Joy Bryant

Joy Bryant

actress, producer, executive

Joy Bryant was born on Oct 18, 1974 in USA. Joy Bryant's big-screen debut came with Showtime directed by Tom Dey in 2002. Joy Bryant is known for For Life directed by Russell Lee Fine, Nicholas Pinnock stars as Aaron Wallace and Indira Varma as Safiya Masry. Joy Bryant has got 2 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award Joy Bryant achieved is Hollywood Film Awards. The upcoming new movie Joy Bryant plays is London which will be released on Jul 03, 2021.

Joy Bryant was born in a modest home in The Bronx, New York and as a young woman, was enrolled in an inner-city outreach organization called "A Better Chance," designed to encourage minority talent. Joy was also blessed with brains as well beauty and remained an excellent student throughout her high school years. As a result, she was awarded a full academic scholarship to Yale University.While enrolled as a full-time student at Yale, Joy was discovered by a modeling scout from Next Models Management and subsequently pursued a career as a fashion model in Paris. Her slender yet classic beauty got her an exclusive contract with prestigious brand names such as Tommy Hilfiger and the Victoria's Secret lingerie catalogue.Joy's acting debut came about in 2001 in Robert Townsend's Carmen : Hip Hopera (2001). An MTV production, the film also starred Beyoncé and Mekhi Phifer, along with several hip-hop superstars. After a small role in the Eddie Murphy action comedy Showtime (2002), she made her big breakthrough in Denzel Washington's directorial debut, Antwone Fisher. Bryant played Cheryl, the beautiful and supportive girlfriend of Antwone (Derek Luke). In 2003, she co-starred with Jessica Alba in Bille Woodruff's romantic drama Honey (2003). That same year, she appeared in Mario Van Peebles' _Baadasssss! (2003)_, based on his father Melvin Van Peebles' autobiographical novel. Projects for 2004 included the crime drama Kidnapping (2004) with Gina Gershon.The year 2005 turned out to be an even better year for the actress. Joy appeared in high-profile films such as La Porte des secrets (2005), London (2005), and Réussir ou mourir (2005). Her performances as the sassy Mallory in London (2005) and the strikingly pretty Charlene in Réussir ou mourir (2005) were critically acclaimed, and re-enforced her reputation as a versatile actress.

  • Birthday

    Oct 18, 1974
  • Place of Birth

    The Bronx, New York, USA
  • Also known


Known For


2 wins & 5 nominations

Hollywood Film Awards
Ensemble of the Year
Winner - Hollywood Film Award
Young Hollywood Awards
Breakthrough Performance - Female
Winner - Young Hollywood Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows