Sonja Sohn is an American actress and community activist. She is best known for her role as Detective Kima Greggs on the HBO drama The Wire, and as Detective Samantha Baker on the ABC series Body of Proof. She is also known for having starred in the independent film Slam, wh... Wikipedia
Even though Sohn is the name of her Korean mother it is also the German word for son.
Sonja Sohn's youngest daughter (of two), Sophia Wang makes several brief on-screen appearances which made it into the final cut of the show. One such moment takes place in Episode 3 of Season 5 titled "Not for Attribution" where she plays the part of Six Flags Girl #2.
Studied English at Brooklyn College which led to her writing poetry.
Graduated from Warwick High School. She was a cheerleader and was voted "most popular" and "most school-spirited.".
Grew up in Newport News, Virginia.
"Sohn" is her mother's maiden name. She changed her name because her father disapproved of her becoming an actress.
Her father is African-American, and her mother is Korean-American.