Birth Place: Russellville, Alabama, USA
Sonequa Martin-Green is an African-American actress and writer born on March 22, 1985 in Russellville, Alabama, USA. She attended the University of Alabama's Department of Theatre and Dance and graduated in 2007 with a degree in theatre. She has appeared in over 15 movies/TV series episodes including her own screenplay On the Bridge (2014). Sonequa Martin-Green is the writer, producer and an actress in short film On the Bridge (2014) which is in post-production.
She is best known for playing Sasha on AMC's The Walking Dead (2010), Toe to Toe (2009) and On the Bridge (2014). She has a recurring role as Sasha in The Walking Dead TV series. Her character Sasha is an original character that is only on TV and not in any of the comics. Her character Sasha is the sister of Tyreese (Chad Coleman).
She met actor and writer Kenric Green while acting in a play together in Princeton, NJ in 2009. They later got married and is now expecting their first child, a son in January 2015.