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Joyful Drake


Joyful Drake was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her love for performing began at a young age, earning her two State Speech Performance Titles for reciting and delivering a re-enactment of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" speech and President Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address." Joyful earned her B.A. at the University of ... See full bio »

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Let's Stay Together
Let's Stay Together Tasha Woodson / Tasha
(2011-2014)
Bad Ass
Bad Ass Amber Lamps
(2012)
Get Him to the Greek
Get Him to the Greek Sergio's Baby Mama
(2010)
Phat Girlz
(2006)

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 2016 You Can't Hurry Love (TV Movie) (completed)
Kori
 2017 Lethal Weapon (TV Series)
Tanya
- Unnecessary Roughness (2017) ... Tanya
 2016 Chasing Waterfalls (TV Movie)
Doreen
 2015 Jane the Virgin (TV Series)
Dr. Bolton
- Chapter Twenty-Nine (2015) ... Dr. Bolton
 2015 November Rule
Jean Worther
 2014 Catch Hell
Diane
 2011-2014 Let's Stay Together (TV Series)
Tasha Woodson / Tasha
- Sex, Lies, and Packing Tape (2014) ... Tasha Woodson
- Full House (2014) ... Tasha Woodson
- Hooked on You (2014) ... Tasha Woodson
- Breakdowns and Billy Clubs (2014) ... Tasha Woodson
- Hairy Situations (2014) ... Tasha Woodson
 2014 The Black Bachelor (Short)
 2014 The Exes (TV Series)
Carol
- Starting Over (2014) ... Carol
 2011 Glass Heels (TV Movie)
Jasmine
 2008 The Game (TV Series)
Sheila
- A Delectable Basket of Treats (2008) ... Sheila
 2007 Tournament of Dreams
Capricorn
 2006 Phat Girlz
Mia
 2005 Cuts (TV Series)
Lani
- The Turkey Triangle (2005) ... Lani
- Welcome Back Barber-rino (2005) ... Lani
- On the Road Again (2005) ... Lani
 2005 Beauty Shop
Mercedes (as Joyful M. Drake)
 2004 Hair Show
Stephanie Cole (as Joyful M'Chelle)
 2003 One on One (TV Series)
Rhonda
- Creepin' (2003) ... Rhonda (as Joyful M. Drake)
 2003 The Look
Butter
 2001 Soul Food (TV Series)
Tamara
- Running as Fast as I Can (2001) ... Tamara (as Joyful M'chelle Drake)
- The Root (2001) ... Tamara (as Joyful M'chelle Drake)
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Alternate Names:

Joyful M'chelle Drake | Joyful M. Drake | Joyful M'Chelle
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