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Tika Sumpter is a Actor and Executive Producer American born on 20 june 1980 at Queens (USA)

Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter
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Birth name Euphemia Sumpter
Nationality USA
Birth 20 june 1980 (39 years) at Queens (USA)

Tika Sumpter (born Euphemia L. Sumpter; June 20, 1980) is an American actress, television host, and model.

Sumpter began her career as host of the N network reality series, Best Friend's Date (2004—2005), and in 2005 landed the role of Layla Williamson in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live where she starred regularly through 2010. In the same year, Sumpter made her movie debut in her leading female role in the musical drama Stomp the Yard: Homecoming. She later had recurring roles as Raina Thorpe in The CW teen drama Gossip Girl, and as Jenna Rice in the BET sitcom The Game.

Sumpter was later featured in supporting roles for What's Your Number? (2011) and Think Like a Man (2012), before starring in Sparkle (2012) and A Madea Christmas (2013). In 2013, Sumpter began her role as Candace Young, the leading character on the OWN primetime soap opera, The Haves and the Have Nots. In 2014, Sumpter was featured as leading female roles in, Ride Along, My Man Is a Loser, and as Yvonne Fair in the 2014 biopic, Get On Up.

Biography

Origine et études
Tika Sumpter est née à Hollis, dans le Queens. Fille de Janice Acquista/Curtis et Arthur Curtis Sumpter, son beau-père est Pat Acquista. Elle est issue d'une grande famille de chanteurs, elle a sept frères et sœurs.
Elle a étudié au Marymount Manhattan College où elle s'est spécialisée en communication qu'elle poursuivra au Studio Weist Barron, en intérim.


Carrière
Elle entame une carrière de mannequin et apparaît dans diverses publicités, dont Hewlett-Packard et les parfums de Liz Claiborne.

Elle commence sa carrière après la découverte de ses talents dans la musique. Entre le hip-hop et le R'n'B, Tika Sumpter est connue pour ses interprétations, avec le groupe qu'elle cofonde à ce moment-là : Twise (ou Tika avec ("with") Precise).
En 2004, elle devient coanimatrice de Best Friends Date, une production N network. L'année suivante, elle décroche le rôle de Layla Williamson sur On ne vit qu'une fois.

Depuis janvier 2011, Sumpter est apparue sur Gossip Girl en tant que Raina Thorpe (qui sortira avec Chuck Bass et Nate Archibald).

Best films

Ride Along (2014)
(Actress)
Ride Along 2 (2016)
(Actress)

Usually with

John Legend
John Legend
(1 films)
Richard Tanne
Richard Tanne
(1 films)
Ice Cube
Ice Cube
(2 films)
Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tika Sumpter (12 films)

