Joy Tanner

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TV Actress
Date of Birth March 7, 1966
Place of Birth Rochester, New York
Age 54 years old
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Joy Tanner is an American-born Canadian actress, who is best known for providing the voice of Candy Kong in the animated television series Donkey Kong Country.

Born: March 07, 1966, Rochester, New York, U.S, or, Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Nationality: Canadian
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1992–present
Children: 1
Website: Joy Tanner's Official site
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About Joy Tanner

Actress who played Nora MacDonald in the Canadian children's television sitcom Life with Derek.

Before Fame

She earned her B.A. from SUNY Potsdam and studied under the Tony award winning director Warren Enters at SUNY Buffalo.


She also played the part of Laura Coyne, mother of Declan and Fiona, on Degrassi, and voiced Nala's mother in The Lion King.

Family Life

She had a son in 2005.


Ariel Waller co-starred with her in Life With Derek.

Information related to Joy Tanner

  • State University of New York at Potsdam alumni
  • Pittsford Mendon High School alumni
  • Native American actresses
  • American emigrants to Canada
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Latest information about Joy Tanner updated on February 28, 2021.

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