Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, South Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto.

Sandra began her career as a ballet dancer and eventually studied drama at the National Theatre School in Montreal. She then starred in an Ontario stage production of David Mamet's Oleanna and appeared as the title character in the Canadian television production The Diary of Evelyn Lau, beating out over 1,000 applicants. Her list of awards includes the FIPA d'Or for Best Actress at the 1994 Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels at Cannes, France, two Genie Awards (the Canadian Oscar), a Cable Ace Award, a Theatre World Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2003, she married writer-director Alexander Payne and their first film together was the Oscar-winning Sideways.

Known For


Cast Credits

Killing Eve (2018)
Starring as Eve Polastri (8 episodes)
Live with Kelly & Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Sandra Oh
American Crime (2015)
Guest starring as Abby Tanaka (4 episodes)
  • Episode 3x08: Episode 8 (Apr 30, 2017)
  • Episode 3x06: Episode 6 (Apr 16, 2017)
  • Episode 3x02: Episode 2 (Mar 19, 2017)
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Betas (2013)
Guest starring as Sharron
Thorne (2010)
Guest starring as DS Sarah Chen (3 episodes)
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Starring as Dr. Cristina Yang (220 episodes)
American Dad! (2005)
Guest starring as Mrs. Hirano
Guest starring as Toshi's Mom
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Sandra Oh
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Sandra Oh

Crew Credits

Killing Eve (2018)
Show crew as Associate Producer