|
|Traveling Man||Mona Voight||Television movie|
|Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer||Roxanne Pulitzer||Television movie|
|1995||Bye Bye Birdie||Kim MacAfee||Television movie|
|2004–2007||Danny Phantom||Kitty||3 episodes|
Chynna Phillip's partner was Tony Dovolani.
|Week #||Dance/Song||Judges' score||Result|
|1||Viennese Waltz/"If I Ain't Got You"||8||7||7||Safe|
|2||Jive/"The Boy Does Nothing"||7||7||7||Safe|
|4||Tango/"Theme From Mission: Impossible"||7||7||7||Eliminated|
|1995|| Naked and Sacred |
| AUS || UK |
|1995||"Naked and Sacred"||15||62||Naked and Sacred|
|1996||"I Live for You"||9||—|
|"Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me"||64||—|
The Mamas and the Papas were an American folk rock vocal group who recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968. The group was a defining force in the music scene of the counterculture of the 1960s. The group was composed of John Phillips, Denny Doherty, Cass Elliot, and Michelle Phillips née Gilliam. Their sound was based on vocal harmonies arranged by John Phillips, the songwriter, musician, and leader of the group who adapted folk to the new beat style of the early 1960s.
William Edward Baldwin is an American actor, producer and writer. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the second-youngest of the four Baldwin brothers. He has starred in the films Flatliners (1990), Backdraft (1991), Sliver (1993), Virus (1999), The Squid and the Whale (2005), played himself in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and currently stars and produces the popular Netflix show Northern Rescue. Baldwin is married to singer Chynna Phillips.
Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty was a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He was most widely known as a founding member of the 1960s musical group The Mamas & the Papas.
Laura Mackenzie Phillips is an American actress and singer best known for her roles in American Graffiti, as rebellious but ultimately loving teenager Julie Mora Cooper Horvath on the sitcom One Day at a Time, and for the Disney Channel science fiction show So Weird.
Bijou Lilly Phillips is an American actress, model, socialite, and singer. The daughter of musician John Phillips and Geneviève Waïte, she began her career as a model, and at 13, became one of the youngest people to ever appear on the cover of Italian Vogue. Phillips made her singing debut with I'd Rather Eat Glass (1999), and since her first major film appearance in Black and White (1999), she has acted in Almost Famous (2000), Bully (2001), The Door in the Floor (2004), Hostel: Part II (2007), and Choke (2008). From 2010 to 2013, she played the recurring role of Lucy Carlyle on the television series Raising Hope.
Malinda Gayle McCready was an American country music singer. Active from 1995 until her death in 2013, she recorded a total of five studio albums. Her debut album, 1996's Ten Thousand Angels, was released on BNA Records and was certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA, while 1997's If I Don't Stay the Night was certified Gold. 1999's I'm Not So Tough, her final album for BNA, was less successful, and she left the label. A self-titled fourth album followed in 2002 on Capitol Records. McCready's fifth and final studio album, I'm Still Here, was released in March 2010 on Iconic Records.
"Rehab" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007). Def Jam Recordings serviced the song to contemporary hit radio in the United States on October 6, 2008, as the eighth and final single from the album. It was released in the United Kingdom as a CD single on December 8, 2008. Development of "Rehab" began while Rihanna was accompanying Timbaland on Justin Timberlake's FutureSex/LoveShow tour in 2007. Timberlake wrote the song in collaboration with his producers, Hannon Lane and Timbaland, and provided additional vocals. "Rehab" is a mid-paced R&B song with an emotional, melancholy chorus; the lyrics are about the protagonist's painful memories of her former lover, who is portrayed metaphorically as a disease.
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, later called simply Rehab with Dr. Drew, is a reality television show that aired on the cable network VH1 in which many of the episodes chronicle a group of well-known people as they are treated for alcohol and drug addiction by Dr. Drew Pinsky and his staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center in Pasadena, California. The first five seasons of the series, on which Pinsky also serves as executive producer, cast celebrities struggling with addiction, with the first season premiering on January 10, 2008, and the fifth airing in 2011.
Shadows and Light is the second album by American vocal group Wilson Phillips, released in 1992.
The Wilsons is an album by a short-lived music group of the same name, consisting of Carnie Wilson and her sister Wendy Wilson, in collaboration with their father Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys.
Greatest Hits is a compilation album released by female music trio Wilson Phillips. It is the group's first official Greatest Hits album. The group broke up in 1993, and did not reunite for this release. The liner notes features track-by-track commentaries by Carnie Wilson and Wendy Wilson.
The Baldwin family are American relatives, who, by birth or marriage, include seven professional performers.