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    One Life To Live CAST - Layla Williamson

    Full detailed profile on Layla Williamson Played by Tika Sumpter on One Life To Live Daytime Soap Opera.

    Tika Sumpter
    Layla Williamson

    Actor: Tika Sumpter

    Who played Layla Williamson over the years

    Tika Sumpter (July 15, 2005 - November 10, 2010; January 21 and 24, 2011)

    Useful information on Layla Williamson

    * Lived as an actress in Los Angeles.
    * Stole files from John McBain proving that Cris Vega was alive.
    * Posed as Antonio Vega's girlfriend to help him win custody of his daughter Jamie.
    * Started a lingerie business with Adriana Cramer.


    Current: Works in Paris for a famous designer.
    Past: John's McBain's Assistant
    Past: Owned a Lingerie Business
    Past: Aspiring Actress


    When Layla showed up on her sister Evangeline's doorstep in 2005, she was an aspiring actress in search of a new start after dealing with the many disappointments of Hollywood. After finding Llanview to be a great place to settle down in, this once star bound girl transformed into a fun loving, spontaneous woman who is known to be always there for friends and family.

    Finding love in Vincent Jones was Layla's hardest lesson yet. After ruining her sister's boyfriend's reputation, Layla closed the door on her and Vincent's relationship in an attempt to do the right thing.

    After moving in with her best friend Adriana Cramer, the two women put together a lingerie company. Layla now spends most of her time at the sewing machine making creation after creation for her new undergarment line.

    With Adriana now in Paris, and her other BFF Sarah gone, Layla tried to find her place in Llanview, and currently found herself butting heads with her sister's ex, Cris Vega - about her lack of abilities to keep a man.

    Nevertheless, both in a financial bind, Cris moved in with Layla then they welcomed Oliver Fish, who Layla began dating, as a third roommate. The truth came out that Oliver was gay and though Layla had a hard time with the deception at first she became Fish's biggest supporter.

    Layla and Cris Vega started dating and even ended up engaged. The hardest time in Layla's life came when she was forced to accept that Evangeline wouldn't come out of her coma. She and her mother accepted Vange's wishes in her living will and had her removed from life support.

    Upon her return to Llanview Layla found a file on Bennett Thompson in Evangeline's belongings.

    Ambitious and full of dreams, Layla is now working as an assistant in a Paris fashion house, which is a job she chose over her relationship with Cris.




    Cristian Vega
    Oliver Fish


    Mr. Williamson (father - deceased)
    Lisa Williamson (mother)
    Evangeline Williamson (sister- deceased)
    Clay Williamson (uncle)
    Cheryl (aunt)
    Toni (cousin)
    Brenda (cousin)
    Henry (cousin)





    Monday, January 24 2011: Is She In?

    Back at the hotel, Layla admits to Cris that she slept with her boss. Cris lifts up her hand and says, "We're engaged and you slept with someone else?" Though she's not interested in her boss, he made Layla realize she loves Paris and her job. She never wants to leave and loves Cris but isn't ready for marriage. Cris still wants to marry Layla and thinks she's making excuses. He was willing to move to Paris! Layla brings up how he kissed Gigi and crawled into bed with Blair and asks, "Does that sound like a guy who wants to get married?" Cris sadly admits she's right then takes Layla in his arms.

    Friday, January 21 2011: It's You!

    Blair and Cris arrive at a hotel in Paris. As she opens up the painting, a man sees it then joins Cris and Blair. The man saw Cris' posting about the painting online. "Did you paint this?" Cris asks. The man isn't the artist but owns a gallery. He sold the painting to Eli years ago. The man refuses to tell them the artist's name. The artist values his privacy. Blair claims she can't lay her husband to rest without talking to the artist. The man reluctantly gives Cris and Blair his address. Just as Blair and Cris are preparing to leave, Layla appears. Layla wasn't expecting to see Blair. Blair explains why she's with Cris then assures Cris she can go see the artist on her own. Blair leaves. Cris admits to Layla how he woke up naked in bed with Blair on New Year's. But they didn't have sex. Cris apologizes for accusing Layla of sleeping with her boss. "I'm sorry," Layla says. "But I did sleep with Stephen."

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