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Tika Sumpter
Born June 20, 1977 (1977-06-20) (age 32)
Queens, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2005–present
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Euphemia "Tika" Sumpter (born June 20, 1977) is an American actress. Sumpter is known for her role as Layla Williamson on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live.

Early life and career

Born in Queens, New York, Sumpter studied at Marymount Manhattan College where she majored in communications. She began her career modeling and appeared in various commercials for products including Hewlett-Packard and Liz Claiborne's Curve fragrances. In 2004, she served as the co-host for the N network series Best Friend's Date. The following year she landed the role of Layla Williamson on One Life to Live.


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Brooklyn's Finest Neighborhood Girl
Whisper Me a Lullaby Emma
2010 Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming
Year Title Role Notes
2005–present One Life to Live Layla Williamson Recurring
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Vegas 1 episode

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