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Sophie Turner

Sophie Turner

Highest Rated: 85% Do Revenge (2022)

Lowest Rated: 13% Josie (2018)

Birthday: Feb 21, 1996

Birthplace: Northampton, England, UK

In 2011, Sophie Turner joined a vanguard of talented, mostly British and Irish unknowns breaking out on HBO's phenomenal fantasy series "Game of Thrones" (2011- ). A U.K. native, she began acting when she was only three years old with the well-regarded, Warwick-based Playbox Theatre Company. She long dreamed of making a career in drama but brought no professional credits to her auditions for the much-anticipated HBO series, come audition time. Wielding mesmerizing pale-gray eyes, she brought innocence, hauteur and tragic delusion to the in-over-her-head princess Sansa Stark as her arc took dark turns. Due to the exposure from "GoT," Turner landed her first feature film lead in the indie psychological thriller "Another Me" (2013). Like so many of her heretofore-unknown castmates, Turner made instant waves across the international entertainment landscape, with critics and fans recognizing her as a talent on the rise. Born Feb. 21, 1996, in Northampton, U.K., Turner moved with her family to Warwick two years later. At age three, the precocious child was already participating in productions at Warwick's renowned youth theater, the Playbox Theatre Company. She remained active with Playbox through her youth and further honed her talents by concocting and staging less official productions with friends through her years at Warwick Prep School and, later, Kings High School. In 2010, Turner joined a veritable army of Irish and British actors recruited for HBO's ambitious project "Game of Thrones." The epic fantasy adventure, based on George R.R. Martin's best-selling series of novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, chronicled the power struggle for the eponymous Iron Throne, the seat of power on the mythical continent of Westeros. Comprised of various fiefdoms and family dynasties, the players in the multi-sided gambit of violence and political intrigue were the usurping Baratheons, the wealthy Lannisters, the island-dwelling Greyjoys, and the noble Starks, a clan from the rugged northern region of Westeros. With the series' ballyhooed spring 2011 premiere, Turner joined the voluminous cast as the starry-eyed princess of the Stark clan who longs to be a queen, Sansa. She took her character from spoiled brat to fraught captive as Sansa followed her father Ned Stark (Sean Bean) to court to serve King Robert Baratheon; coquettishly wooed the king's snooty heir Joffrey; witnessed her father's murder; and became veritable hostage to the Lannisters, forced to disown her family and living in constant fear. Like the other newcomers in the cast, Turner became an overnight heartthrob in fanatical genre entertainment communities. In 2012, she won her second major credit with the dark indie feature "Another Me" (2013). Supported by an estimable cast that included Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Rhys Ifans, Turner took the film's lead as a high school student grappling with eerie mounting evidence she has a doppelganger plotting to usurp her life. She followed this with a leading role in the action comedy "Barely Lethal" (2015) as a teenage secret agent; the following year, Turner stepped into the iconic comic book role of Jean Grey for "X-Men: Apocalypse" (2016). She next starred in the title role of the small-town thriller "Josie" (2017) and in romantic comedy-drama "Time Freak" (2018). Just after "Game of Thrones" came to the end of its run, Turner reprised her role as Jean Grey in the final X-Men film, "Dark Phoenix" (2019).

Highest rated movies

85% Do Revenge 47% X-Men: Apocalypse
26% Barely Lethal
22% Dark Phoenix 13% Josie

Photos

Sophie Turner Sophie Turner at arrivals for Jonas Brothers'' CHASING HAPPINESS Premiere, Regency Bruin Theatre, Los Angeles, CA June 3, 2019. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for GAME OF THRONES Finale Season Premiere on HBO, Radio City Music Hall at Rockefeller Center, New York, NY April 3, 2019. Photo By: RCF/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Presented by SAG AFTRA - ARRIVALS 2, Shrine Exposition Center, Los Angeles, CA January 29, 2017. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2017 - Arrivals 2, The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA January 8, 2017. Photo By: Adrian Newton/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for HBO's Post-Emmy Awards Party - Part 2, The Plaza at Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA September 18, 2016. Photo By: James Atoa/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 - Arrivals 1, Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, CA September 18, 2016. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for GAME OF THRONES Season 6 Premiere, The Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, CA April 10, 2016. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for GAME OF THRONES Season 6 Premiere, The Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, CA April 10, 2016. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for The 88th Academy Awards Oscars 2016 - Arrivals 1, The Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, CA February 28, 2016. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) - ARRIVALS 1, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA January 30, 2016. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner at arrivals for HBO''s GAME OF THRONES Fourth Season Premiere, Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, New York, NY March 18, 2014. Photo By: Gregorio T. Binuya/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for HBO''s GAME OF THRONES Fourth Season Premiere, Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, New York, NY March 18, 2014. Photo By: Gregorio T. Binuya/Everett Collection Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Natalie Dormer at arrivals for GAME OF THRONES: The Exhibition Opening Night, 3 West 57th Street, New York, NY March 27, 2013. Photo By: Gregorio T. Binuya/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for GAME OF THRONES: The Exhibition Opening Night, 3 West 57th Street, New York, NY March 27, 2013. Photo By: Gregorio T. Binuya/Everett Collection Sophie Turner at arrivals for GAME OF THRONES Third Season Premiere, TCL (formerly Grauman''s) Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles, CA March 18, 2013. Photo By: Elizabeth Goodenough/Everett Collection Game of Thrones, Sophie Turner (L), Finn Jones (R), 'Dark Wings, Dark Words', Season 3, Ep. #2, 04/07/2013, ©HBO Season 4, from left: Dean-Charles Chapman, Peter Dinklage, Jack Gleeson, Sophie Turner, 'Season 4', 04/06/2014, ©HBO Game of Thrones, from left: Dean-Charles Chapman, Peter Dinklage, Jack Gleeson, Sophie Turner, 'The Lion and the Rose', Season 4, Ep. #2, 04/13/2014, ©HBO X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX, SOPHIE TURNER, 2018. PH: DOANE GREGORY/© MARVEL/TM & COPYRIGHT © TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORP. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 40% Survive Jane (Character) - 2022
85% 78% Do Revenge Unknown (Character) - 2022
No Score Yet 13% Every Last Secret Penelope (Character) - 2022
No Score Yet 19% Jonas Brothers Family Roast Self - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jonas Brothers Family Roast Self - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happiness Continues: A Jonas Brothers Concert Film Unknown (Character) - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heavy Maddie (Character) - 2019
22% 64% Dark Phoenix Jean Grey/Phoenix (Character) $65.8M 2019
No Score Yet 52% Time Freak Debbie (Character) - 2018
13% 32% Josie Josie (Character) - 2018
47% 65% X-Men: Apocalypse Jean Grey (Character) $155.0M 2016
26% 38% Barely Lethal Heather (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 15% Another Me Fay (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 61% The Thirteenth Tale Adeline March (Character) - 2013

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joan Joan Hannington (Character) 2024
No Score Yet No Score Yet StoryBots: Answer Time Royal Architect (Guest Star) 2022
92% 58% The Staircase Margaret Ratliff (Character) 2022
No Score Yet 44% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2019 2022
No Score Yet 49% The Prince Princess Charlotte (Voice) 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cup of Joe Guest 2020
57% 69% Survive Jane (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2016-2017 2019-2020
No Score Yet 36% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show Guest 2019
89% 85% Game of Thrones Sansa Stark (Character) 2011-2017 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Phil Guest 2019
No Score Yet 19% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Carpool Karaoke: The Series Music Performer 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Portrait Artist of the Year Guest 2013
90% 64% Doctor Who Unknown (Guest Star) 2007