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Troy Beyer

Born in New York City, Troy Beyer tapped into the entertainment industry quite early after landing a regular role on Sesame Street at the tender age of four. Beyer spent seven years in the Big Bird gang and in later years went on to attend City University's School For the Arts.

Following a small part Francis Ford Coppola's The Cotton Club, Beyer moved to California. Shortly after, Beyer's career began to flourish after she was cast as Diahann Carroll's daughter on Dynasty and earned the leading role in Rooftops, Robert Wise's modern version of West Side Story. Beyer gained recognition for her performances and won ShoWest's 1988 Newcomer of the Year Award.

Beyer's acting credits include leading roles in The Five Heartbeats, The White Girl, Disorderlies, Weekend At Bernie's II, Good Advice, The Gingerbread Man, and John Q. In addition to Dynasty, Beyer's television credits include Tribeca, produced by Robert DeNiro, and Steven Bochco's critically acclaimed ABC series Murder One.

Beyer wrote and sold her first script B.A.P.S. to New Line Cinema, and also starred in the film with Halle Berry and Martin Landau. Beyer went on to write, direct and star in her next film entitled Let's Talk About Sex, which follows the lives of three women as they hit the streets of South Beach to candidly discuss life, love and sex in the 90s.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Troy Beyer Facts

Birth Name Troy Yvette Beyer
BirthdayNovember 7, 1964 (59)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 5" (1m65)  How tall is Troy Beyer compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Rogue Strike
Weekend at Bernie's II
Mommy's Little Monster
Chapter 4
Zalman King's Red Shoe Diaries Movie #19: As She Wishes
A Light in the Darkness
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