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Greta Adah Onieogou (born March 14, 1991) is a Russian actress, known for her roles in Fever Pitch (2005), Miss Sloane (2016) and Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters (2015). She portrays Layla Keating in a starring role on All American.


Onieogou was born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union in southern Saint Petersburg, Russia to Nigerian-Russian parents. When Onieogou was five, she moved with her parents to Toronto, Canada. She used to be a rhythmic gymnast and worked with Alexandra Orlando for a couple months during her training[1]. In 2019, Onieogou started her own YouTube channel. [2]

Onieogou’s interest in acting began at an early age and was cultivated further when she was accepted into the prestigious Claude Watson Arts School at age nine. Throughout her nearly 10 years in the arts intensive program, Onieogou participated in a number of stage productions including “Romeo & Juliet,” Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” and an original stage adaptation of “Annie Hall.”

Onieogou’s first major film role came at the age of 12 in “Fever Pitch.” She has guest starred in television’s “Frankie Drake” and “Ransom.” She has appeared in the critically acclaimed film “Miss Sloane” directed by John Madden and starred in the film “Undercover Grandpa” alongside James Caan. Subsequent credits in film and television include five seasons with “Heartland,” Shaftesbury Films’ “Overruled,” David Bezmozgis’ “Victoria Day” and “Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters.”


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Fever Pitch Tammy
2009 Victoria Day Sara
2016 Miss Sloane Greta (CKW Junior)
2017 Undercover Grandpa Angie Wagner
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Degrassi: The Next Generation Sirina Episode: "Working for the Weekend"
2009 Overruled! Vanessa Episode: "Worlds Collide"
2007–2015 Heartland Soraya Duval Recurring role; 50 episodes
2015 Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters Aly Recurring role; 6 episodes
2017 Schitt's Creek Town Council Speaker Episode: "Opening Night"
2017 Ransom Keri Madsen Episode: "Regeneration"
2017 Murdoch Mysteries Themis Episode: "Hades Hath No Fury"
2017 Frankie Drake Mysteries Elsie Thompson Episode: "Healing Hands"
2018 Workin' Moms Young Woman #2 Episode: "If Women Had to Give Birth"
2018 Imposters Front Desk Clerk Episode: "The World Needs Heroes. Over."
2018 Anne with an E Ruth Episode: "The Painful Eagerness of Unfed Hope"
2018–present All American Layla Keating Main role