Tika Sumpter was born in New York and graduated from Marymount Manhattan College. Sumpter began her career as model, before she landed the role of "Layla Williamson" in ABC's daytime soap opera, One Life to Live
(1968) (2005-2010, 2011). After she left the soap, Sumpter won a recurring role in the CW series, Gossip Girl
(2007), and appeared in the ...
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