Robert Joy Biography (1951-)

Born August 17, 1951, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; son of Clifton Joseph andFlora Louise (maiden name, Pike) Joy; married Mary Shontkroff; children: Ruby. Addresses: Agent: Silver Massetti & Associates, 8730 Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Birth Details
August 17, 1951
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Off-Broadway debut) Peter Van Daan, The Diary of Anne Frank, Theatre Four, 1978-1979
  • Privates on Parade, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1979
  • Fables for Friends, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Jude Emerson, Lydie Breeze, American Place Theatre, New York City,1982
  • Welcome to the Moon, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Robert Buie, The Death of Von Richthofen as Witnessed from Earth,New York Shakespeare Festival, Public/Newman Theatre, New York City, 1982
  • Ted, What I Did Last Summer, Circle Repertory Company, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Title role, Lenny and the Heartbreakers (musical), New York Shakespeare Festival, Public/Newman Theatre, 1983-1984
  • Huck, Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA, 1983-1984
  • Mike, Found a Peanut, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public/Anspacher Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Man number two, Field Day, Young Playwrights Festival, PlaywrightsHorizons Theatre, 1985
  • (Broadway debut) Simon Bliss, Hay Fever, Music Box Theatre, 1985-1986
  • Rick Steadman, The Nerd, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Julian Hyde, Hyde in Hollywood, American Place Theatre, 1989
  • Tranio, The Taming of the Shrew, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • Buffalo Bill, Indians, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 1991
  • Clive Beaumont and Mark Beaumont, Shimada, Broadhurst Theatre, NewYork City, 1992
  • Also appeared as Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA; in Stem of the Briar, Kenyon Festival Theatre, Gambier, OH; Harold and Maude, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Life and Limb, Playwrights Horizons Theatre; No One Will Be Immune,New York City; Abe Lincoln in Illinois, New York City; and Goodnight Desdemona ... , New York City.
  • Film Appearances
  • Dave, Atlantic City (also known as Atlantic City, U.S.A.),Paramount, 1981
  • Harry K. Thaw, Ragtime, Paramount, 1981
  • Patrick, Ticket to Heaven, United Artists, 1981
  • David Art, Threshold, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Elliot West, Amityville 3-D (also known as Amityville III: TheDemon and Amityville: The Demon), Orion, 1983
  • Jim, Desperately Seeking Susan, Orion, 1985
  • Colin Fraser, Joshua Then and Now, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Dr. Harvey Rimmer, Terminal Choice (also known as Critical List, Death Bed, Death List, and Trauma), Almi, 1985
  • Dickie, Big Shots, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Fred--Bea's third date, Radio Days, Orion, 1987
  • Michael Collins, The Suicide Club, Suicide Productions, 1987 Angelika, 1988
  • Sherman the Robot, Millennium, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Paul, She's Back, 1989
  • Fred Clawson, The Dark Half, 1990
  • Hans Spiro's assistant, Shadows and Fog, 1991
  • U.S. Marshal, I'll Do Anything, 1994
  • Ferris, Henry and Verlin, 1994
  • Freddie "Flakes," Death Wish V: The Face of Death, 1994
  • Ledger guy, Waterworld, 1995
  • Chicago, Pharaoh's Army, 1995
  • Mr. Welsch, Harriet the Spy, Paramount, 1996
  • Ernest Pohlsab, A Modern Affair (also known as Mr. #247), Tara Releasing, 1996
  • Charles, Fallen, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Demus, Resurrection, 1999
  • Donald Ryan, The Divine Ryans, Red Sky Entertainment, 1999
  • CafĂ© man, Advice from a Caterpillar, 1999
  • Manfred Roeder, Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (also known as Bonhoeffer--Die letzte Stufe), 2000
  • Andrew, Perfume, Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • Buddy Leach, Sweet November, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Also appeared as Neal Lessee, Cool World.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Emmett Wheeler, The High Life, HBO, 1996
  • Miniseries
  • Carter, The National Dream (also known as Building the Impossible Railway), 1974
  • Hal Shales, The 70s, 2000
  • Anton Pachelogg, Nuremberg, TNT, 2000
  • Movies
  • Mark Lijek, Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (also known as Desert Blades), CBS, 1981
  • Hans, Sword of Gideon, HBO, 1986
  • Mr. "Tabby" Tapping, The Lawrenceville Stories, 1988
  • Mr. Hummel, Judgment (also known as Sacrament and Vermillion Parish), HBO, 1990
  • Grand Larceny, 1991
  • The First Circle, 1991
  • Ralph Kingsley, Gregory K (also known as Gregory K: A Place toBe and Switching Parents), 1993
  • Sheldon Zenner, Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story, 1993
  • Disgruntled ex-employee, Tracey Takes On New York, 1993
  • Hughes-Hallett, Dieppe, 1993
  • Dr. Steve Gibson, Dangerous Offender, CBC, 1996
  • Jim Brewster, Seasons of Love, CBS, 1998
  • Moonlight Becomes You, 1998
  • The Bookfair Murders, CTV, 2000
  • Larry Minhoff, Cheaters, NBC, 2000
  • Lawrence Dickson, Haven, CBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Jacob Stock, "The Defector," The Equalizer, CBS, 1985
  • "My Fair David," Moonlighting, 1985
  • Jacob Stock, "Prelude," The Equalizer, CBS, 1986
  • Lorenzo Blackstone, "The Prodigious Hickey," American Playhouse, PBS, 1987
  • Mr. Tapping, "The Return of Hickey," American Playhouse, PBS, 1988
  • Mr. Tapping, "The Beginning of the Firm," American Playhouse, PBS,1989
  • Jacob Stock, "17 Zebra," The Equalizer, CBS, 1989
  • Jacob Stock, "Heart of Justice," The Equalizer, CBS, 1989
  • Jacob Stock, "Race Traitors," The Equalizer, CBS, 1989
  • Ron, "Longtime Companion," American Playhouse, PBS, 1990
  • Julian Hyde, "Hyde in Hollywood," American Playhouse, PBS, 1991
  • "Downwind from Gettysburg," The Ray Bradbury Theatre, 1992
  • Leo Barnett, "Pride," Law & Order, NBC, 1995
  • Dr. Grayson, "One Flew over the Cooper's Nest," Wings, NBC, 1996
  • Louis Dutton, "Stalker," Law & Order, NBC, 1998
  • Tetzoff, "P.C. World," Becker, CBS, 1999
  • Walter Byrd, "Singer in the Band," Snoops, ABC, 1999
  • Dr. Flaubert, "Dagger of Death," Relic Hunter, 2000
  • Andy Alter, "Is There a Wise Man in the House?" Gideon's Crossing,ABC, 2000
  • Inspector Yerid, "Workforce: Part 2," Star Trek: Voyager, 2001
  • Also appeared in episodes of Miami Vice and One Life to Live, ABC.
  • CD-ROM
  • Appeared as Madison Storm, Goosebumps: Escape from HorrorLand.

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Nov 22, 2011 @ 1:01 am
I've heard a rather gut wrenching rumor that Robert Joy is gay or bisexual and is currently romantically involved with a man named Henry K. Please, let my nerves settle and tell me that the rumors are not true.

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