Born on January 1, 1969
From London, England
Sophie Okonedo as "Tatiana Rusesabagina"
Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle), a Hutu, manages the Hôtel des Mille Collines and lives a happy life with his Tutsi wife (Sophie Okonedo) and their three children. But when Hutu military forces initiate a campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Tutsi minority, Paul is compelled to allow refugees to take shelter in his hotel. As the U.N. pulls out, Paul must struggle alone to protect the Tutsi refugees in the face of the escalating violence later known as the Rwandan genocide.
|Academy Award (2004)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|