Joy Bryant is the model-turned-actress who made her star breakthrough on the big screen with Antwone Fisher
, Denzel Washington's 2002 directorial debut. Bryant has continued to grow her silver-screen profile with roles in London, The Skeleton Key
and Get Rich or Die Tryin'
, as 50 Cent's love interest. She got her start in 2001 with Robert Townsend's rap-based, made-for-TV musical Carmen: A Hip-Hopera
. Almost a decade later, she appeared on the television show Parenthood
as a dancer and ex-lover of Dax Shepard's character, Crosby Braverman.