Place of Birth: Brent, Middlesex, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: c. July-September, 1968
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Sophie Okonedo is a British actress. Her father, Henry E. B. Okonedo, was Nigerian. Her mother, Joan E. (Allman), is Jewish (from a family that immigrated from Poland and Russia). Sophie was raised by her mother. Sophie identifies as Jewish, and grew up attending synagogue.
Sophie has a daughter with her former partner, Irish film editor Eoin Martin.
Sophie’s maternal grandfather is Max Allman (the son of Isidore Allman and Annie Blinsky).
Sophie’s maternal grandmother is named Jean/Janey Gelbert.
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