Sophie Okonedo


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Sophie Okonedo is a British actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tatiana Rusesabagina in Hotel Rwanda (2004). Okonedo was born within London in 1968. Her parents were Henry Okonedo (1939-2009) and Joan Allman. Her father was British Nigerian, and was employed as a government worker. Her mother... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Hotel Rwanda Tatiana Rusesabagina
(2004)
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls The Wachati Princess
(1995)
Æon Flux Sithandra
(2005)
After Earth Faia Raige
(2013)

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 2021 The Wheel of Time (TV Series) (filming)
Siuan Sanche
- Leavetaking (2021) ... Siuan Sanche
  Death on the Nile (completed)
Salome Otterbourne
 2020 His Dark Materials (TV Series)
Xaphania
- The Scholar (2020) ... Xaphania (voice)
- Tower of the Angels (2020) ... Xaphania (voice)
- The City of Magpies (2020) ... Xaphania (voice)
 2020 Ratched (TV Series)
Charlotte Wells
- The Bucket List (2020) ... Charlotte Wells
- Mildred and Edmund (2020) ... Charlotte Wells
- The Dance (2020) ... Charlotte Wells
 2020 Criminal: UK (TV Series)
Julia Bryce
- Julia (2020) ... Julia Bryce
 2019-2020 Flack (TV Series)
Caroline
- Danny & Deepak (2020) ... Caroline
- Alexa (2020) ... Caroline
- Duncan (2020) ... Caroline
- Clara (2020) ... Caroline
- Brand Barron (2020) ... Caroline
 2020 Dreams (Video Game)
Dream Queen (voice)
 2019 Chimerica (TV Series)
Tessa Kendrick
- Neither East nor West (2019) ... Tessa Kendrick
- The Brace Position (2019) ... Tessa Kendrick
- Gray Areas (2019) ... Tessa Kendrick
- Kodak Ergo Sum (2019) ... Tessa Kendrick
 2019 Hellboy
Lady Hatton
 2018 Wanderlust (TV Series)
Angela Bowden
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Angela Bowden
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Angela Bowden
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Angela Bowden
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Angela Bowden
 2018 Wild Rose
Susannah
 2018 Christopher Robin
Kanga (voice)
 2016 Henry VI: Part II - Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Margaret (uncredited)
 2016 The Hollow Crown: Making of The Hollow Crown (Video short)
Margaret
 2016 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Margaret
- Richard III (2016) ... Margaret
- Henry VI Part 2 (2016) ... Margaret
- Henry VI Part 1 (2016) ... Margaret
 2016 Undercover (TV Mini-Series)
Maya Cobbina
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Maya Cobbina
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Maya Cobbina
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Maya Cobbina
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Maya Cobbina
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Maya Cobbina
 2015 The Slap (TV Series)
Aisha
- Ritchie (2015) ... Aisha
- Rosie (2015) ... Aisha
- Aisha (2015) ... Aisha
- Connie (2015) ... Aisha
- Manolis (2015) ... Aisha
 2014 Wall Street (TV Movie)
Bryce
 2014 War Book
Philippa
 2013 The Escape Artist (TV Mini-Series)
Maggie Gardner
- Part 3 (2013) ... Maggie Gardner
- Part 2 (2013) ... Maggie Gardner
- Part 1 (2013) ... Maggie Gardner
 2013 After Earth
Faia Raige
 2013 Mayday (TV Mini-Series)
Fiona Hill
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Fiona Hill
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Fiona Hill
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Fiona Hill
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Fiona Hill
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Fiona Hill
 2012 Sinbad (TV Series)
Razia
- Queen of the Water-Thieves (2012) ... Razia
 2011 The Slap (TV Mini-Series)
Aisha
- Richie (2011) ... Aisha
- Aisha (2011) ... Aisha
- Manolis (2011) ... Aisha
- Rosie (2011) ... Aisha
- Connie (2011) ... Aisha
 2011 Extraordinary Women (TV Series)
Narrator
- Hedy Lamarr (2011) ... Narrator
- Madame Chiang Kai-Shek (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Liz Ten
- The Pandorica Opens (2010) ... Liz Ten
- The Beast Below (2010) ... Liz Ten
 2010 Mrs Mandela (TV Movie)
Winnie Mandela
 2009 Criminal Justice (TV Series)
Jack Woolf
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Jack Woolf
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... Jack Woolf
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Jack Woolf
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Jack Woolf
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Jack Woolf
 2009 Father & Son (TV Mini-Series)
Connie Turner
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Connie Turner
