Kim Sykes is a member of The Actors Center workshop company, the Women’s Artist Workshop (WAW), and Plays In Progress (PIP). In 2017, she guest starred on Showtime’s Homeland as Detective Sluser and a recurring role on BULL in Seasons 1 and 3 for CBS as Judge Diana Foley. In 2016, she was GiGi on The Affair for Showtime and Judge Banks for Bryan Cranston’s Sneaky Pete for Amazon Studios. Kim was the voice-over for Chris Rock’s wife on an episode of Louis CK’s Louie for FX. Film credits include the roles in the features, Pariah, The Crow, and also the Independent films, Marcy and Coming Up Roses starring Bernadette Peters. Her numerous television appearances include Person of Interest, The Unusuals, Law and Order; Law and Order: Criminal Intent; The West Wing, and others.
On stage, she was last seen as Billy Fink in Jeff Keilholtz’s Bad Fiction at The Actors Company Theater’s New TACTics New Play Festival and as the spunky park ranger in the play Melissa’s Choice at the Lion.
As a writer, she has published several short stories for Akashic Books, one of which was selected for the Best African American Fiction of 2010. Her full length play, In A Roundabout Way, was part of Guild Hall’s JDTLab Staged Reading in East Hampton and the WAW lab at Dorset Theater Festival.
Kim Sykes is represented by Leading Artists Inc. and is a member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity.