Joy Nash

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Actress

Birth Date: August 5, 1980

Age: 43 years old

Birth Place: Dallas, Texas

Joy Nash is an American actress born in Dallas, Texas. Nash grew up in Redlands, California, and graduated from the University of Southern California with a double major in sociolinguistics and theater, respectively. While performing in various theater productions, she uploaded a video called "A Fat Rant" on YouTube in 2007, a body positivity-centric video that went viral with over one million views. That same year, she also made her film debut in the independent horror film "Murderess" (2007).

Nash made her television debut in 201 on an episode of the dramatization/documentary series "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant" (TLC, 2009-2011), and played Simone in a pair of episodes on "The Mindy Project" (Fox/Hulu, 2012-17) in 2013. She made an appearance on family drama "The Fosters" (Freeform, 2013- ) in 2015. Nash landed her breakout role when she appeared as Senorita Dido in a notorious episode of "Twin Peaks: The Return" (Showtime, 2017), a critically acclaimed event series that resulted in numerous fan theories and discussion. Nash was also a prolific audiobook narrator, with over 85 titles under her belt.

Credits

Twisted Sister

Actor
Lily
Movie
2023

Halfway

Actor
Movie
2019

DietlandStream

Actor
Plum Kettle
Series
2018
81%

Unapologetic With Aisha Tyler

Guest
Show
2018

Dietland: Extras

Actor
Show
2018

Dead Women Walking

Actor
Wendy
Show
2018

The ResidentStream

Guest Star
Bianca
Series
2018

Dead Women Walking

Actor
Wendy
Movie
2018

Access Live

Guest
Show
2017

Twin PeaksStream

Actor
Senorita Dido
Series
2017

Twin PeaksStream

Guest Star
Senorita Dido
Series
2017

The Bang Bang Brokers

Actor
Joy
Movie
2017

Cock N' Bull 2

Actor
Kiki
Movie
2017

Chicago MedStream

Guest Star
Cindy Paulson
Series
2015

The Mindy ProjectStream

Guest Star
Series
2012
86%

The Weathered Underground

Actor
Psychic
Movie
2010

I Didn't Know I Was PregnantStream

Actor
Reality
2009

Locked Up AbroadStream

Actor
Reality
2007

Murderess

Actor
Winnie Ruth Judd
Movie
2007

Chapters & Verse

Actor
Christine
Movie
2003

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