Sonja Sohn

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Birthday
9, 1964
Birthplace
Virginia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Virginia

About

Notable for her roles in the television shows The Originals, Burn Notice, Body of Proof, and The Wire, she is also known for her work in the films The Killing Zone (2003) and Step Up 2: The Streets (2008).

Before Fame

Before beginning her screen acting career, she performed spoken-word poetry. This talent led directly to her early starring role in the 1998 independent film, Slam, for which she won Sundance Film Festival, Gotham, and Independent Spirit Awards.

Trivia

Apart from her acting career, she established and headed reWIRED, a Baltimore, Maryland-based charity for at-risk youth.

Family Life

Born Sonja Williams to an African-American father and a Korean mother, she grew up in Newport News, Virginia. She later gave birth to two daughters.

Associated With

In 2007, she appeared with Kathryn Morris in several episodes of the crime series Cold Case.