Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

British actress
Sophie Okonedo CBE is an English actress and narrator. Okonedo was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2010 and Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2019, both for services to drama.Wikipedia
BornAugust 11, 1968
HometownLondon, England
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseJamie Chalmers
ChildrenAoife Martin
ParentsHenry Okonedo , Joan Okonedo


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Okonedo’s Medea Rekindles Eternal Questions by Ben Luca Atassi Quinton, Tiffin School

  • Dominic Cooke’s adaptation of Euripides’ Medea - starring Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniels - revitalises an age-old story with its meditative tone and subtle symbolism; but its preference for a contemplative, rather than fevered, pace fails to keep the audience at the edge of their seats for the play’s entirety. Director Dominic Cooke has succeeded in exposing the play’s timeless nature: the themes of gender, parenting and nationality and colonisation speak to a modern audience as much as they wou


Antony & Cleopatra - NT Live 2018 - Trailer

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare's famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.MyMovies, trailer, 2018, Event Cinema, Simon Godwin, Ralph Fiennes, Sophie Okonedo
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2021British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActressCriminal: UKNominated
2010British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLeading ActressCriminal: UKNominated
2010British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActressCriminal JusticeNominated
2007Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeThe AftermathNominated
2005Academy AwardActress in a Supporting RoleHotel RwandaNominated