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Sophie Okonedo

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Birthday
11, 1968
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
England

About

English movie actress who became known for her roles in Hotel Rwanda and The Secret Lives of Bees. Her performance in Tsunami: The Aftermath brought her a Golden Globe nomination, and her role in A Raisin in the Sun earned her a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Play.

Before Fame

She trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art before earning small BBC television roles.

Trivia

She was nominated for an Academy Award for her supporting role in Hotel Rwanda.

Family Life

She had one daughter, Aoife, with her former partner Eoin Martin.

Associated With

She played May Boatwright opposite Queen Latifah in the 2008 film, The Secret Life of Bees.

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