Troy Beyer
American actor, sceenwriter adn director
Troy Beyer
Troy Yvette Beyer is an American film director, screenwriter and actress.
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Cine Aventura - natelinha
Google News - over 5 years
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TV WEEKEND; Two Fictional Families, Neither Colorblind, but Only One Really Sees Black America
NYTimes - over 11 years
Cartoons are sarcastic and seditious about almost everything except black America. Corporate malfeasance is lampooned on ''SpongeBob SquarePants,'' and ''Jimmy Neutron'' mocks American democracy. (All candidates for the school election are corrupt or stupid.) Even death is fair game: on ''Billy and Mandy,'' a children's series on Cartoon Network,
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FILM; A Beloved Teen Movie Is Back: This Time, in Black
NYTimes - about 13 years
WHILE it did not land with the generation-defining thud of John Hughes's ''Breakfast Club,'' the 1987 teen movie ''Can't Buy Me Love'' was a commercial success and continues to inspire a cult following. Even now, the movie stands out for the ruthless simplicity of its plot: does high school really happen unless you are popular? The actor Patrick
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HOLIDAY MOVIES; December
NYTimes - over 13 years
Dec. 5 FIVE SIDES OF A COIN -- A documentary about the power and culture of hip-hop, with Run DMC, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, De La Soul and at least three dozen other artists. Paul Kell directed. FORGET BAGHDAD -- A documentary about Jewish and Arab stereotypes, especially as seen in 100 years of film. Examples include Hollywood
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THE NEW SEASON/FILM; Hippies and Orphans, Desperados and Dummies
NYTimes - over 13 years
September All dates subject to change. Wednesday THE SAME RIVER TWICE -- A drug-enhanced trip down the Colorado River during the high-hippie era is recalled by five of its now middle-aged participants in Robb Moss's documentary. At Film Forum, Wednesday through Sept. 23. Friday CABIN FEVER -- Eli Roth's indie horror film is a rousing variation on a
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FILM REVIEW; What's All the Talk About? (Hint: It's Not the Weather)
NYTimes - over 18 years
When Jazz (Troy Beyer), an advice columnist for a Miami newspaper, pitches her idea for a television show in which women talk frankly about their sex lives, the local station manager brusquely informs her that a description isn't enough; she must submit a sample program. Flanked by her roommates Michelle (Paget Brewster) and Lena (Randi Ingerman),
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Trashy Chic Goes West And Finds Rodeo Drive
NYTimes - almost 20 years
Halle Berry plays Barbie in ''BAPS,'' which casts her as a gold-toothed waitress from Georgia whose idea of upward mobility is going to Beverly Hills. She looks like a million bucks even when done up trashily enough to set off a metal detector. With Ruth Carter's bright, booty-hugging wardrobe for Ms. Berry one of the film's main comic assets,
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A Treatise Against Drug Use
NYTimes - about 27 years
Any film that features a fictional rap group called ''The Say No Rappers,'' whose antidrug lyrics include the lines ''Big Sister is the white girl/ Her name is cocaine,'' can't begin to reach the teen-age audience it is aimed at. Kids are smarter and savvier than that, and it's hard to imagine they will find much truth in ''The White Girl.'' The
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Review/Movie; Battling Crack Dealers On Rooftops of New York
NYTimes - almost 28 years
LEAD: In ''Rooftops,'' the manufacturers of grade-B movies, those sociologists of the screen, have caught up with the latest trends in crime and teen-age life. They have made a thoroughly modern film about crack dealers invading a bombed-out tenement where the water towers offer splendid views of the distant Empire State In ''Rooftops,'' the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Troy Beyer
    THIRTIES
  • 1997
    Age 32
    But it was in 1997 that she put her writing skills to use, making her screenwriting debut with B*A*P*S, starring Halle Berry.
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    She gave birth to a son, Jordan Burg on November 4, 1997.
    More Details Hide Details Her son's father is her ex-husband Mark Burg. Born in New York City to an African American mother and a Jewish father, Beyer began her acting career with a role on the children's program Sesame Street when she was just four years old. She studied acting and psychobiology at City University of New York's School for the Arts.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1991
    Age 26
    Beyer appeared in music videos for Prince's songs "Sexy MF" and Biz Markie's 1991 minor hit single "What Comes Around Goes Around".
    More Details Hide Details Beyer holds a master's degree in Depth Psychology with an emphasis in Liberation, Community and Eco-Psychology. She is currently a Clinical Psychology doctorial candidate. She is also the author the Amazon Best-Seller self-help book entitled "Ex-Free: The Freedom Action Plan".
  • 1987
    Age 22
    She next 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.
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  • 1986
    Age 21
    After landing a bit part in Francis Ford Coppola's The Cotton Club (1984), Beyer moved to Los Angeles, where she became a regular on the ABC prime-time soap opera Dynasty in 1986, playing Jackie Deveraux, the daughter of Diahann Carroll's character Dominique Deveraux.
    More Details Hide Details She went on to earn ShoWest's Newcomer of the Year Award for her leading role in the feature Rooftops (1989). Since then, Beyer has acted in features such as 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.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1964
    Born
    Born on November 7, 1964.
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