Sonequa Martin-Green

Sonequa

Martin-Green

Bio

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

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. 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. 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.

Appearances

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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. 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. 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.