Sophie Turner

Actress

Hollywood Rising-Star 2019

Having trained from a very early age at the Playbox Theatre Company, Sophie Turner's breakthrough role was as ‘Sansa Stark', the eldest daughter of House Stark in the hugely successful Golden Globe, SAG and EMMY award winning series Game of Thrones based on the books by George R.R. Martin. She most recently starred in the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, which aired on HBO in April.

This summer Sophie reprised her role as Jean Grey in Simon Kinberg's Dark Phoenix alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy.

Sophie made her feature film debut in 2013, in the lead role of Another Me from Fox International, directed by Isabel Coixet. For television, she was seen in the BBC2, The Thirteenth Tale, a chilling ghost story directed by James Kent that examines family tragedy, Sophie played Adeline March opposite Vanessa Redgrave, Olivia Colman and Robert Pugh.

In 2015, Sophie starred in Kyle Newman's Barely Lethal, alongside Jessica Alba, Samuel L. Jackson and Hailee Steinfeld. The film centered on a 16-year-old assassin who fakes her own death in pursuit of a ‘normal' adolescence. Sophie plays an undercover agent who enrolls in high school to help capture the teen. The following year saw Sophie star as mutant Phoenix ‘Jean Grey' in Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse, alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy. The most powerful character of the X-Men, her powers include telepathy, telekinesis and mind control. The film went on to gross $543.9 million in the worldwide box office, was the number one film in 71 markets and broke opening box office records in 6 countries.

In 2017, she starred in independent film Josie directed by Eric England, alongside Dylan McDermott, about a solitary man in a Florida town who develops a questionable relationship with a recently transplanted high school student named Josie, played by Sophie.

She most recently starred alongside Asa Butterfield in Time Freak, the directorial debut of Andrew Bowler inspired by the Oscar-nominated short of the same name. The film follows a heartbroken physics student who builds a time machine when his girlfriend, played by Sophie, breaks up with him.

Set for release later this year, Sophie will star in Jouri Smit's Heavy, an independent film based on a screenplay by Seth Miller, with Daniel Zovatto.