Sonequa Martin-Green is a versatile actress who continues to evolve her impressive body of work with ground-breaking, complex roles and memorable performances across television, film and the stage.
Currently, Sonequa stars as commander “Michael Burnham,” in the hit series, Star Trek: Discovery. In addition to receiving rave reviews for her role, the actress is making entertainment history as the first black female lead in the series. Recently picked up for a second season, the show takes place ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise. The USS Discovery uncovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer and her crew learn to understand all things alien.
Sonequa is widely known for her turn on AMC's critically acclaimed, award-winning series, The Walking Dead, where she captivated audiences in the role of the fierce and loyal "Sasha Williams,” across five seasons.
Additionally, Sonequa has taken many guest and reoccurring roles in fan favorite television series. Most recently she played prankster “Rhonda” on FOX’s New Girl, anti-magic “Tamara” on ABC’s Once Upon A Time and aspiring paralegal “Courtney Wells” on CBS’s Emmy and Golden Globe winning drama, The Good Wife. She has also been featured in the CBS cop drama, NYC 22, Lifetime’s Army Wives and the CW’s Gossip Girl.
On the big screen, Sonequa received rave reviews for her starring role in Emily Abt's Sundance hit Toe To Toe in which she played “Tosha Spinner,” a highly driven inner-city high school teenager. She was also featured in Victoria Mahoney's film Yelling to the Sky alongside Gabourey Sidibe and Zoe Kravitz.
On stage, Sonequa is best known for her critically acclaimed performances in Des McAnuff’s Fetch Clay Make Man, where she starred as Muhammad Ali's first wife, “Sonji Clay.” She also starred in Off-Broadway’s Outside People at New York City’s Vineyard Theatre.
Sonequa currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.
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