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Kyla Alissa Pratt (born September 16, 1986 in Los Angeles, California) is an African American actress and singer. Once considered one of Hollywood's best upcoming young actresses, she seems to have run into the glass ceiling that plagues many black actresses, and has been reduced to Direct to DVD/Streaming projects. It remains to be seen if she can overcome it.

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  • Dawson Casting: Due to her youthful looks she's often cast a a teenager, and will most likely play teen roles for a while.
  • Doting Parent: Kyla loves her two daughters very much, even lovingly calls them her babies.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She began her career portraying tomboys, but as she's gotten older her characters have become this.
  • Sassy Black Woman: For most of her career she was a Sassy Black Kid.
  • Star-Making Role: Her role as Breana on One on One made her popular with horny teenage boys, and her role as Penny Proud made her into a child star.
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  • Token Minority: Unfortunately she is often delegated to this role, despite being immensely talented.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: She’s played those roles early in her career, and she’s played basketball as well.

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