KiKi Layne

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KiKi Layne
Bornc. 1992 (age 26–27)
EducationDePaul University (BFA)
Years active2015–present

Kiandra "KiKi" Layne (born c. 1992) is an American actress.[1] She is known for her breakthrough performance in the 2018 drama film If Beale Street Could Talk.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Veracity Olivia Short film
2016 Chicago Med Emmie Miles Episode: "Soul Care"
2018 If Beale Street Could Talk Tish Rivers Nominated — Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Breakthrough Performance[3]
Nominated — Gotham Independent Film Awards for Breakthrough Actor
Nominated — Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble
2019 Native Son Bessie
2019 Captive State Carrie


  1. ^ KiKi Layne, ‘Beale Street’s’ Breakout Star, Has a 4 a.m. Moment, New York Times, Sept. 11, 2018
  2. ^ Smith, Krista. "KiKi Layne, Star of If Beale Street Could Talk, Knows How to Own a Room". Vanities. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
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