Date of Birth:
1 January 1969
Sophie Okonedo played in 10 movies in the Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Music, History, War, Sci-Fi, Family genres.
Sophie Okonedo got succeed with average imdb rating 6.5.
Trained at RADA
She is of half Nigerian/half European-Jewish heritage, but is a born and raised Brit.
Has a daughter, Aoife, from a relationship with Irish film editor Eoin Martin. She is no longer with him.
Invited to join AMPAS in 2005.
She is a graduate of Cambridge University.
In 2005, Okenedo became the first black actress since Angela Bassett in 1994 to receive an NAACP Image Award nomination for the same role in which she was nominated for an Oscar. Previous Oscar nominees Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Halle Berry and Queen Latifah were not nominated by the NAACP for the same roles.
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