Known for her breakout performance as Diamond in the feature The Players Club, which also starred Jamie Foxx and marked Ice Cube's directorial film debut, McCoy has worked with notable actors such as Queen Latifah in Beauty Shop, Terrence Howard in the independent feature Love Chronicles, Omar Epps In The Wood and Mos Def in Civil Brand, which premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.
McCoy's television credits include appearances in The Parent 'Hood, In the House and was one of nine struggling actors featured on The It Factor before she landed her starring role on All of Us. Black Men Magazine voted McCoy Sexiest Woman of the Year, two years in a row (an honor no other star has achieved in the history of the publication) the hazel eyed beauty was also voted top five Rising Female Stars by Ebony Magazine.
The daughter of a successful businessman and a mother who modeled professionally, McCoy inherited a head for business and a natural beauty for the camera. Married on April 8, 2006, to the Honorable Chief Michael Misick of the Turks and Caicos Islands, First Lady LisaRaye Misick is working with her husband to promote the lush elegant destination of the islands of Turks and Caicos. Along with actress Jasmine Guy, McCoy is co-producing the upcoming Turks and Caicos Film Festival which runs October 17-20, 2006 on the island of Providenciales.
A Chicago native, McCoy has a beautiful daughter, Kai, and makes her home in both Los Angeles and on Providenciales, the capitol of Turks and Caicos.
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|September 23, 1966 (57)
|Chicago, Illinois, USA
|The Player's Club
|The Players Club
|All About You
|Gang of Roses
|Single Ladies: Season 1