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    All My Children ACTOR - Yaya DaCosta

    Full detailed profile on Yaya DaCosta playing Cassandra Foster (Past) on All My Children Daytime Soap Opera.

    Yaya DaCosta (Soaps.com)
    Yaya DaCosta

    Birthday: 1982
    Birthplace: Harlem, New York, USA
    Marital Status: single
    Currently playing: Cassandra Foster (Past)
    Height: 5'8

    BIOGRAPHY

    Yaya DaCosta was born and raised in Harlem, New York. She studied International Relations and African Studies at Brown University and can speak Spanish, Portugese and French!

    Yaya was the first runner up during the third cycle of the reality television hit America's Next Top Model and has platformed her role on the show into a successful acting career. She has appeared in television shows such as "Eve", "Racing for Time" and the film "Take the Lead" before landing the role of Cassandra Foster on AMC! She has also appeared in several commercials and music videos.

    Yaya says she is currently teaching herself to speak Swahili!

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    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

    All My Children - Cassandra Foster (April 25, 2008 - August 25, 2008)
    Racing for Time - Vanessa (2007)
    Take the Lead - LaRhette (2006)
    America's Next Top Model - herself, Cycle 3


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