Philadelphia-born Tamika Simpkins is an actress, editor, writer or producer on several films and new media projects. She holds a double major Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science, and African-American Studies.
Tamika has shared her critically acclaimed acting talents in front of the camera on hit TV shows such as Southland, Shameless, The Wire, and The Shield. She has shared the screen with today's most popular actors, including: William H. Macy, Regina King, Michael Chiklis, and Richard Roundtree. Honing her craft working in front of the camera, Tamika has also worked behind the camera as she has written, produced, and edited films that have toured the national film festival circuit.
Beyond working in TV and film, Tamika's theatrical credits include: The Lost Kingdom, The Vagina Monologues and Harry and the Thief, and also the award-nominated productions of Black Women: State of the Union and Death and the King's Horseman.