Tika Sumpter


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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 ... See full bio »

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Southside with You Michelle Robinson
(2016)
(2020)
(2018)
Ride Along Angela Payton
(2014)

Filmography

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  Ride Along 3 (announced)
Angela Payton
 2022 Run the World (TV Series)
Naomi
- Episode #2.1 (2022) ... Naomi
 2022 Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Maddie Wachowski
 2022 Final Space: The Rescue (Video Game)
Nightfall (voice)
 2013-2021 The Haves and the Have Nots (TV Series)
Candace Young
- Dark Intentions (2021) ... Candace Young
- Trouble Man (2021) ... Candace Young
- Trespassing (2021) ... Candace Young
- Pink Unicorns (2021) ... Candace Young
- Hidden Bones (2021) ... Candace Young
 2018-2021 Final Space (TV Series)
Quinn Ergon / Nightfall / Quinn / ...
- The Devil's Den (2021) ... Quinn Ergon / Nightfall (voice)
- The Leaving (2021) ... Quinn Ergon (voice)
- The Dead Speak (2021) ... Quinn Ergon (voice)
- Until the Sky Falls (2021) ... Quinn Ergon (voice)
- Hyper-Transdimensional Bridge Rising (2021) ... Quinn Ergon (voice)
 2019-2021 Mixed-ish (TV Series)
Alicia Johnson
- Forever Young (2021) ... Alicia Johnson
- Walk This Way (2021) ... Alicia Johnson
- Tainted Love (2021) ... Alicia Johnson
- You Dropped a Bomb On Me (2021) ... Alicia Johnson
- Material Girl (2021) ... Alicia Johnson
 2017-2021 Bronzeville (Podcast Series)
Lisa Copeland
- 18, 40 (2021) ... Lisa Copeland
- 15, 34 (2021) ... Lisa Copeland
- 11,13,23 (2021) ... Lisa Copeland
- 7,45,46 (2021) ... Lisa Copeland
- 10,15,48 (2021) ... Lisa Copeland
 2020 Sonic the Hedgehog
Maddie
 2019 The Nomads
Cassey McNamara
 2018 Nobody's Fool
Danica
 2018 An Acceptable Loss
Elizabeth
 2018 The Old Man & the Gun
Maureen
 2016 Southside with You
Michelle Robinson
 2016 Ride Along 2
Angela Payton
 2015 You Never Left (Short)
Euphemia
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie)
Lucille
 2014 Get on Up
Yvonne Fair
 2014 My Man Is a Loser
Clarissa
 2014 Ride Along
Angela Payton
 2013 A Madea Christmas
Lacey
 2013 Being Mary Jane (TV Series)
Tonya
- Pilot (2013) ... Tonya
 2012/I Sparkle
Dolores
 2012 Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks: Celebrate (Music Video)
Tika Sumpter
 2011-2012 The Game (TV Series)
Jenna Rice
- The Championship Game Episode (2012) ... Jenna Rice
- Move Trick, Get Out the Way (2012) ... Jenna Rice
- Catfight on the Catwalk (2012) ... Jenna Rice
- No Money, Mo Problems (2012) ... Jenna Rice
- The Truth Pact (2012) ... Jenna Rice
 2012 Think Like a Man
Dominic's Girlfriend
 2011 Whisper Me a Lullaby
Emma
 2011 What's Your Number?
Jamie
 2011 Jason Derulo: It Girl (Music Video)
Love Interest
 2011 Gossip Girl (TV Series)
Raina Thorpe
- The Wrong Goodbye (2011) ... Raina Thorpe
- Shattered Bass (2011) ... Raina Thorpe
- The Princesses and the Frog (2011) ... Raina Thorpe
- Petty in Pink (2011) ... Raina Thorpe
- The Kids Stay in the Picture (2011) ... Raina Thorpe
 2006-2011 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Layla Williamson
- Episode #1.10859 (2011) ... Layla Williamson
- Episode #1.10813 (2010) ... Layla Williamson
- Episode #1.10812 (2010) ... Layla Williamson
- Episode #1.10773 (2010) ... Layla Williamson
- Episode #1.10772 (2010) ... Layla Williamson
 2010 Salt
Front Deskwoman
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Vegas
- Class (2006) ... Vegas
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Other Works:

Audio Series: Bronzeville - Lisa Copeland, Episodes: 1-10.

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Nicholas James  (1 child)

Children:

Muscarella, Ella-Loren

Parents:

Acquista, Janice | Sumpter Sr, Arthur Curtis
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Personal Quote:

I've been in this game for a while, but I wouldn't change anything about the struggle, not ever.

Trivia:

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 36, a daughter named Ella-Loren on October 8, 2016. The child's father is Nicholas James.

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