Sope Aluko ("Shaw-peh Ah-loo-koh") was born in Nigeria (West Africa). Sope is a multilingual, dual citizen of both the US and the UK. Shespeaks five languages, including her native language, Yoruba/Nigerian,French, and Bahasa/Indonesian. Sope's early years were spent living in some of the most beautifulcountries in the world, including France, Switzerland, Tanzania,Trinidad & Tobago, and Indonesia.
Her father being in the diplomaticservice, exposed Sope and her sisters to appreciate the beauty of thesecountries, as well as the people, their languages, struggles andpolitics. Sope reflects that she and her sisters grew up feeling like"gypsy children" in the best possible way. All the world was aclassroom and the people were their teachers. As early as she could talk, Sope loved to perform. She decided as a veryyoung girl that she would be an actor.
Sope cultivated her acting chopsin the UK, primarily Shakespearean stage plays, certified by the LondonAcademy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) and the Royal Academy ofDramatic Arts (RADA). As an extended artistic expression to her acting, Sope studied variousforms of dance, including Balinese and African dance. She had theprivilege of performing the world famous South African "Ipi Tombi"dance at the National Arts Theater in Nigeria. A lover of education, Sope obtained an undergraduate degree inEngineering and Master's degree in Marketing. She had a successfulcorporate career in England and America for several years beforereturning to her acting career.
Sope is a wife and mom of two youngboys and lives in Los Angeles and Miami. .
|1||13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi||2016||as BBC News Anchor|
|2||96 Minutes||2011||as Prison Worker|
|3||American Ultra||2015||as Krueger's Wife|
|4||Corporate Karma||2009||as Penny|
|5||Grass Stains||2016||as Mrs. Morris|
|6||Identity Thief||2013||as Secretary at Prominence Denver|
|7||Overruled: Government Invasion of Your Parental Rights||2011||as Spokeswoman|
|8||Pitch Perfect 2||2015||as French Commentator|
|9||Realm||2010||as Alyssa's Teacher|
|10||Reckoning||2009||as Jennifer Carson|
|11||Remember When||2016||as Maggie|
|13||The Arrangement||2013||as Mariana|
|14||The Good Lie||2014||as Processing Office Woman|
|15||Wild Things: Foursome||2010||as Detective|
|16||X Factor World Premiere Preview||2011||as Mother|
|17||Americas Most Wanted||1988||as Sherly Pierre|
|18||Army Wives||2007||as Laura Oakley|
|19||Burn Notice||2007||as Dr. Winnick|
|20||Graceland||2013||as Agent Avery Stanwood|
|21||How to Get Away with Murder||2014||as Detective Shelby Diaz|
|22||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||1999||as Reporter #2|
|23||Parks and Recreation||2009||as Lisa|
|25||Reckless||2014||as Dr. Brooks|
|26||Satisfaction||2014||as Detective Lacy|
|27||The Glades||2010||as Zombie Nurse|
|28||The Mindy Project||2012||as Nadine|