Inside right wrist she has "D2" for her then husband and son; Damien and Donovan
Left wrist she has a rosary
On her back she has a tribal sun
Charisma stared in the 2003 ABC Family TV movie See Jane Date.
Charisma tries to sign only personalized autographs so her signature can't be easily sold. She also refuses to sign any revealing photos.
Charisma did some theater work in her early career, and was in productions such as No, No, Nanette and Welcome Home, Soldier.
Before getting into acting in 1994, Charisma briefly worked as an aerobics instructor, and also in property management.
Charisma speaks Spanish, but is not fluent.
She has a distinctive birthmark on her jawline.
Charisma is one of the actress being considered for the big screen version of Wonder Woman.
When she was five, Charisma was impaled by a cement construction bar after falling in a pool. She has a large scar on her stomach from this. Her Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel character, Cordelia Chase, also has a scar there due to an injury she got in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Lover's Walk".
Charisma did the voices for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer audio book Immortal.
Charisma has stated that her favorite movie is The Wings of the Dove.
Charisma currently has 3 action figures out of her character, Cordelia, on Angel. There are Slave Cordelia, Short Hair Cordelia, and Series 1 Cordelia.
Charisma currently has two action figures out of her character Cordelia from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. They are, Cheerleader Cordelia and Series 3 Cordelia.
Charisma has stated that Holly Hunter is one of her favorite actresses.
Charisma has two pet Golden Retrievers, Hobie and Sydney.
Charisma has stated that her favorite actor is Jack Nicholson.
Charisma was the spokeswoman for "Secret" brand antiperspirant for two years.
Charisma went skydiving on her 26th birthday, and this did not sit well with the executive at the WB. After hearing about what she did, she had to sign a special clause in her contract saying that she would no longer participate in skydiving while under contract with their network.
Charisma's character Cordelia from Angel and Buffy the Vampire Slayer was voted by fans as #4 in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel Magazine's rank of the Top 10 Sexiest Women of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.
Charisma has stated that her favorite color is yellow.
Charisma tried out for the role of Buffy for the show Buffy the Vampire Slayer. After she did not get the role she originally auditioned for, she got offered the part of Cordelia.
Charisma's Nickname is Chrissy.
Charisma filmed a Pilot episode for a series called Like Cats & Dogs for UPN, but later UPN decided not to go through with it.
The role of Delilah in the movie The Faculty was written for Charisma, but she turned it down. Charisma felt is it was too close to her character, Cordelia, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Charisma lost out to Kelly Rutherford for a part in the movie Scream 3.
Charisma's guest spot on Lifetime's The Division as a young woman attacked by an undercover police officer eerily resembles a real life incident nearly ten years ago in which Charisma and two of her friends were attacked by a former police officer in Torrey Pines State Beach in San Diego. Charisma escaped unharmed, although one of her friends was seriously injured. The police officer, who had been stalking Charisma for almost a year, was sentenced to fifty years in prison.
Charisma held three state titles when she was thirteen years old and placed top five for a ballet routine at an international competition.
Charisma is half Mexican and half Cherokee.
Charisma's issue of Playboy is the June 2004 issue.
Charisma married Damian Hardy, October 5, 2002 and they now have a son, Donovan, together. In November 2007, Damian and Charisma separated.
Charisma is 5'7" tall.
Charisma was named by her mother after an Avon perfume.
Charisma: (on playing Kendall Casablancas on Veronica Mars) The name is really spectacular. My manager was like, "It's the best name in prime time." I just laughed at him.
Charisma: My mom owned a retail store, so I had these hot satin pants. I was like Satan at my all-Christian school.
Charisma: (about Sarah Michelle Gellar winning the role of Buffy) Initially I was disappointed, but while I didn't see it at the time, I know now I'm better suited to Cordelia. Moving from Buffy to Angel was great for me. On Buffy I wasn't all that high on the totem pole as far as responsibility and screen time. That all changed when I joined David [Boreanaz] in Angel. The whole thing has been such a buzz.
Charisma: I had my heart set on becoming an English teacher, but stumbled into acting after meeting a theatrical agent in my dad's restaurant in San Diego.
Charisma: I'm not trying to play the heroine chick anymore. I grew out of that. Now it's just about having fun.
Charisma: (On posing for Playboy) I wanted to get back to my old self. I wanted to feel desirable and sexy. So I thought, 'What if I went full throttle?'
Charisma: You can take the girl out of Vegas, but you can't take Vegas out of the girl.
Charisma: (Charisma on picking her roles.) Lots of doors have opened for me because of Buffy and Angel, but, although I'm ambitious, I'm not going to just do anything simply because the money is good. If I can't love a project, then I'm not interested.
Charisma: (Charisma on what she would like to do now that the fast pace lifestyle of being on an hour long drama is no longer part of her life.) I have a son now, so I want the half-hour sitcom lifestyle, where you can have a family and work. And then, during summer hiatus, I'd like to do a Kill Bill or Wonder Woman, or some movie like that.
Charisma: (Charisma on why she is hesitant about taking roles that are similar to her Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel character, Cordelia Chase.) I was a little turned off by the idea of doing another *****. But my agent put it to me quite frankly. That you have to be known before you can be typecast.
Charisma: (Charisma on life) I think essentially, the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result. I think it's kinda the process and I think that if you can find happiness in the process then maybe that's it.
Charisma: People might think I'm this awful person, but I'm not, I'm a nice girl.
Charisma: I don't really see myself being a sex symbol at all.
Charisma: I'm a mixed breed and hope to live longer because of it.
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