Display filmography as list

Actress

Ride Along 2
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Buddy films
Actors Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, Ice Cube, Benjamin Bratt, Olivia Munn, Ken Jeong
Roles Angela Payton
Rating59% 2.9529352.9529352.9529352.9529352.952935
Ben Barber graduates from the police academy and is now a full fledged Atlanta P.D. cop, and wants to make it as a detective. James, Ben's soon to be brother-in-law, is still annoyed by his tactics. Ben is about to get married to James' sister Angela, but their boss Lt. Brooks (Bruce McGill) assigns them on a huge case that is in Miami, where they will be working with the Miami Police Department.
Southside with You
Directed by Richard Tanne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Political films
Actors Tika Sumpter, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Phillip Edward Van Lear
Roles Michelle Robinson
Rating63% 3.193053.193053.193053.193053.19305
A young associate (Barack Obama) tries to win the heart of a young lawyer (Michelle Robinson) in Chicago in 1989. On their first date, they visit the Art Institute of Chicago, view a screening of Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing", and have their first kiss outside an ice cream parlor.
Bessie
Bessie (2015)
, 2h12
Directed by Dee Rees
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Le blues
Actors Queen Latifah, Mo'Nique, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Michael K.Williams, Charles S. Dutton
Roles Lucille
Rating65% 3.2990953.2990953.2990953.2990953.299095
Bessie Smith est une jeune chanteuse de Chattanooga, dans le Tennessee. À la mort de leurs parents, William et Laura, elle et ses frères et sœurs deviennent orphelins. Leur sœur aînée, Viola, va les élever. Viola est sévère avec eux et l'enfance de Bessie est malheureuse. Elle et son frère Clarence cherchent à travailler pour des spectacles de vaudeville locaux. Ses ambitions scéniques sont frustrées par les producteurs qui ne veulent pas en vedette des femmes noires à la peau foncée dans leurs spectacles. Bessie se faufile dans le train de l'interprète Ma Rainey et lui demande de se joindre à son spectacle. Ma Rainey prend Bessie sous son aile et l'aide à développer ses capacités jusqu'à ce que la popularité de Bessie provoque la séparation des deux femmes. Bessie laisse aussi Clarence pour lancer sa propre carrière.
My Man Is a Loser, 1h35
Directed by Mike Young
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors John Stamos, Michael Rapaport, Sean Young, Bryan Callen, Tika Sumpter, Diane Guerrero
Roles Clarissa
Rating44% 2.2131252.2131252.2131252.2131252.213125
The film follows two married friends, Marty (Michael Rapaport) and Paul (Bryan Callen), who hire their single playboy friend Mike (John Stamos) to "help them get their mojo back" in order to save their marriages. Their plan backfires, leaving their wives unimpressed with their new personalities.
Ride Along
Ride Along (2014)
, 1h39
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action
Themes Buddy films
Actors Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Ice Cube, Bruce McGill, Laurence Fishburne, Bryan Callen
Roles Angela
Rating62% 3.1000053.1000053.1000053.1000053.100005
James Payton is a detective, on an undercover operation where fake passports are being smuggled into Atlanta by a man named "Omar". After a shootout with the smugglers, and a car chase that leaves one injured, the lieutenant leading the case ask James to drop the case on "Omar", something James doesn't do.
Get on Up
Get on Up (2014)
, 2h18
Directed by Tate Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Taraji P. Henson, Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Viola Davis, Dan Aykroyd, Tika Sumpter
Roles Yvonne Fair
Rating68% 3.447733.447733.447733.447733.44773
The film opens in 1993 with James Brown walking through a darkened hallway as an audience chants his name. He hears the voices of people he knew throughout his life. The film then cuts to 1988 in Augusta, Georgia; James learns that his private bathroom in a strip mall he owns was used without his consent. As he confronts and then forgives the trespasser, he accidentally fires a shotgun, attracting the police.
A Madea Christmas, 1h40
Directed by Tyler Perry
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films, Films based on plays
Actors Anna Maria Horsford, Larry the Cable Guy, Tyler Perry, Chad Michael Murray, Tika Sumpter, Eric Lively
Roles Lacey
Rating49% 2.4604452.4604452.4604452.4604452.460445
In Atlanta, Georgia Mabel "Madea" Simmons (Tyler Perry) has been talked into getting a job at a local store as customer service by her great-niece Eileen Murphy (Anna Maria Horsford). Madea quickly gets fed up with the customers and starts speaking rudely to them, causing herself to get fired on her first day. Madea then asks for her paycheck, but her boss tells her they will mail it to her. Infuriated, Madea steals a dress and some money from the cash register, then exits shortly after.
Sparkle
Sparkle (2012)
, 1h56
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, CeeLo Green, Tamela Mann, Carmen Ejogo
Roles Delores
Rating57% 2.851652.851652.851652.851652.85165
19-year-old Sparkle Anderson (Jordin Sparks) attends a concert that her eldest sister, 28-year-old Tammy "Sister" Anderson (Carmen Ejogo) performs in as well. When Sister performs, she catches the eye of Stix (Derek Luke) and Black (Cee Lo Green). They try to talk to Sister unsuccessfully. As Sister and Sparkle arrive home, their middle sister, 24-year-old Delores "Dee" Anderson (Tika Sumpter), helps the sisters avoid getting caught by Emma Anderson (Whitney Houston), their overprotective mother.
Think Like a Man, 2h2
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Hart, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Terrence J
Roles Dominic's Girlfriend
Rating66% 3.301513.301513.301513.301513.30151
"The Mama's Boy" vs. "The Single Mom" "The Non-Committer" vs. "The Girl Who Wants the Ring"
What's Your Number?, 1h46
Directed by Mark Mylod
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Ari Graynor, Dave Annable, Joel McHale, Ed Begley Jr.
Roles Jamie
Rating61% 3.0528653.0528653.0528653.0528653.052865
Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is a thirty-something woman who is struggling to make better decisions with her life. Her boyfriend Rick (Zachary Quinto) breaks up with her when she asks him to attend her sister Daisy's (Ari Graynor) upcoming wedding, and she then gets laid off from her job. While taking the subway home, Ally comes across a Marie Claire magazine article entitled "What's Your Number?", which says that women who have more than twenty lovers in their lifetime have difficulty finding a husband. After making a list of all the men she slept with, she realizes that her number is nineteen, making her decide not to have sex with anyone else until she finds "the one". She then wakes up after Daisy's bachelorette party and discovers that she hooked up with her ex-boss Roger (Joel McHale). Hoping to miss an awkward confrontation, Ally lets her musician neighbor Colin Shea (Chris Evans) into her apartment so that way Roger will leave. It turns out that Colin was only over to avoid a girl that he slept with, because he doesn't want to give the women he sees any expectations.
Salt
Salt (2010)
, 1h40
Directed by Phillip Noyce
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Politique, Sports films, Martial arts films, Political films, Kung fu films
Actors Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl, Yara Shahidi
Roles Front Deskwoman
Rating63% 3.19943.19943.19943.19943.1994
Evelyn Salt (Angelina Jolie) is being tortured in a North Korean prison on suspicion of being an American spy. Her boyfriend, arachnologist Mike Krause (August Diehl), generates so much publicity that the CIA is forced to arrange a prisoner exchange, despite the agency's policy against it. Salt's CIA colleague Ted Winter (Liev Schreiber) greets Salt at the border. As they drive away, Mike proposes, despite Salt admitting that she is in fact a CIA operative.
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Musical films
Actors Collins Pennie, Columbus Short, Tika Sumpter, Kiely Williams, Pooch Hall, David Banner
Roles Nikki
Rating43% 2.1620652.1620652.1620652.1620652.162065
Chance Harris looks to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition during homecoming weekend at Truth University.

Production

Southside with You
Directed by Richard Tanne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Political films
Actors Tika Sumpter, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Phillip Edward Van Lear
Roles Executive Producer
Rating63% 3.193053.193053.193053.193053.19305
A young associate (Barack Obama) tries to win the heart of a young lawyer (Michelle Robinson) in Chicago in 1989. On their first date, they visit the Art Institute of Chicago, view a screening of Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing", and have their first kiss outside an ice cream parlor.