“I had a Toyota 1986 pickup that my mom bought me for 0, so I grew up very different from my character,” he says.
His mother was born in Cuenca, Ecuador, and his father is from London.
Despite the film completing production in February 2008, it was not released until July 2009 for a limited release in selected cinemas.
In 2008, Stroup played Rachel in the ensemble film The Informers.
Also in April 2008, Stroup played the role of Claire in Screen Gems remake Prom Night.
Max reconnects with Ryan and she becomes a valuable ally." In April 2016, Stroup was cast in Marvel's Iron Fist as Joy Meachum – the daughter of Harold and childhood acquaintance of Danny Rand's, whose work building up Rand Enterprises with her brother Ward is threatened to be undone with Rand's return.Jessica Leigh Stroup (born October 23, 1986) is an American actress, best known for her role as Erin Silver on 90210, Max Hardy on The Following, and Joy Meachum in Iron Fist.She is regarded as a scream queen for starring in the horror films Prom Night, Vampire Bats, Left in Darkness, and The Hills Have Eyes 2.The pilot premiered on September 2, 2008 to a high 4.65 million viewers despite mixed reviews from critics.In 2010 Stroup was awarded the "Sparkling Performance" award at the Young Hollywood Awards.Stroup has since appeared in a number of TV shows, such as Grey's Anatomy, October Road, and True Blood.