Joy Bryant

Joy Bryant
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Bryant at the Paleyfest 2013
Born(1974-10-18) October 18, 1974 (age 42)
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Alma materYale University
Years active2001-present
Spouse(s)Dave Pope (2008-present)


Pleasure Bryant (given birth to Oct 18, 1974) can be an American celebrity and former style model, who’s most widely known for starring seeing that Jasmine Trussell in the NBC family members drama Parenthood.

Early life

Bryant was created in the Bronx, NY. She grew up by her grandmother; she described: "I was raised not really developing a connection to my dad." She began dancing at age group three. While surviving in the Bronx, she graduated from CJHS 145x and was an associate from the Fieldston Enrichment Plan, an elite senior high school preparatory plan. Bryant is certainly a graduate of Westminster College, a boarding college in Connecticut. She went to Yale University.


In early stages, Bryant played a little role in Ill Al Skratch's video "I'll Take Her". Bryant got contracts with many brands, including Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and RocaWear. She's also made an appearance in marketing for Distance and Victoria's Magic formula also starring inside a Carlos Santana and Musiq Soulschild music video for the music Almost nothing" opposing Connecticut born acting professional Andre Warmsley in 2004.Her performing debut came in 2001 in Robert Townsend's Carmen: A Hip Hopera. After a little part in the actions humor Showtime, she produced her big discovery in Denzel Washington's directorial debut, Antwone Fisher. In 2003, she co-starred in the biography Baadasssss!, and in 2005, she made an appearance in a number of high-profile movies, The Skeleton Crucial, London and Obtain Affluent or Die Tryin'. She also performed the part of Tunde Adebimpe's like fascination with "CAN DO" a 2011 Television on the air music video. From 2009-15, Bryant starred as Jasmine Trussell in Parenthood. BuddyTV rated her #19 on its TV's 100 Sexiest Ladies of 2011 list.

Personal life

In October 2007 Fine! reported that Bryant was involved to stuntman Dave Pope, who she fulfilled on the group of Welcome House Roscoe Jenkins. They wedded in June 2008. She possesses a ranch home in Glendale, California. She actually is an ambassador of Oxfam's Sisters on earth, a business that helps females fight craving for food, poverty and environment change.


Film Calendar year Film Role Records 2001 Carmen: A Hip Hopera Nikki 2002 Kite Shane's Mom Showtime Lexi Antwone Fisher PO2 Cheryl Smolley, US Navy 2003 Ways to get the Man's Feet Outta Your Ass Priscilla Choice name: Baadasssss! Honey Gina 2004 Three Method Rita Caswell Spider-Man 2 Girl at Internet Haven Sheila 2005 The Skeleton Essential Jill Dupay London Mallory Obtain Full or Die Tryin' Charlene 2006 Bobby Patricia 2007 The Hunting Party Duck's partner 2008 Welcome House Roscoe Jenkins Bianca Kittles 2011 The Poultry Shack Alicia 2012 Strike and Operate Neve Tatum 2014 About YESTERDAY EVENING Debbie Sullivan Tv Year Title Function Records 2003–2004 ER Valerie Gallant Continuing function 2008 Entourage Herself 1 event 2010–2015 Parenthood Jasmine Primary cast 77 shows 2011 Appreciate Bites Guest superstar 2015–2017 Rosewood (Television series) 2016 Great Young ladies Revolt Eleanor Holmes Norton

Awards and nominations

List of honours and nominations 12 months Award Category Function Result 2003 Dark Reel Honours Best Supporting Celebrity Antwone Fisher Nominated 2005 Dark Reel Honours Best Supporting Celebrity Baadasssss! Nominated 2007 Display Actors Guild Exceptional Cast inside a FILM Bobby Nominated 2013 NAACP Picture Awards Outstanding Assisting Actress inside a Episode Series Parenthood Nominated