August 11, 1968
55 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
34-25-34 in | 86.5-63.5-86.5 cm
60 kg | 132 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Sophie Okonedo was born in London, England, on August 11, 1968, is a British actress.
Young Sophie Okonedo first started performing in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in coming of age thriller film Young Soul Rebels (1991) in role as Tracy, at the age of 23.
She got her television debut in ITV drama series The Governor (1995) in role as Moira Levitt.
Sophie's breakthrough performance came as Tatiana Rusesabagina in docudrama film Hotel Rwanda (2004).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "A Raisin in the Sun" (2014) in role as Ruth, at Ethel Barrymore Theater, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
How tall is Sophie Okonedo and what is her weight? Sophie Okonedo's height is 5' 8" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 173 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 132 іn pоunds or 60 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Sophie Okonedo is 55 years old.
Sophie Okonedo net worth is around 5 million dollars.
Sophie Okonedo body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-25-34 in inches or 86.5-63.5-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34B with cup size B.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role also won the Black Reel Award for Best Actress Drama for her role as Tatiana Rusesabagina in docudrama film Hotel Rwanda (2004).
She was nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Juliette in social thriller movie Dirty Pretty Things (2002).
She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as May Boatwright in drama film The Secret Life of Bees (2008).
She was nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress and the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress her role as Sandra Laing in biographical drama film Skin (2008).
She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Leading Actress for her role as Winnie Mandela in drama movie Mrs. Mandela (2010).
She was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for her role as The Wachati Princess in detective comedy film Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995).
Go Now (1995) drama as Paula
Æon Flux (2005) science fiction action as Sithandra
After Earth (2013) post-apocalyptic action as Faia Raige
Wild Rose (2018) musical drama as Susannah
She voiced Kanga in live-action animated fantasy comedy drama film Christopher Robin (2018).
Hellboy (2019) superhero as Lady Hatton
Death on the Nile (2022) mystery as Salome Otterbourne
Raymond & Ray (2022) comedy drama as Kiera
Heart of Stone (2023) spy action thriller as Nomad
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie and won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie / Mini-Series for her role as Susie Carter in HBO disaster drama television miniseries Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006).
She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Jackie Wolf in BBC One drama series Criminal Justice (2009).
She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Julia Bryce in Netflix police procedural anthology series Criminal: UK (2020).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Charlotte Wells in Netflix psychological thriller series Ratched (2020).
Staying Alive (1996) ITV medical drama series as Kelly Booth
She voiced Alison Cheney in animated series Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (2003).
Oliver Twist (2007) BBC One drama series as Nancy
Mayday (2013) BBC One drama thriller series as Fiona
The Escape Artist (2013) BBC One drama thriller series as Margaret 'Maggie' Gardner
Undercover (2016) BBC drama series as Maya Cobbina
The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016) BBC Two historical series as Margaret, Queen Consort of England
Wanderlust (2018) BBC One and Netflix drama miniseries as Angela Bowden
Flack (2019-2020) British dramedy series as Caroline
Chimerica (2019) Channel 4 drama series as Tessa Kendrick
She voiced Xaphania in BBC One and HBO fantasy drama television series His Dark Materials (2020).
Britannia (2021) Sky and Amazon Prime Video historical fantasy drama show as Hemple
Slow Horses (2022) Apple TV+ spy thriller series as Ingrid Tearney
Graduated from University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.
Attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Has Nigerian and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Elizabeth Proctor in a play "The Crucible" (2016) at Walter Kerr Theater.
She won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress and the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Best Shakespearean Performance for her role as Cleopatra in a play "Antony and Cleopatra" (2018) at Royal National Theatre.
She was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2010 and the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2019.
Lives in Muswell Hill, London, England.
She dated Irish film editor Eoin Martin (1995-1999) they have one daughter, Aoife Okonedo Martin.