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A trailblazing veteran of the slam poetry movement, Sohn wrote and co-starred in "Slam" (1998), the shoe-string budget indie that kicked her career into high ascent. A subtle, yet imposing actress, Sohn was best known for her role as streetwise Detective Shakima "Kima" Griggs on the criminally underappreciated urban drama, "The Wire" (HBO, 2002-07).
Born and raised in New York to an African-American father and a Korean-American mother, Sohn was …
|Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance in Slam|