- Date of Birth:
- March 21, 1985
Sonequa Martin-Green (born Sonequa Martin in Russellville, Alabama on March 21, 1985) is an American actress and producer. Sonequa graduated from the University of Alabama in 2007 with a degree in theater. After school she moved to New York where she and her husband, Kenric Green, lived for five years before relocating to California. Although Sonequa is primarily known for her television roles, she actually made her debut in film with various roles beginning in 2005. It wasn’t until 2008 when she made her television debut appearing on NBC’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Kiana Richmond. She then gained her first recurring role on Army Wives as Kanessa Jones the following year. Her first recurring role playing an adult character was as Courtney Wells on The Good Wife, which she landed in 2009. She appeared on the show for two years before making two more appearances in Gossip Girl and NYC 22 in 2011. In 2012, Sonequa was cast in a recurring role on The Walking Dead as Sasha.
Best Known For:
Sonequa Martin-Green is best known for her television role as Sasha Williams in the AMC drama series The Walking Dead. She is also well known for playing Tamara in the television series Once Upon a Time.
Sonequa Martin-Green married Kenric Green in 2010. They met while acting in a play together in Princeton, New Jersey. Sonequa gave birth to a boy named Kenric Justin Green II after his father on January 10, 2015, in Los Angeles. She was pregnant during filming of the fifth season of The Walking Dead, but she covered up using thick layers and using larger guns. Sonequa also has one full sister and three older half-sisters.