Sara Martins was born on 19 August, 1977. She is a Portuguese actress of Cape-Verdean descent. She is known in France for her roles on television and in film and theatre. She appeared as Detective Sergeant Camille Bordey in the joint British-French crime comedy-drama Death in Paradise, filmed in Guadeloupe, a French overseas department. She left the show halfway through series 4.
Shortly after graduating from high school, Martins was hired by Roger Planchon for a local production of Le Radeau de la Méduse at the Théâtre National Populaire in Villeurbanne. She appeared in a play at the Young Vic in London called Le Costume (The Suit) and in a French-language production of David Mamet’s Race. Martins’ television debut was in 2001, in the French police series Police District. She appeared in the series Pigalle, la nuit as Fleur. Also worked on the film Death in Paradise, Martins worked on the French TV crime series Détectives as Nora Abadie.
Among her films are; Tell No One, Girlfriends, Fragile(s) (By the Way), La Solution, Last Blood, Non Compliant Profile just to mention but a few.