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Sonequa Martin-Green Biography

Birth Place:
Russellville, Alabama, United States

Fast Facts

  • Starting acting her sophomore year in high school, when she won the lead of a play premiering at a nearby festival
  • Was salutatorian of her senior class
  • Played the recurring role of Tamara on the second and third seasons of Once Upon a Time
  • Her hometown honored her with her own day in July 2013
  • Was a recurring character on the third season of The Walking Dead; was upped to a series regular for the fourth season


  • Charles Martin -- Father
  • Kenric Green -- Husband
  • Vera Martin -- Mother
  • Nakisha -- Sister
  • Kenric Justin Green II -- Son