Nia Peeples is an American actress and singer. She started her show business career in the 1980s as part of the group The Young Americans. In 1988, she released her first studio album Nothin’ But Trouble. She also started an acting career, appearing in the movies Fame and North Shore. Her first starring role on television was as Nicole Chapman in Fame. In the 1990s, she mostly starred in some TV movies like XXX’s and OOO’s (An American Girl), Mr. Stitch, and Tower of Terror. From 1999 to 2001, she became known for her role as Sydney Cooke in Walker, Texas Ranger. She later starred as Karen Taylor in the soap opera The Young and the Restless. In the 2010s, she became known for her role as Pam Fields in Pretty Little Liars.