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 was Max Allman (the son of Isidore Allman and Annie Blinsky). Max was born in London City, London, England.
Sophie’s maternal grandmother was named Jean/Janey Gelbert.