Joy Esther at the NRJ Music Awards, 2014
June 14, 1984 |
|Television||Nos Chers Voisins|
|Spouse(s)||Damien Sargue (2009–10) (separated)|
Biography and career
Early life and education
Joy Esther was born in Lyon. As a child, she took classes of singing and theater, in addition of football, athletics and judo. She then took classes at the Cours Florent for three years. She also took lessons of modern dance and learnt to play guitar as an autodidact.
From age 11 to 18, she played in a number of films and television films, taking at the same time classes of theater, singing, guitar and piano during her studies. She began her acting career in the theater play Poussez pas y aura d'la place by Jean-Yves Brignon.
Later career and fame
In 2006, she played the role of Juliet in the musical comedy Roméo et Juliette, de la Haine à l'Amour for an Asian tour. Over 200 shows were played in Seoul, South Korea and Taipei, Taiwan, following 40 shows in Paris at the Palais des Congrès in 2010. From October 2012 to January 2013, the show was played in Japan in Tokyo and Osaka, and later in China in Shanghai.
In the meantime, she continued playing in various series and television films. Since 2012, she portrays Chloé Varenko in the comedy series Nos Chers Voisins broadcast in TF1.
|1997||Mission protection rapprochée||Anne Janson||TV film (credited as Joy Cavé)|
|1999||Une femme d'honneur||Alice||1 episode (credited as Joy Cavé)|
|2003–04||Belles Belles Belles||Émilie||70 shows at the Olympia|
|2007–13||Roméo et Juliette, de la Haine à l'Amour||Juliette Capulet||200 shows in South Corea and Taiwan
42 shows at the Palais des Congrès de Paris
|2008||Pas de secrets entre nous||Aurélie||several episodes|
|2008||Sur le fil||Caroline||1 episode|
|2008||Mademoiselle Joubert||Joss||1 episode|
|2009||Paris 16e||Isabelle||1 episode|
|2009||Comprendre et pardonner||Victoire||1 episode|
|2009||R.I.S, police scientifique||Zoé Girard||1 episode|
|2011||Chante !||Noémie||several episodes|
|2012–14||Nos Chers Voisins||Chloé Varenko|
- "Joy Esther : déjà une vraie pro". Le Parisien. November 29, 2003. Retrieved January 10, 2014. (French)
- "Bios > Joy Esther". Premiere. Retrieved January 9, 2014. (French)
- "« Roméo et Juliette » joue gros". Le Parisien. February 2, 2010. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
- Mathilde Partiot (December 28, 2012). "En images : Les répétitions de "Roméo et Juliette" en tournée en Asie". musicalavenue.fr. Retrieved January 10, 2014. (French)