Aya Sumika

  • Birth Name: Aya Sumika Koenig
  • Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Started dancing at a young age and studied ballet at the Juilliard School.
  • Worked as a cocktail waitress in Manhattan.
  • Only female regular in ensemble cast of cop drama Hawaii.
  • Performed in the 2003 stage production of Pieces.
  • Film debut was in the 2004 horror movie Bloodline.
  • Produced and choreographed the short experimental film Love Runs Red.
  • On her mixed heritage (her mother is Japanese, her dad is Caucasian) she told the Honolulu Advertiser in 2004: "Growing up, everyone is always asking you, 'Where are you from? Where did you get those eyes? What planet are you from?' I was conscious of it every day."


  • Trevor John — Husband


  • The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States (BFA, 2002)