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Bio For: Kiki Layne
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KIKI LAYNE, a native of Cincinnati, marks her first leading role in a film with If Beale Street Could Talk.

Ms. Layne recently completed work on Native Son, starring opposite Ashton Sanders, Margaret Qualley, and Nick Robinson; the movie, directed by Rashid Johnson and adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks from Richard Wright's classic novel, is slated for release in early 2019. Also next year, she and Mr. Sanders star in Captive State, directed by Rupert Wyatt.

The Chicago Tribune featured Ms. Layne as one of its "2016 Hot New Faces of Chicago Theater." Her stage credits include starring in the U.S. premiere of Octagon at the Jackalope Theatre and garnering a Black Theater Alliance Award (BTAA) nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play; Genesis, at the Definition Theatre; Good People, at the Redtwist Theatre; Griffin Theatre's touring production of Letters Home; and Definition Theatre and The New Colony's co-production of Byhalia, Mississippi, earning her BTAA nominations for Best Featured Actress in a Play and Most Promising Actress.

She graduated with a BFA in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University.

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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (R) At Theaters: 12/14/2018
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