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Sophia Myles Biography

Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Father was the vicar of Campden Hill Church
  • Was spotted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes in a school play at the age of 16 and given a role in the 1996 BBC production of The Prince and the Pauper
  • Was prepared to study philosophy at Cambridge University, but decided to pursue acting full-time
  • Is often mistaken for Kate Winslet and approached by autograph seekers
  • Took a year off from acting after the series Moonlight was canceled and traveled throughout southeast Asia