She later majored in communications from Marymount Manhattan College.She acted in the movie ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’ in 2009 but her role was not credited.Tika Sumpter is an American actress, producer, singer, television host, and model. Her mother name is Janice Acquista and her father name is Arthur Curtis Sumpter Sr.Sumpter is born in Queens of New York, USA on 1980 June 20.Tika Sumpter plays Lucille as a quiet temptress who wants nothing more than to please her lover, and shares her without jealousy or rage. And then Queen was a part of it and I was like oh my god.Although things don’t work out for the two of them to be together forever, Lucille’s appreciation for Bessie the person and not Bessie the star makes her the most honest and loving person in Bessie’s life. It was funny, it was heartfelt, dealt with issues—I loved it. [Lucille] had such heart and she says a lot through her eyes. She also had a relationship with Drake for some time.She has also dated Hosea Chanchez and Chadwick Boseman for some time.
She later co-hosted the N Network series ‘Best Friend’s Date’.I think everybody has felt those kinds of feelings so I was just being in the moment, basically. What kind of background did Dee give you on playing her?TS: Actually I read a book about Bessie and there’s this little part about a woman who traveled with her which was her niece—not through blood but through Jack G, her husband., Chadwick Boseman stars as Brown, while Sumpter plays Yvonne Fair, one of his background singers and lovers.And while their romance is sure to sizzle on-screen, we’re sure that’s were it will end.