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Connie Turner
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Connie Turner
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Connie Turner
 2008/I Skin
Sandra Laing
 2008 The Secret Life of Bees
May Boatwright
 2007 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Nancy
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Nancy
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Nancy
 2007 Martian Child
Sophie
 2007 Celebration (TV Short)
Sonia
 2006 Tsunami: The Aftermath (TV Mini-Series)
Susie Carter
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Susie Carter
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Susie Carter
 2006 Stormbreaker
Mrs. Jones
 2006 The True Voice of Rape (TV Movie)
 2005 Æon Flux
Sithandra
 2005 Blitz: London's Firestorm (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2005 Born with Two Mothers (TV Movie)
Lucretia Bridges
 2004 Whose Baby? (TV Movie)
Karen Jenkins
 2004 Hotel Rwanda
Tatiana Rusesabagina
 2003 Cross My Heart
Marsee
 2003 VBirds; Perfect (TV Mini-Series)
 2003 Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (TV Mini-Series)
Alison Cheney
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Alison Cheney (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Alison Cheney (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Alison Cheney (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Alison Cheney (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Alison Cheney (voice)
 2003 Alibi (TV Movie)
Marcey Burgess
 2003 MI-5 (TV Series)
Amanda Roke
- Blood & Money (2003) ... Amanda Roke (uncredited)
 2003 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Eve Bowen
- In the Presence of the Enemy (2003) ... Eve Bowen
 2002 VBirds (TV Series)
Bling
 2002 Dirty Pretty Things
Juliette
 2002 Dead Casual (TV Short)
Donna
 2002 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Jenny Wood
- Jenny's Story (2002) ... Jenny Wood
- Julie's Story (2002) ... Jenny Wood
- Mark's Story (2002) ... Jenny Wood
- Tasha's Story (2002) ... Jenny Wood
- Franny's Story (2002) ... Jenny Wood
 2001 Once Seen (Short)
 2001 Sweet Revenge (TV Series)
Ellen
 2001 Table 12 (TV Series)
Karen
- Opera Lovers (2001) ... Karen
 2000 Never Never (TV Movie)
Jo Weller
 2000 Peaches
Pippa
 2000 In Defence (TV Series)
Bernie Kramer
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Bernie Kramer
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Bernie Kramer
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Bernie Kramer
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Bernie Kramer
 1999 Mad Cows
Rosy
 1999 This Year's Love
Denise
 1997 The Jackal
Jamaican Girl
 1996-1997 Staying Alive (TV Series)
Kelly Booth
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Kelly Booth
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... Kelly Booth
- Episode #2.4 (1997) ... Kelly Booth
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... Kelly Booth
- Episode #2.2 (1997) ... Kelly Booth
 1996 Deep Secrets (TV Movie)
Honey
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Rachel
- Dead on Time (1996) ... Rachel
 1995 The Accidental Conspiracy (Short)
Baked Bean Woman
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
The Wachati Princess
 1995 Go Now (TV Movie)
Paula
 1995 The Governor (TV Series)
Moira Levitt
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Moira Levitt
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Moira Levitt
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Moira Levitt
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Moira Levitt
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Moira Levitt
 1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Adele Percy
- Darkness Before Dawn (1994) ... Adele Percy
 1993 Age of Treason (TV Movie)
Niobe
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Melanie
- Maria's Child (1992) ... Melanie
 1991 Miss Queencake (Short)
 1991 Casualty (TV Series)
Gina Russell
- Judgement Day (1991) ... Gina Russell
 1991 Young Soul Rebels
Tracy
 1991 Spatz (TV Series)
Kim
- Talent Contest (1991) ... Kim
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Della") in "I Just Stopped by to See the Man" by Stephen Jeffreys. Royal Court Theatre, London, UK. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I do things that aren't very good, I'm worse as an actor. I don't know what I pick up - but it's something not very nice. See more »

Trivia:

Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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