Bio


Originally from Berkeley, CA, Onika Day grew up performing with the Bay Area Youth Theater as well as playing Basketball and Water Polo. She has worked in the Front Office of the Golden State Warriors as well as a Personal Chef for Sam Cassell and Nick Van Exel. In front of the camera, Onika has had recurring and co-starring roles on Law & Order SVU, For Life, City On A Hill, Wu Tang: An American Saga, Billions, New Amsterdam, Blue Bloods, The Affair, The Path, Law & Order, Dexter, Damages, Chappelle's Show, The Jamie Foxx Show to name a few and was handpicked by Director David LaChapelle for Amy Winehouse's video "Tears Dry On Their Own" and by the late Tupac Shakur for what his be his last music video "2 Live and Die In LA". She also plays a pivotal role in "The Dinner" starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Rebecca Hall and Steve Coogan (Written and Directed by Oren Moverman). Behind the scenes, as a Producer, Director and Creator, Onika has secured herself as valuable asset within the NY, Los Angeles and Atlanta Film, Television and Theater Community (most notably her buddies at the Labyrinth Theater Co) having worked with countless Top Names in the industry. She Co-Wrote, Co-Directed and starred in her first short film Monika’s Day and is now editing her second short film she Directed written by starring Jaime Zevallos.