Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 character
Joy Lass   2009   Dead like Me: Life After Death  
Fictional Characters from Television: 3 characters
Fran Fine (a.k.a. Joy)   1993   The Nanny  
Joy Lass   2003   Dead Like Me  
Temperance "Bones" Brennan (a.k.a. Joy)   2005   Bones  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 6 actresses, 1 actress/comedian, 1 actress/model
Joy Behar   1942-  
Tracee Ellis Ross (a.k.a. Joy)   1972-  
Joy Osmanski   1975-  
A. J. Cook (a.k.a. Joy)   1978-  
Bethany Joy Lenz   1981-  
India Eisley (a.k.a. Joy)   1993-  
Ivy Latimer (a.k.a. Joy)   1994-  
Piper Curda (a.k.a. Joy)   1997-  
Notable Athletes: 1 boxing, 1 gymnastics
(boxing) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (a.k.a. Joy)   1977-  
(gymnastics) Rachael Denhollander (a.k.a. Joy)   1984-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Joy Behar   1942-  
Notable Musicians: 1 singer
Joy Harjo   1951-     
Notable Writers: 1 poet/author
Joy Harjo   1951-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold, 1 silver
(bronze) Judith Joy Davies   1948   swimming - 100 m backstroke  
(bronze/silver) Heather Armitage (a.k.a. Joy)   1952; 1956   4x100 m relay  
(silver) Marilyn Wilson (a.k.a. Joy)   1960   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(bronze/gold) Beverley Whitfield (a.k.a. Joy)   1972   swimming - 100 m breaststroke; swimming - 200 m breaststroke  
(bronze) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (a.k.a. Joy)   1996   boxing  
(gold) Amy Rodriguez (a.k.a. Joy)   2008; 2012   football  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Joy Williams   2001   The Quick and the Dead