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Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo OBE 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 and Stephen Frears' Dirty Pretty Things. 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 and BAFTA TV Award nominations for the drama series Criminal Justice and the TV film Mrs. Mandela. Her other film roles include Æon Flux, Skin and The Secret Life of Bees. On stage, she st ... more on Wikipedia

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