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JOY BRYANT (Charlene) made her onscreen debut in the MTV original production of "Carmen: A Hip Hopera” opposite Beyonc6 Knowles and Mekhi Phifer, followed by a small role in the comedy, "Showtime,” which starred Eddie Murphy and Robert DeNiro. In 2002, she achieved her breakthrough performance in Denzel Washington's "Antwone Fisher,” which garnered praise from critics and the attention of the public. Bryant portrayed the love interest of the film's title character, played by Derek Luke, who helps Fisher confront his painful, troubled past.

Bryant was most recently seen in the upcoming thriller, "The Skeleton Key” starring with Kate Hudson, Stellan Skaarsgard and John Hurt. She recently wrapped the independent film "London,” directed by Hunter Richards. The ensemble cast includes Jessica Biel, Jason Statham, and Chris Evans.

In 2004, Bryant appeared in the adventure/drama "Haven,” which co¬starred Bill Paxton and Orlando Bloom. In the same year, Bryant appeared in "Three Way Split.” Directed by Scott Ziehl, the film is a sexy-noir-thriller based on Gil Brewer's 1963 pulp novel Wild to Possess, about murder, kidnapping, blackmail and sexual deception. Bryant co-starred in the independent feature alongside Gina Gershon, Dwight Yoakam, Ali Larter and Desmond Harrington.

She also appeared with Nia Long and David Alan Grier in director Mario Van Peebles' "Baadasssss!” which received rave reviews at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.

In December 2003, Bryant co-starred with Jessica Alba and Mekhi Phifer in director Bille Woodruff's music-driven coming-of-age drama, "Honey.”

While enrolled as a full-time student at Yale University, Bryant was discovered by a modeling scout from Next Models Management. For several years, Bryant pursued a career as a fashion model in Paris and subsequently signed an exclusive contract with Tommy Hilfiger. Bryant continues to model between films as a cover subject for Victoria Secret, and in a number of prestigious print campaigns such as this Fall 2003 GAP ads.

Born and raised in the South Bronx, Bryant attended Westminster High School in Connecticut on a full scholarship. She is an avid supporter of the Fieldston Enrichment Program under the umbrella of "A Better Chance Public School Program,” an organization that reaches out to minority talent to enrich their academic opportunities.

Bryant spends her time between Los Angeles and New York with her beloved pit bull named Nana.


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