Joie Lee

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Joie Lee was born on June 22, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Crooklyn (1994) and Do the Right Thing (1989). See full bio »

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Crooklyn Aunt Maxine


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 2020 Farewell Amor
 2017-2019 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series)
Septima Darling
- #IAmYourMirror (2019) ... Septima Darling
- #OnTheComeUpTheComeDown&TheCome'Round (2019) ... Septima Darling
- #SuperFunkyCaliFragiSexy (2019) ... Septima Darling
- #ConeyIslandIsTheEndOfTheLine (2019) ... Septima Darling
- #I'mFeelingMyFeelings (2019) ... Septima Darling
 2019 Broad City (TV Series)
Toy Harris
- Artsy Fartsy (2019) ... Toy Harris
 2016 Rectify (TV Series)
- Physics (2016) ... Bonnie
 2014 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
Nurse Colquitt
 2010 Window on Your Present
Cloakey's Girlfriend
 2007 Starting Out in the Evening
Second Author
 2006 Full Grown Men
 2004 She Hate Me
Gloria Reid
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes
Good Twin (segment "Twins")
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Prison Nurse
- Rotten (2003) ... Prison Nurse
 2002 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Angela Balding
- Zero Tolerance (2002) ... Angela Balding
 1999 Summer of Sam
Bed Stuy Woman Interviewed
 1999 Personals
Poet Woman
 1996 Get on the Bus
 1996 Girl 6
Switchboard Operator (as Joie Susannah Lee)
 1995 Nowhere Fast
 1994 Crooklyn
Aunt Maxine (uncredited)
 1993 Losing Isaiah
 1992 Fathers & Sons
 1991 A Kiss Before Dying
Cathy (as Joy Lee)
 1990 Mo' Better Blues
Indigo Downes
 1990 Bail Jumper
 1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II (Short)
Good Twin
 1989 Do the Right Thing
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- The Lost Weekend (1989)
 1988 School Daze
Jigaboo Lizzie Life
 1986 She's Gotta Have It
Clorinda Bradford
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Other Works:

Appeared in the Blue Light Theatre's off-Broadway production of Jessica Goldberg's play, The Hologram Theory. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joie | Joie Susannah Lee | Joy Lee


Jacqulyn Shelton | Bill Lee


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