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Sonequa Martin-Green

Actor and Producer
My Dead Friend Zoe

SONEQUA MARTIN-GREEN recently wrapped the independent film My Dead Friend Zoe in which she stars opposite Ed Harris and serves as an executive producer. The film centers on a female veteran who finds herself in a mysterious and complicated relationship with a fellow vet who served alongside her. Written and directed by Kyle Hausmann-Stokes, the film is based on Merit x Zoe, a short that Hausmann-Stokes co-wrote and directed based on his real-life experience in the US Army. Sonequa however may be best known for her historic role as the first black female Starfleet captain in the Star Trek franchise, “Michael Burnham,” in the hit series, Star Trek: Discovery, on which she also In addition to starring serves as a producer.
Previously, starred in Warner Brothers’, Space Jam: A New Legacy alongside LeBron James and Don Cheadle. She also starred opposite Oscar-nominee Brian Tyree Henry in Outside Story, a Brooklyn based indie comedy-drama Samuel Goldwyn.

Sonequa is widely known for her turn on AMC's award-winning series, The Walking Dead, where she captivated audiences in the role of the fierce and loyal "Sasha Williams,” across five seasons. 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.

Sonequa received rave reviews for her starring role in Emily Abt's Sundance hit Toe To Toe and 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.

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