Sophie Okonedo (born 11 August 1968) is an English film, theatre and television actress. She began her film career in the British drama Young Soul Rebels (1991) before appearing in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and Stephen Frears's Dirty Pretty Things (2002).
Biography. It couldn’t have been easy for the exotic Sophie Okonedo to get lost amongst her fellow British actresses. Still, the half-Nigerian dropout had an obscure decade between her scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and her triumphant performance in a 1999 production of Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida.Sophie was quickly cast as a psycho bigamist on the hit 2000.