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Ella Joyce

Ella Joyce was born on June 12, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Cherron Hoye. She is an actress and producer, known for Set It Off (1996), Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) and Bubba Ho-Tep (2002). She is married to Dan Martin. See full bio »

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Set It Off Detective Waller
Bubba Ho-Tep The Nurse
Roc Eleanor Emerson


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  Squatting (pre-production)
Auntie Dottie
 2019 Heavenly Deposit (post-production)
Nurse Williams
 2018 Resolution Song
 2017 Sweet Dreams, Momma (Short)
 2016/I Nina
Clifton's Mom
 2016 Future You (TV Series)
- Internet Casualties (2016) ... Henrietta
 2016 Juney Smith's Black American Film Collection (Video)
City Teacher 2
 2015 Lucky Girl
Melanie Jackson
 2015 Being Mary Jane (TV Series)
- Sparrow (2015) ... Sheila
 2013 Belle's (TV Series)
Gladys Crawford
- Runaway Bride (2013) ... Gladys Crawford
- True Love (2013) ... Gladys Crawford
- Whole Hog (2013) ... Gladys Crawford
- The Intervention (2013) ... Gladys Crawford
- One Big Happy Family (2013) ... Gladys Crawford
 2012 California Solo
 2011 Saybrook: The Tully Girls
Young Jannet Tully - Mary Gloyd Warner
 2011 Hopelessly in June
Mrs. Myers
 2010 Our Family Wedding
 2010 Preacher's Kid
Sister Watkins
 2009 Busted
Ms. Lucille
 2008 A Simple Promise
 2007 Uncle P
Bertha Miller
 2007 City Teacher
Anita Sawyer
 2006 Lost Signal
Nancy Caulderbank
 2006 Who Made the Potatoe Salad?
Mrs. Jenkins
 2006 Forbidden Fruits (Video)
Minister's wife
 2004 Eve (TV Series)
Mama Pearl
- Dateless in Miami (2004) ... Mama Pearl
 2003-2004 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
Jasmine Scott
- The Wedding (2004) ... Jasmine Scott
- Childcare Class (2004) ... Jasmine Scott
- What Do You Know? (2004) ... Jasmine Scott
- Calvin Comes to Stay (2004) ... Jasmine Scott
- Moving on Out (2004) ... Jasmine Scott
 2003 Salvation (Short)
Auntie Reed
 2002 Bubba Ho-Tep
The Nurse
 2002 What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway (TV Movie)
 2001 PBS Hollywood Presents (TV Series)
- The Old Settler (2001) ... Waitress
 2001 The Old Settler (TV Movie)
 2001 Stranger Inside (TV Movie)
Doodle Alderidge
 2000 Clockin' Green (Video)
Sonya Brignone
 1999 Frozen Hot
Attorney Ross
 1999 Her Married Lover
Dr. Solomon
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Betty Webb
- Selma, Lord, Selma (1999) ... Betty Webb
 1998 In the House (TV Series)
Porsche Langford
- My Pest Friend's Wedding (1998) ... Porsche Langford
 1998 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
- Convent-ional Gifts (1998) ... Annabeth
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Dean Jones
- The Voice (1997) ... Dean Jones
 1996 Set It Off
Detective Waller
 1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Mrs. Bogzigian
- Bundt Friday (1996) ... Mrs. Bogzigian
 1996 Dangerous Minds (TV Series)
- Pilot (1996) ... Judge
 1995 The Client (TV Series)
Alice Ward
- Them That Has... (1995) ... Alice Ward
 1995 TLC: Waterfalls (Video short)
 1995 NewsRadio (TV Series)
Catherine Duke
- Pilot (1995) ... Catherine Duke
 1991-1994 Roc (TV Series)
Eleanor Emerson
- You Shouldn't Have to Lie (1994) ... Eleanor Emerson
- Emerson vs. Emerson (1994) ... Eleanor Emerson
- Brothers (1994) ... Eleanor Emerson
- The Last Temptation of Roc (1994) ... Eleanor Emerson
- The Concert (1994) ... Eleanor Emerson
 1994 Reality Bites
Libby Cumba (uncredited)
 1990 Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop (TV Series)
- Officer Down (1990)
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Show Show Self (16 credits)
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She was in the movie, _Our Family Wedding (2010), playing the role of "Earlene". See more »

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She was awarded the 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Crumbs from the Table of Joy", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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