The buzz about the actress Sophie Okonedo

Who is Sophie Okonedo? This actress was born in London on January 1, 1969 was Hollywood assault. Many of us can remember her as the wife of hotelier Paul Rusesabagina in the critically acclaimed film “Hotel Rwanda.” She played Tatiana Rusesabagina who tried to make sense of the slaughter in Rwanda. Sophie Okonedo starred with Don Cheadle and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Sophie Okonedo was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress Tsunami: The Aftermath. She also starred in Nancy the first black BBC re-make of Oliver Twist. His film credits include: Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Dirty Pretty Things, Aeon Flux, Martian Child and Oliver Twist to name a few.

Sophie Okonedo is considered one of the best actresses around today. Hollywood is buzzing about his recent role in “The Secret Life of Bees” and her upcoming role in the movie “Skin”.

The Secret Life of Bees is based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd and the skin is based on the true story of a black girl born to white Afrikaner parents both in South Africa during apartheid.

“The Secret Life of Bees” will be published on October 17, 2008. Sophie Okonedo starred alongside actresses Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Tristan Wilds and Dakota Fanning.

On a personal note Sophie Okonedo has a daughter, Aoife. This is his previous relationship with Irish editor Eoin Martin. She and her daughter live in Muswell Hill, London.

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