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Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

Claim to fame

London-born actress Sophie Okonedo makes her Broadway debut in A Raisin in the Sun Okonedo received an Academy Award nomination for Hotel Rwanda and a Golden Globe nomination for Tsunami: The Aftermath. Other film credits include Criminal Justice, Mrs. Mandela, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Dirty Pretty Things, Skin and The Secret Life of Bees.


Opening Night! Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun on Bringing the Powerful Drama Home

Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose and the all-star cast of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun celebrate opening night of the new revival on April 3, 2014.