Where is Joyce Hyser today? ‘Just One of the Guys’ Star’s Bio



Known from movies

Short information

Date of birth December 20, 1957
Fact Bruce Springsteen saw Joyce Hyser at a party in LA during his 1978 tour. Bruce asked Gary Busey to introduce them and she traveled with him for the rest of the tour.

Where Is “Just One of the Guys” Star Joyce Hyser Today? Wiki bio

Joyce Hyser was born in New York City, USA, on December 20, 1957, so her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and she is an American national. She is a former actress, best known for her role in the teen comedy film “Just One of the Guys” while also gaining recognition after she started dating famous American singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen. Joyce has been living a peaceful life in New York City since she retired from acting in 2014.

Early life and education

Joyce was raised as a single child in New York City by her Jewish parents – her father was the owner of a small jewelry store, while her mother was a nurse who worked at a local hospital.

Joyce grew up interested in acting and modeling, and while attending a local high school, she was a member of the drama club and acted in almost all of the plays before graduating in 1975. She also worked on her singing skills and tried to learn to play the piano, but after finding out she had no talent, she focused more on listening to music than creating it.

Roles in movies

Joyce worked several jobs to support herself financially before making her screen debut with Brenda Weintraub in the teen comedy film “The Hollywood Knights” in 1980, followed by her roles in “They All Laughed” in 1981 and “Valley Girl”. in 1983.

She portrayed Linda in the dance musical “Staying Alive”, starring John Travolta and Cynthia Rhodes and directed by Sylvester Stallone. The year 1984 saw her star as Belinda in the mockumentary movie “This is Spinal Tap”, and she then appeared in “Just one of the guysAs Terry Griffith, the role changed her life. The film starred Joyce as Terry who, after losing two jobs to two boys, decides to pretend to be a man at her high school, dressing up and cutting her hair short. The film was nominated for three awards, including Joyce’s nomination for Best Leading Role by a Young Actress – Motion Picture.

She portrayed Karla Thompson in “Wedding Band” in 1990, and Muriel in “Greedy” in 1994, while her next role in a movie came six years later in “Can’t Be Heaven”. Some of her last appearances in movies before retiring were in ‘Teddy Bears’ Picnic’ in 2002, ‘Art of Revenge’ in 2003 and ‘The Wedding Pact’ in 2014.

Roles in TV series

Joyce made her TV series debut in 1988 in “Freddy’s Nightmares”, followed by her portrayal of Vicki Singer in the “Mancuso, FBI” series episode “Suspicious Minds” in 1989. She won her only recurring role playing in the same year Allison Gottlieb in the legal TV drama series “LA Law”, starring Corbin Bernsen and Jill Eikenberry and which follows several people who work at the top law firm in Los Angeles.

In 1990, she guest starred in an episode of several TV series including “Midnight Caller”, “Lifestories” and “The Flash”, and in 1992 she played Nora Blake in the episode “Is Someone Crazy in Here or Is It” . Me’ from the drama series ‘Raven’. She was then cast to play Dawn Bonds in “Melrose Place” and Claire in “Viper” in 1994, before playing Annette Gabbiano in an episode of the action drama series “The Marshal” in 1995.

Some of Joyce’s last TV series appearances before she retired from acting were in “Pacific Blue” in 1998 and in “The Division” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” in 2011.

Joyce Hyser

Love life and relationships

Joyce met Bruce Springsteen at a party during his 1978 US tour – Bruce asked their mutual friend Gary Busey to introduce them, and Joyce ended up spending the rest of Bruce’s tour with him. It is widely believed that the two broke up once the tour ended, but kept in touch and still occasionally saw each other for several years afterward.

She met a year after her and Bruce’s affair ended Warren Beatty, an American actor and producer, when she appeared in one of his films. Warren was not loyal to his girlfriends in the past, and Joan Collins, the actress he dated before meeting Joyce, had an abortion after getting her pregnant and left him because he was unfaithful.

Warren and Joyce dated for a year before separating and in 1992 he married Anette Bening – they have four children together.

Joyce is currently single, not married and has no children.

Hobbies and other interests

Joyce has always been interested in music and her tastes have changed as the years have passed.

She grew up listening to her later boyfriend Bruce and the bands Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, while she later started listening to Queen, Deep Purple and Guns ‘n’ Roses. She is a fan of jazz and blues music these days, and some of her favorite artists are Frank and Nancy Sinatra and Joe Cocker. Her main hobby is traveling and she has visited almost all US states and has been to Europe and Asia several times, mostly for work but also for pleasure – her dream travel destination is Paris in France.

Joyce has her own favorite actresses and actors, including Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett and Johnny Depp, while her favorite movies are ‘Hannibal’, ‘Still Alice’ and the franchise ‘The Pirates of the Caribbean’. She is an animal lover and has two pet dogs.

Appearance and power

Joyce is 62 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.65 m tall and weighs about 58 kg. As of April 2020, her ability is estimated at over $2 million.

General information

First and last name Joyce Hyser
Date of birth December 20, 1957
Profession Spokesman
Nationality American


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

Links to social profiles


# Quote
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.


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




Title Year Status Character
Mancuso, F.B.I 1989 TV serials Vicki singer
Wedding ring 1989 Carl Thompson
Police Story: Monster Manor 1988 TV movie
Freddy’s nightmares 1988 TV serials Beautiful Mary
The last hunt 1985 Pia
Just one of the guys 1985 Terry Griffith
This is Spinal Tap 1984 Belinda
Stay alive 1983 Linda
Valley girl 1983 Joyce (as Joyce Heiser)
They all laughed 1981 Sylvia
The Hollywood Knights 1980 Brenda Weintraub (as Joyce Heiser)
The Marriage Pact 2014 Sally
CSI: Crime scene investigation 2011 TV serials Monica Roberts
Art of revenge 2003 Video Laura Kane
Teddy bear picnic 2002 Rita D’Onofrio
The division 2001 TV serials Vicky Lowel
Can’t be heaven 2000 Friend (uncredited)
Pacific blue 1998 TV serials Doctor Alicia Alper
Courthouse 1995 TV serials
Murder she wrote 1995 TV serials Portia Decker
The Marshal 1995 TV serials Annette Gabbiano
greedy 1994 Muriel
Viper 1994 TV serials Claire
Melrose place 1992 TV serials Dawn Bonds
Raven 1992 TV serials Nora Blake
Murder in high places 1991 TV movie
The flash 1990-1991 TV serials Megan Lockhart
Life stories 1990 TV serials Barbara Hudson
Midnight caller 1990 TV serials Lou Ann
LA law 1989-1990 TV serials Allison Gottlieb


Title Year Status Character
Speechless 2008 Documentary about TV movies herself
I like the 80’s 3D 2005 Documentary about the TV series Himself (as Joyce Hyser Robinson)


Nominated awards

Year Price Ceremony Presentation Movie
1986 prize for young artists Prizes for young artists Best Leading Role by a Young Actress – Motion Picture Just One of the Boys (1985)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia