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Tika Sumpter

Private Life: 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. Career: 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. Since January 2011, Sumpter has appeared on Gossip Girl as Raina Thorpe, the daughter of Russell Thorpe (Michael Boatman) and Chuck Bass' love interest.

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Jun 20, 1980 In Queens, New York USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999-09-20
Latest Project:
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 2022-03-30
Known For
Poster of Ride Along
Poster of Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots
Poster of Sparkle
Poster of Best Friend's Date
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Maddie Wachowski 2022-03-30
Movie Sonic the Hedgehog Maddie Wachowski 2020-02-12
Series mixed-ish Alicia Johnson 2019-09-24
Series Final Space Quinn / Nightfall (voice) 2018-02-26
Movie Acrimony 2018-03-30
Movie The Old Man & the Gun Maureen 2018-09-27
Movie Nobody's Fool Danica 2018-10-31
Movie Ride Along 2 Angela Payton 2016-01-14
Movie Southside with You Michelle Robinson 2016-08-26
Movie Bessie Lucille 2015-05-16
Movie Ride Along Angela 2014-01-07
Movie My Man Is a Loser Clarissa 2014-07-25
Movie Get on Up Yvonne Fair 2014-08-01
Series Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots Candace Young 2013-05-28
Movie A Madea Christmas Lacey 2013-12-13
Movie Think Like a Man Dominic's Girlfriend 2012-04-16
Movie Sparkle Delores 2012-08-17
Movie What's Your Number? Jamie 2011-09-30
Movie Salt Front Deskwoman 2010-07-21
Movie Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming Nikki 2010-10-10
Series Gossip Girl Raina Thorpe 2007-09-19
Series Best Friend's Date 2004-12-03
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20