|Born||March 21, 1985|
Russellville, Alabama, USA
|Sonequa Martin-Green Gallery|
Sonequa Martin-Green was born and raised in Russellville, Alabama. She has one full sister and three older half-sisters. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2007 with a degree in theatre and moved to New York in the same year. After meeting her husband in New Jersey, they settled into California five years later. During this time, she auditioned for the role of Sasha in the third season, her second adult role after a minor part on The Good Wife in 2011 as Courtney Wells.
Sonequa has appeared in some films such as:
- Not Quite Right as Coco Delight
- I-Can-D as VJ
- Blind Thoughts as Jenna Lopez
- Toe to Toe as Tosha
- Rivers Wash Over Me as Shawna King
- Da Brick as Rachel
- Yelling to the Sky as Jojo Parker
- Shockwave Darkside as Private Lang
Sonequa has appeared in some TV Series such as:
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Kiana Richmond
- Army Wives as Kanessa Jones
- The Good Wife as Courtney Wells
- Gossip Girl as Joanna
- NYC 22 as Michelle Terry
- Once Upon a Time as Tamara
- In an interview with AfterBuzz TV, Martin-Green revealed she originally auditioned for a different role of a prominent female character in the casting process of the third season.
- Martin-Green covered her pregnancy in the fifth season with thick layers, a large gun and a large jacket.