Joycelyn Elders

Actress

Actress


Elders was born in rural Arkansas. She and her seven siblings worked in cotton fields with their sharecropper parents. In 1952, she received a BA in Biology from Philander Smith College in Little Rock. She joined the Army in 1953 and changed her name to Minnie Joycelyn Lee. Following three years of military service, Elders attended the University ...
Birth date
1933-08-13

Known For


Girlfriends
Girlfriends
Dr. Dunn (2001)
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Joycelyn Elders (1998)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressGirlfriends
(TV Series) Dr. Dunn - Old Dog (2001) ... Dr. Dunn
2001
ActressLateLine
(TV Series) Joycelyn Elders - Pilot (1998) ... Joycelyn Elders (as M. Joycelyn Elders)
1998
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBlack Women in Medicine
(Documentary) (special thanks)
2016
ThanksLake of Fire
(Documentary) (thanks - as Jocelyn Elders)
2006
RoleTitleYear
SelfPowerful Women History
(Documentary short) Self
2020
SelfBlack Women in Medicine
(Documentary) Self
2016
SelfSticky: A (Self) Love Story
(Documentary) Self
2016
SelfHow to Lose Your Virginity
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfPenn & Teller: Bullshit!
(TV Series documentary) Self - Former U.S. Surgeon General, Retired - Abstinence (2006) ... Self - Former U.S. Surgeon General, Retired
2006
SelfThe Surprising History of Sex and Love
(TV Movie documentary) Self (as Dr. Jocelyn Elders)
2002
SelfAlan Keyes Is Making Sense
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 29 May 2002 (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfTo the Contrary
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Millennium Healthcare (1999) ... Self - Interviewee
1999
SelfThe Roseanne Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.21 (1998) ... Self (as Dr. Jocelyn Elders)
1998
SelfThe Beth Littleford Interview Special
(TV Special) Self
1998
SelfThe Daily Show
(TV Series) Self - Benjamin Salisbury (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfDennis Miller Live
(TV Series) Self - Teen Pregnancies (1995) ... Self
1995
SelfABC Afterschool Specials
(TV Series) Self - Jacqui's Dilemma (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfSex in the 90's
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - The Safest Sex of All ... Self
1990
Self60 Minutes
(TV Series documentary) Self - Jocelyn Elders (1989) ... Self
1989
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageExplained
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Female Orgasm (2018) ... Self (uncredited)
2018
Archive footageLake of Fire
(Documentary) Self - Surgeon General, 1993-1994
2006