Troy Byer was born on Saturday, November 07, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an American film director, screenwriter and actress.
Biography and Career:
Troy Yvette Byer was born in New York City and she is the daughter of an African American mother and a Caucasian Jewish father. She started her acting career when she was 4 years old with a role on the children's program Sesame Street. She learned acting and psychobiology at City University of New York's School for the Arts.
She was a regular cast member on the ABC prime-time soap opera Dynasty in 1986; she played the role of Jackie Deveraux, the daughter of Diahann Carroll's character Dominique Deveraux. She won the ShoWest's Newcomer of the Year Award for her leading role in the movie Rooftops (1989).
from that time, she has acted in movies like Disorderlies (1987), Weekend at Bernie's II (1993), Eddie (1996) starring Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Altman's The Gingerbread Man (1998) starring Kenneth Branagh and Robert Downey Jr., and John Q (2002) starring Denzel Washington.
In 1997 she started writing scripts for movies. Her first screenwriting debut was B*A*P*S, starring Halle Berry. She made a trailer and took it to the Sundance Film Festival, where she handed it out to the film executives. The film was quickly chosen up by the Fine Line Features. Next she wrote and directed Love Don't Co$t a Thing (2003) for Warner Brothers, based on the hit 1987 movie Can't Buy Me Love. She also appeared in the video for Prince's song "Sexy MF".
Birth Name: Troy Yvette Byer
Being born on Nov 07, Troy is a Scorpio.
Hobbies: Writing, Direction, Actress
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
She is the first wife of Mark Burg.
Troy Beyer attended the City University of New York.
Troy dated Prince and amongst other amorous encounters was George Lucas.
Why do we like her?
She is a very good actress with lots of talent. She is a motivational speaker and self-help author who has written a book entitled Ex-Free: 9 Keys to Freedom after Heartbreak.
Why is Troy Byer famous?
In 2004, she was nominated BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Box Office Movie Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003). She is a regular guest on The Steve Harvey Morning Show.
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