Billy Schumacher born in Brooklyn, New York in 1951. He bacame International Chrysis when only at the age of twelve years old entering and joining pageants. In 1967 she appeared uncredited in the film The Queen in a chorus line with the likes of Crystal Labeija (Miss Manhattan) and Rachel Harlow (Miss Philadelphia). Also in the film was The Flawless Sabrina (Jack Doroshow) who founded The Nationals Academy and ran the events from 1959 to 1967. The movie was released in 1968 a year before the Stonewall uprising.
International Chrysis went on to star in Jesus Chrysis Superstar and The Last Temptation of Chrysis during the 1980’s. She was known to hang at The Pyramid Club at 101 Avenue A in Alphabet City and Danceteria at 30 West 21st Street in Chelsea in New York City.
In March 1990 International Chrysis died of complication from silicon seepage and liver cancer brought on by the years of hormone shots. After her death in April 1990 International Chrysis appeared in the major motion picture Q&A as Jose Malpica.
International Chrysis “A Change for A Dying Queen” Pt.,
International Chrysis “Spare Change for A Dying Queen” Pt. 2,