Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo  English Actress


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Sophie Okonedo is a 48 year old English Actress. Born on 11th August, 1968 in London, England, UK, she is famous for Hotel Rwanda in a career that spans 1991 – present and 1991–present. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Sophie Okonedo has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Don Cheadle in Hotel Rwanda (2004) and Jonathan LaPaglia in The Slap (2011).

Sophie Okonedo is a member of the following lists: Jewish English actresses, English people of Russian-Jewish descent and Black British actresses.


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First Name Sophie
Last Name Okonedo
Full Name at Birth Sophie Okonedo
Alternative Name Sophie Okonedo OBE
Age 48 years
Birthday 11th August, 1968
Birthplace London, England, UK
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight 126lbs (57 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality English
University BA, Cambridge University, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Text Actress, singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Hotel Rwanda
Year(s) Active 1991 – present, 1991–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Hamilton Hodell (London), United Talent Agency (LA)
Bust (inches) 34
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 28
Hips (inches) 32
Clothes Size 7
Shoe Size 10
Official Websites,
Father Henry Okonedo (deceased)
Mother Joan Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo OBE (born 11 August 1968) is a British actress. She received an OBE in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours. Okonedo began her film career in 1991 in the British coming-of-age drama Young Soul Rebels before appearing in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and Stephen Frears' Dirty Pretty Things (2002). She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tatiana Rusesabagina in the 2004 film Hotel Rwanda. She received a Golden Globe nomination for the miniseries Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006) and BAFTA TV Award nominations for the drama series Criminal Justice (2009) and the TV film Mrs. Mandela (2010). Her other film roles include Æon Flux (2005), Skin (2008), and The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

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Undercover2016Maya CobbinaTV Show
War Book2014PhilippaMovie
Untitled Wall Street Project2014BryceMovie
After Earth2013Faia RaigeMovie
Mayday2013Fiona HillTV Show
The Escape Artist2013Maggie GardnerTV Show
Sinbad2012RaziaTV Show
The Hollow Crown2012Queen MargaretTV Show
The Slap2011AishaTV Show
Extraordinary Women: Agatha Christie2011NarratorMovie
Mrs Mandela2010Winnie MandelaTV Movie
Father & Son2009Connie TurnerTV Show
Skin2008Sandra LaingMovie
The Secret Life of Bees2008May BoatwrightMovie
Criminal Justice2008Jack WoolfTV Show
Martian Child2007SophieMovie
Celebration2007SoniaTV Movie
Oliver Twist2007NancyTV Show
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker2006Mrs. JonesMovie
Scenes of a Sexual Nature2006AnnaMovie
The True Voice of Rape2006TV Movie
Tsunami: The Aftermath2006Susie CarterTV Movie
Æon Flux2005SithandraMovie
Born with Two Mothers2005Lucretia BridgesTV Movie
Doctor Who2005Liz TenTV Show
Blitz: London's Firestorm2005NarratorTV Show
Hotel Rwanda2004Tatiana RusesabaginaMovie
Whose Baby?2004Karen JenkinsTV Movie
Alibi2003Marcey BurgessTV Movie
Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka2003Alison CheneyTV Show
Cross My Heart2003MarseeMovie
VBirds; Perfect2003Movie
Dirty Pretty Things2002JulietteMovie
MI-52002Amanda RokeTV Show
Dead Casual2002DonnaTV Movie
Sweet Revenge2001EllenTV Movie
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries2001Eve BowenTV Show
Table 122001KarenTV Show
Once Seen2001Movie
Never Never2000Jo WellerTV Movie
Clocking Off2000Jenny WoodTV Show
In Defence2000Bernie KramerTV Show
Mad Cows1999RosyMovie
This Year's Love1999DeniseMovie
The Jackal1997Jamaican GirlMovie
Staying Alive1996Kelley BoothTV Show
Deep Secrets1996HoneyTV Movie
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls1995The Wachati PrincessMovie
Go Now1995PaulaMovie
The Governor1995Moira LevittTV Show
The Accidental Conspiracy1995Movie
Age of Treason1993NiobeTV Movie
Young Soul Rebels1991TracyMovie
Murder Most Horrid1991RachelTV Show
Miss Queencake1991Movie
Spatz1990KimTV Show
Casualty1986Gina RussellTV Show
Screen Two1985MelanieTV Show
The Bill1984Adele PercyTV Show
VBirdsBlingTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (5)

jacquelinefranklinAug 30, 2010

HI Sophie how are you today do you now I love you in the move the life of bees your kareder is one of my faerdes.

PatriciaJun 7, 2009

IF Okonedo related to Angela Bassett?

jeffreyJan 23, 2009

hey dear you tickle my fancy

lizmarieNov 15, 2008

i actually saw your movie today and i actually loved it i thought you were really dead how can you stay in hot water that long with a heavy ass rock on you.

valerieOct 26, 2008

Doesn`t she look like Angela Bassett?

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