Hailing from pre-gentrified Harlem, Maryam Myika Day is a true renaissance woman in the making. The niece of urban culture trendsetter Dapper Dan, learning at an early age setting the bar and standing out from the crowd is what she and her family know best.
AUTHOR, of the Commercial Actor’s BLACK BOOK and the secondary book project, GRACE: My Testimony. A guide to survival, loss, and fortitude: how I grew through the year my child was born and my husband died. SCREENWRITER, whose credits include the much awaited Tammi Terrell biopic currently in production, helmed by Bob Teitel and Kat Graham; additional screenwriting credits include VEGAS JADE, for John Sacchi’s 5 More Minutes Productions, 7000 Miles — 2018 Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab 2nd round selection, and ON THE LINE — the story of the first African American Radio City Music Hall Rockette produced by Mar Vista Entertainment. ACTOR currently starring in SMARTASS available on iTunes, starring, Joey King and Yvette Nicole Brown.
Maryam Myika Day was recently cast in a supporting role for the feature film, “SMARTASS” starring Joey King and penning the untold story of Tammi Terrell in the upcoming biopic starring Kat Graham. Maryam is also credited in a leading role for in the pilot entitled MYS*EDU*CA*TION, co-starring in the feature film Palm Swings alongside Jason Lewis, of the Sex and the City franchise, National Network and Cable commercial for Burger King, National VO spot for Carl’s Jr, radio spots for McDonald’s, Honda and Western Union. Additionally, she has appeared on NBC’s Law & Order, FX’s Rescue Me, and Sony Pictures’ Fort Pit. She has also written for the stage, creating a two-person play entitled, Love Me RICHIE! with its world premiere at the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival that same year her short film “Waiting for SuperMEN?!” premiered at the prestigious Palm Springs International Shorts Film Festival. Maryam also produced the award-winning television series “Real Moms, Real Stories, Real Savvy” for PBS, earning her 3 Telly Awards. Her on-stage credits include the 2001 Tony Award Winning Broadway Revival of “42nd Street”, New York’s Off Broadway stage performances for the Negro Ensemble’s World Premiere of, “Offspring” and the New Federal Theatre’s premiere of “Satchel: A Requiem for Racism”.