PROFILE
Name:
Sophie Turner
Birth Date:
February 21, 1996
Birth Place:
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, UK
Height:
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Nationality:
English
Profession:
Actress
BIOGRAPHY
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Game of Thrones

Background:

British actress Sophie Turner rose to fame for playing the dainty Sansa on the HBO fantasy television series “Game of Thrones” (2011-?). The role also brought her nominations at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Young Artist Awards. She had roles on the film “Another Me” (2013) and the TV film “The Thirteenth Tale” (2013). Turner's upcoming film credits are “Barely Lethal” (2014) and “Alone” (2015).
      
Nicholson's Lover

Childhood and Family:

Sophie Turner was born on February 21, 1996, in Northampton, England. She had a twin who died before birth. She moved to Warwick at age 2 and was educated at Warwick Prep School and Kings High School. Sophie began her training at the  Playbox Theatre Company when she was three years old.     

Sophie is a big fan of Jack Nicholson. She mentions “Hannibal” (2012) and “Breaking Bad” (2008) as her favorite television shows.

Barely Lethal

Career:

Sophie Turner has been acting since she was a child. At the urge of her drama teacher, she auditioned for and eventually won her first television role, Sansa Stark, on the HBO fantasy series “Game of Thrones,”  which premiered on April 17, 2011. For her work, Turner has received a Young Artist  nomination for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress (2013) and two Screen Actors Guild nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2012 and 2014). “Game of Thrones” was renewed for a fourth season, which is set to debut on April 6, 2014.

In 2013, Turner made her feature film debut in “Another Me,” a mystery/thriller film directed and written by Isabel Coixet. She starred in the film as Fay, opposite Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Claire as John and Claire Forlani Ann, respectively. She also appeared as teenage Vida, known as Adeline March, in the British drama television “The Thirteenth Tale” (2013), an adaptation of the Diane Setterfield gothic novel of the same name.

Turner will star in the upcoming action/comedy film “Barely Lethal” (2014) along with Hailee Steinfeld, Jessica Alba, Samuel L. Jackson and Thomas Mann. It was directed by Kyle Newman and written by John D'Arco.

In 2015, Turner will portray Penelope on Matthew Coppola's drama film, “Alone.” Her co-stars in the film include Ray Liotta, Connor Price, Mark Kassen and Airon Armstrong.

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