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Sonequa Martin-Green is an American actress who portrayed Sasha Williams in AMC's The Walking Dead.


Sonequa Martin-Green was born and raised in Russellville, Alabama. She has one full sister and three older half-sisters. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2007 with a degree in theatre and moved to New York in the same year.

After meeting her husband in New Jersey, they settled into California five years later. She gave birth to a baby boy named Kenric Justin Green on January 10th 2015, named after her husband.

Other Works

  • Not Quite Right
  • I-Can-D 
  • Blind Thoughts 
  • Toe to Toe 
  • Rivers Wash Over Me 
  • Da Brick 
  • Yelling to the Sky
  • Shockwave Darkside
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent 
  • Army Wives 
  • The Good Wife 
  • Gossip Girl 
  • NYC 22 
  • Once Upon a Time 
  • New Girl
  • Star Trek: Discovery
  • Space Jam: A New Legacy


  • In an interview with AfterBuzz TV, she revealed she originally auditioned for a different role of a prominent female character in the casting process of the third season. This role was later confirmed to be Michonne Hawthorne, and the part of Sasha was specifically written for her.
  • She previously worked with Dallas Roberts (Milton) in The Good Wife.
  • She covered her pregnancy during the fifth season's filming with thick layers, a large gun and a large jacket.[1]
  • She was her high school's salutatorian.
  • She says that her favorite character is Hershel.
  • She originally wanted to be a child psychologist.

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