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Joyce Hyser (born December 20, 1957) is an American actress.

Joyce Hyser
Born (1957-12-20) December 20, 1957 (age 61)
Other namesJoyce Heiser, Joyce Hyser Robinson
Years active1980–present

This actress is best known for her role in the 1985 cult classic Just One of the Guys. She also dated 'The Boss' Bruce Springsteen in the early 1980s.


Hyser appeared in various films in the early 1980s, the last of which was the 1985 comedy Just One of the Guys. She then mainly guest-starred in television series, including a recurring role in L.A. Law as Jimmy Smits's girlfriend.

She was featured prominently in the music video for "I Can Dream About You" by Dan Hartman. In the video, Dan Hartman is a bartender pining for a beautiful customer played by Hyser. She was also featured in the music video for the 1994 song "Pincushion" by ZZ Top, a single from their 1994 album Antenna.

Hyser has become a spokeswoman for the Harold Robinson Foundation, which provides a free summer camp for inner city and underprivileged children.[1] In 2011, Hyser appeared in a small role in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as a woman who masquerades as a man, a role she described as an homage to Just One of the Guys.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Hyser was born in New York, New York. She is Jewish.[2]

For a period of roughly four years in the early 1980s, she was in a relationship with rock superstar Bruce Springsteen, as discussed in the biography Bruce, by Peter Ames Carlin.



Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Hollywood Knights Brenda Weintraub
1981 They All Laughed Sylvia
1983 Valley Girl Joyce
1983 Staying Alive Linda
1984 This Is Spinal Tap Belinda
1985 The Last Hunt Pia
1985 Just One of the Guys Terry Griffith
1990 Wedding Band Karla Thompson
1994 Greedy Muriel
2000 Can't Be Heaven Friend
2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic Rita D'Onofrio
2003 Art of Revenge Lara Kane Video
2014 The Wedding Pact Sally


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Freddy's Nightmares Pretty Mary Episode: "Saturday Night Special"
1989 Mancuso, F.B.I. Vicki Singer Episode: "Suspicious Minds"
1989-1990 L.A. Law Allison Gottlieb Recurring role (10 episodes)
1990 Midnight Caller Lou Ann Episode: "Wrong Side of the Wall"
1990 Lifestories Barbara Hudson Episode: "Steve Burdick"
1990 The Flash Megan Lockhart Episode: "Watching the Detectives"
1991 The Flash Megan Lockhart Episodes: "The Trickster", "Trial of the Trickster"
1992 Raven Nora Blake Episode: "Is Someone Crazy in Here or Is It Me?"
1992 Melrose Place Dawn Bonds Episode: "Responsibly Yours"
1994 Viper Claire Episode: "Past Tense"
1995 The Marshal Annette Gabbiano Episode: "Unprotected Witness"
1995 Murder, She Wrote Portia Dekker Episode: "Game, Set, Murder"
1998 Pacific Blue Dr. Alicia Alper Episode: "Damaged Goods"
2001 The Division Ms. Vicky Lowell Episode: "The Fear Factor"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Monique Roberts Episode: "Maid Man"


  1. ^ "Board of Directors" Archived 2015-03-11 at the Wayback Machine. Harold Robinson Foundation. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
  2. ^ [1]

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