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Date Of BirthDecember 20, 1957
FactBruce Springsteen saw Joyce Hyser at a party in L.A. during his 1978 tour. Bruce asked Gary Busey to introduce them and she traveled with him on the rest of the tour.

Joyce Hyser is an American actress, producer, and director. She is best known for her role as Valley girl Allison Reynolds in the 1984 film The Breakfast Club.

Hyser was born on December 20, 1957 in New York City, New York, the daughter of Ruth (née Goldman), a librarian, and Rodney Hyser, an actor and producer. She has a younger sister, Tracy Hyser. She was raised in a Jewish household.

Hyser began her acting career in the early 1980s with guest appearances on television shows such as Magnum, P.I. and The Love Boat. Her breakout role came in 1984 with The Breakfast Club. She went on to star in films such as Just One of the Guys (1985), One Crazy Summer (1986), and Twister (1989).

In addition to her acting career, Hyser has also directed and produced several films, including the short film The Other One (2006) and the feature film Losing Chase (1996), which starred Helen Mirren.

Hyser has been married twice. Her first husband was actor Doug Savant, with whom she has two daughters, Molly and Sophia. Her second husband is television producer Kevin Bacon, with whom she has two sons, Travis and Tycho.

Hyser has a net worth of $5 million.

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Full NameJoyce Hyser
Date Of BirthDecember 20, 1957


MoviesThe Wedding Pact, Art of Revenge, Greedy, Just One of the Guys, This Is Spinal Tap, Staying Alive, Valley Girl, The Hollywood Knights, Wedding Band

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1"My life changed after Just One of the Guys (1985). People stopped looking at my face and looked at my chest instead." Interview, 2005.


1Bruce Springsteen saw Joyce Hyser at a party in L.A. during his 1978 tour. Bruce asked Gary Busey to introduce them and she traveled with him on the rest of the tour.




Mancuso, FBI1989TV SeriesVicki Singer
Wedding Band1989Karla Thompson
Police Story: Monster Manor1988TV Movie
Freddy's Nightmares1988TV SeriesPretty Mary
The Last Hunt1985Pia
Just One of the Guys1985Terry Griffith
This Is Spinal Tap1984Belinda
Staying Alive1983Linda
Valley Girl1983Joyce (as Joyce Heiser)
They All Laughed1981Sylvia
The Hollywood Knights1980Brenda Weintraub (as Joyce Heiser)
The Wedding Pact2014Sally
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2011TV SeriesMonique Roberts
Art of Revenge2003VideoLara Kane
Teddy Bears' Picnic2002Rita D'Onofrio
The Division2001TV SeriesVicky Lowell
Can't Be Heaven2000Friend (uncredited)
Pacific Blue1998TV SeriesDr. Alicia Alper
Courthouse1995TV Series
Murder, She Wrote1995TV SeriesPortia Dekker
The Marshal1995TV SeriesAnnette Gabbiano
Viper1994TV SeriesClaire
Melrose Place1992TV SeriesDawn Bonds
Raven1992TV SeriesNora Blake
Murder in High Places1991TV Movie
The Flash1990-1991TV SeriesMegan Lockhart
Lifestories1990TV SeriesBarbara Hudson
Midnight Caller1990TV SeriesLou Ann
L.A. Law1989-1990TV SeriesAllison Gottlieb


Speechless2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentaryHerself (as Joyce Hyser Robinson)

Archive Footage

Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentary
The Flash II: Revenge of the Trickster1991VideoMegan Lockhart


Nominated Awards

1986Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Starring Performance by a Young Actress - Motion PictureJust One of the Guys (1985)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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