Sophie Turner is an England-based actress. She is most known for her role as Sansa Stark in the hit HBO TV series “Game of Thrones”. This was her debut role and her role has garnered much fame and recognition all over the world as a talented actress.
Born on the date 21 February 1996, Sophie Turner is the daughter of Sally and Andrew Turner. Her mother is a nursery school teacher and her father works at a pallet distribution company. She was born in Northampton and was raised in Chesterton. Her twin had died before she was born so she is the youngest of her two brothers. She currently resides in Chesterton England.
Turner attended the Warwick Prep School until the age of eleven. She then attended The King’s High School for girls. She was always into theatrics even when she was young. At the age of three, she was already a member of Playbox Theatre Company. She has not yet attended any University to graduate. She had a tutor on the set of Game of Thrones that would send her homework back to school. Despite her constant absence in school, she got five A and four B in her GCSE.
Debut in Game of Thrones
Sophie Turner was only fifteen years old when she debuted as an actress in the hit HBO TV series “Game of Thrones”. She has played the role of Sansa Stark, a young noblewoman. Because of her acting skills, her drama teacher had encouraged her to audition for the part. She got the chance and played the role of young Sansa Stark in the series. After auditioning, Turner had also had to dye her hair auburn, since her natural blonde hair did not suit her role. She debuted into her acting career in the year 2011 when the show aired on national television.
After her initial debut in the series “Game of Thrones”, she gained fame and recognition worldwide. Her acting skills were recognized soon and she also made her cinematic debut in the film Another Me. She played the lead role in the film. It is a movie adaptation of a novel by Catherine MacPhil of a thriller genre. The film was released in the year 2012. Her fame grew further as well as the appreciation for her acting.
As an actress
In the year 2013, she got the chance to star as Adeline March in the film The Thirteen Tale. Again in the same year, she was cast in the film Barely Lethal. The film was released on 29 May 2015. She also got a chance to narrate an audiobook of a short story- The Girl in the Mirror. This is a short story by the author Lev Grossman. In 2016, she played the role of Jean Gray, in the popular sequel film- X-Men Apocalypse. The movie was released on 27 May 2016. She is also set to be playing a role int he upcoming film Berlin, I love you. It is to be released in the future.
Turner also played the part of Penelope in the Bryan Singer’s film- Alone. She is also set to be playing a role int he upcoming film Berlin, I love you. It is to be released in the future. In this film, she plays the character of Josie.
Sophie Turner Personal Life
Sophie Turner has not yet disclosed intimate details about her personal life. We do not know if she is romantically involved with anyone or is still single. So far, she has not been a part of any rumors or controversies. She lives a quiet life and no further details about any of her love life and the personal affair has yet come to light.
Awards and Nominations
Despite her short career period, Turner has managed to gain recognition and fame through her acting skills. She has been awarded The Empire Hero Award, The Huading Awards for Best Global Actress, Glamour Awards for Best UK TV Actress, 73rd Venice International Film Festival- International Movie Awards and the EWwy Awards for the Best Supporting Actress, Drama. Turner’s role in the series Game of Thrones also garnered several spots in the nominations of Screen Actor’s Guild Award, Scream Award, Young Artist Award, EWwy Award, etc.
Sophie Turner Net Worth
Sophie Turner has an estimated worth of around $5 million as of 2016.