Yaya DaCosta appears in "Tron: Legacy" as one of the sirens. She also recently appeared in "The Kids Are All Right," starring Annette Bening and Julianne Moore, as Tanya.

Yaya DaCosta began her professional acting career starring in Liz Friedlander's "Take the Lead," opposite Antonio Banderas, for which she received a Teen Choice Award nomination.

This was followed by a lead role in John Sayles' "Honeydripper," in which she played opposite Danny Glover and Charles S. Dutton. She then reunited with Dutton in the telefilm "Racing for Time," which he also directed.

Ms. DaCosta was most recently seen on-screen in Oren Moverman's acclaimed "The Messenger," with Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster.

Her television work includes a notable story arc in the final season of "Ugly Betty," portraying the duplicitous daughter of Vanessa Williams' character; and a recurring role on the daytime drama "All My Children." Television viewers might also remember DaCosta as the first runner-up on "America's Next Top Model," from the reality show's third cycle.

She recently made her professional stage debut as part of The Signature Theater Company's tribute to the historic Negro Ensemble Company, in their revival production of Leslie Lee's "The First Breeze of Summer," co-starring with Leslie Uggams and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson (who also starred with her in "Honeydripper"). For her performance, Ms. DaCosta was honored with a Vivian Robinson/AUDELCO Recognition Award for Excellence in Black Theater.




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Age: 34 years old
Birthday: November 15, 1982
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: CamaraYaya DaCosta Johnson
Birthplace: Harlem, NY


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