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Sophie Okonedo, OBE (born 1968) is a British actress and singer, who has starred in both successful British and American productions. In 1991, she made her acting debut in the British critically acclaimed coming-of-age drama, Young Soul Rebels. In 2004, she gained critical acclaim for her role as Tatiana Rusesabagina, the wife of Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina in the genocide drama film Hotel Rwanda (2004). Her role earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

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Sophie Okonedo, OBE (born 1968) is a British actress and singer, who has starred in both successful British and American productions. In 1991, she made her acting debut in the British critically acclaimed coming-of-age drama, Young Soul Rebels. In 2004, she gained critical acclaim for her role as Tatiana Rusesabagina, the wife of Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina in the genocide drama film Hotel Rwanda (2004). Her role earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Sophie Okonedo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1969-01-01

Place of Birth London, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Thailand: Earth's Tropical Paradise as Herself - Narrator
2016 The Good Terrorist as Narrator (voice)
2016 Undercover(6 episodes) as Maya Cobbina
2014 War Book as Philippa
2013 After Earth as Faia Raige
2013 Mayday(5 episodes) as Fiona Hill
2012 The Hollow Crown(3 episodes) as Margaret of Anjou
2011 The Slap(8 episodes) as Aisha
2011 The Slap
2010 Mrs Mandela as Winnie Mandela
2009 Criminal Justice II
2009 Skin as Sandra Laing
2009 Father & Son(4 episodes)
2009 Father & Son as Connie Turner
2008 The Secret Life of Bees as May Boatwright
2008 Criminal Justice(5 episodes) as Jackie Woolf
2008 Saving Africa's Witch Children as Narrator
2007 Oliver Twist as Nancy
2007 Oliver Twist(6 episodes) as Nancy
2007 Martian Child as Sophie
2007 Celebration as Sonia
2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath as Susie Carter
2006 Scenes of a Sexual Nature as Anna
2006 Stormbreaker as Mrs. Jones
2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath(0 episodes)
2005 Æon Flux as Sithandra
2005 Doctor Who(2 episodes) as Liz 10
2004 Hotel Rwanda as Tatiana Rusesabagina
2003 Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka(6 episodes) as Alison Cheney (voice)
2003 Alibi as Marcey Burgess
2002 Dirty Pretty Things as Juliette
2002 Spooks(1 episode)
2002 Dead Casual as Donna
2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries(1 episode)
2000 Never Never as Jo Weller
2000 Clocking Off(5 episodes)
1997 The Jackal as Jamaican Girl
1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls as The Wachati Princess
1995 Go Now as Paula
1995 The Governor(12 episodes)
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1991 Murder Most Horrid(1 episode)
1991 Young Soul Rebels as Tracy
1986 Casualty(1 episode) as Gina Russell
1984 The Bill(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

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