Born on September 18, 1976 in Saginaw, Michigan, Sophina Brown is an actress best known for her role on the CBS legal drama Shark. She has a BFA in Theater Performance from the University of Michigan. Among her first professional job was in The National Tour of the hit musical FAME, after which she made her Broadway debut in The Lion King.
Sophina Brown's television credits include a recurring role in Chappelle's Show and guest-starring roles in the CBS series Numb3rs, Without a Trace, Hack, The Education of Max Bickford and the daytime drama As the World Turns. She has also guest-starred in Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Strangers with Candy and Twins. Among Brown's theater credits are the role of Nala in the Broadway production of The Lion King, the role of Carmen in the national tour of Fame--The Musical and roles in regional productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, As You Like It and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Her feature film credits include Because I Said So with Diane Keaton and Mandy Moore. Sophina plays the role of Raina Troy in the CBS TV series Shark.