Joy Osmanski

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Joy Osmanski
Born (1975-10-29) October 29, 1975 (age 41)
Seoul, South Korea
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Joy Kathleen Osmanski (born October 29, 1975) is a Korean-American actress. She best known for her wide range of comedic roles on the TV shows The Loop, Samantha Who?, True Jackson, VP and lately Devious Maids. Joy is also known for her recurring role on Grey's Anatomy and her voicing of the Failsafe AI in the video game Destiny 2.


Osmanski currently plays the recurring character "Maggie Tompkins" on the NBC show Save Me starring Anne Heche. She has also voiced "Julie" on the FOX animated show Allen Gregory, created by and also starring Jonah Hill. She has also starred as the reoccurring character "Winnie Hyde" in the unaired NBC series Next Caller created by Stephen Falk and also starring Dane Cook, Collette Wolfe and Jeffrey Tambor.

Osmanski had a guest starring position on the ABC sitcom Better Off Ted as Lucy and also guest starred on the FX TV series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Jackie. She also had notable recurring roles on Samantha Who? as Tracy and on Grey's Anatomy as surgical intern Lucy. She was recurring on the sitcom True Jackson, VP as Ms. Park.

She has also appeared on the TV shows Good Job, Thanks!, Men of a Certain Age (as Lindsey), Dwelling (as Thai Lady), Chaos (as Unchin Song) and Numb3rs. She has also starred in the TV movies Family Album (as Holly Shapiro), Nathan vs. Nurture (as Lexi Miller), Five Year Plan (as Judy).

Osmanski has appeared in the feature films Fired Up! (as curious cheerleader) and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (as airline rep). For indendent films, Osmanski stars as Jinnie Park in Christine Yoo's film, Wedding Palace opposite Brian Tee, and also stars as Amy in Dave Boyle's films, Surrogate Valentine and Daylight Savings. She also stars as Mary in Dave Boyle's film, White on Rice. She also had a recurring role as Joy on Devious Maids. In 2017, she appeared in the Netflix comedy series Santa Clarita Diet.

Joy Osmanski Has also provided the voice of Destiny Two's Failsafe AI who is a non-playable-character alongside Nolan North, Lance Reddick, and Nathan Fillion.

Personal life[edit]

Osmanski was born in Seoul, South Korea and adopted by American parents. She does not know the identity of her birth parents, but a DNA test uncovered significant Japanese ancestry.[1] She graduated from Principia College with a degree in Creative Writing and Studio Art, and from the University of California, San Diego with an MFA in Theatre.



Year Title Role Notes
2009 White on Rice Mary
2009 New Color, AA New Color Melanie Wynn Short
2011 Surrogate Valentine Amy
2012 Daylight Savings Amy
2013 Wedding Palace Jinnie Park
2017 Shot Nurse Samantha
2017 Applecart Mika Shand


Year Title Role Notes
2006–07 Loop, TheThe Loop Darcy Main role
2007–08 Samantha Who? Tracy Recurring role
2007–08 Grey's Anatomy Lucy Recurring role
2008 Five Year Plan Judy TV film
2009 Better Off Ted Lucy "Bioshuffle"
2009 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Jackie "The Waitress Is Getting Married"
2009–2011 True Jackson, VP Patti Park Recurring role
2010 Nathan vs. Nurture Lexi Miller TV film
2011 Chaos Unchin Song "Song of the North"
2011 Dwelling Thai Lady TV series
2011 Men of a Certain Age Lindsey "The Pickup", "A League of Their Owen"
2011 Slanted Lee "Action!"
2011 Allen Gregory Julie De Longpre(voice) Main role
2011 Family Album Holly Shapiro Unsold TV pilot
2012–13 Next Caller Winnie Hyde Main role
2013 Middle Age Rage Mimi Duncan TV film
2013 Save Me Maggie Tompkins Main role
2014 Kirstie Amy "The Girl Next Door"
2014 Legit Lisanne "Reunion"
2014 See Dad Run Mrs. Lee "See Dad Run Joe Into Detention"
2014 Kingdom Jennifer "The Gentle Slope"
2014 Mulaney Alexa "Motif & the City"
2015 Following, TheThe Following Anna Clarke "Boxed In", "Exposed"
2015 Mysteries of Laura, TheThe Mysteries of Laura Linda Singer "The Mystery of the Intoxicated Intern"
2015 Castle Liz Bell "Dead from New York"
2015 Devious Maids Joy Recurring role (season 4)
2016 Lucifer Sandy Shaw / Alexandra Shaw "Wingman", "Et Tu, Doctor?"
2016 Younger Kiko Kagami "A Kiss Is Just a Kiss"
2016 Late Bloomers (The Chloe & Sage Chronicles) Michelle Lee TV film
2016 Gorgeous Morons Mary TV film
2017 Santa Clarita Diet Alondra Recurring role
2017 iZombie Barb Gant "Some Like It Hot Mess"
2017 Destiny 2 Failsafe (voice) Video game
2017 Freakish Felicity Recurring role


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