Sophie Turner is an English actress. She was born on 21 February 1996. Turner made her first acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series ‘Game of Thrones’ (2011-present). She got international recognition and critical praise via her role.
In 2013, Turner also starred in the television film ‘The Thirteenth Tale.’ The same year, she made her feature film debut in ‘Another Me’ (2013). Even more, In 2015, she appeared in the action-comedy ‘Barely Lethal’ (2015). In 2016, Turner portrayed the character of Jean Grey/Phoenix in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ (2016).
Sophie Turner is active in the acting profession from 2011 until now.
Sophie Turner was born in Northampton, England. She is the daughter of Sally, who is a nursery school teacher and a father who works for a pallet distribution company.
At the age of two, Sophie’s family moved to Chesterton, Warwickshire. She joined Warwick Prep School until she was eleven. Later, she attended The King’s High School for Girls.
Turner is a member of the theatre company ‘Playbox Theatre Company.’ She has been its member since she was three years old.
Turner has two older brothers. She stated in an interview with The Telegraph that “My childhood was pretty fun. We had pigsties, barns, and a paddock, and used to muck around in the mud.”
Until the age of 16 years old, Turner had a tutor on the set of Game of Thrones (2011). She used to send homework back to her teachers at school. She achieved five A and four B grades at GCSE. Moreover, she completed a B grade in drama.
Since 2011, Turner has portrayed the role of Sansa Stark, who is a young noblewoman, in the HBO fantasy drama series ‘Game of Thrones’ (2011). Her first television role is Sansa. Most noteworthy, Sophie Turner’s drama teacher has encouraged her to audition for the part. Turner dyed her blonde hair into Auburn for the role.
The year 2012, Turner nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress for her performance as Sansa. Till date, Turner has appeared in all six broadcast seasons.
In 2013, Sophie Turner had her first big-screen role as the lead character in the independent thriller film ‘Another Me.’ However, the film was based on the novel of the same name by Catherine MacPhail.
In 2013, Turner also starred as Adeline March television film ‘The Thirteenth Tale.’ The same year, she appeared in the comedy film ‘Barely Lethal’ alongside Hailee Steinfeld. The movie was released on 29 May 2015 in a limited release and via video on demand.
Sophie Turner has also narrated the audiobook version of the Lev Grossman’s short story ‘The Girl in the Mirror.’ It was included in the short fiction anthology ‘Dangerous Women’ which was edited by George R. R. Martin.
Sophie had also narrated the audiobook ‘City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare in 2014. In 2014, she became the face of the Autumn/Winter 2014 campaign of Karen Millen. Likewise, Turner appeared as mutant Jean Grey in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ The movie was released on May 2016 to mixed critical success.
In 2016, she worked as the host of the web video ‘Powershift’ in partnership with the Huffington Post.
Turner announced that she would reprise her role as Jean Grey in 2017 for the new film ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix.’ The film will follow the events of X-Men: Apocalypse, as a part of the X-Men franchise.
In March 2017, Turner once again announced that she had become a patron of Women for Women. It is an organization which supports female war survivors.
In an interview with Porter on August 2017, Turner said that she believed her social media following was responsible for her successful casting in an unnamed project rather than her abilities as an actress. In the same interview, she said, “it was between me and another girl who is a far better actress than I am, but I had the followers, so I got the job.”
Sophie Turner is 5 ft 9 in tall. (1.75)
Sophie Turner’s actual birth name is Sophie Belinda Turner.
Sophie Turner holds the net worth of $5 million. Turner is just a 20-year-old star who had already earned net worth.
Turner has managed to make such a solid amount of money because of her role in “Games of Thrones.”
Sophie Turner engaged with American singer and actor Joseph Adam Jonas (Joe Jonas) in 2016. However, it seems like Sophie Turner loved her life as an engaged woman as she made sure to flash her eye-popping diamond engagement ring. Furthermore, Turner was spotted getting into an Uber in Soho, New York.
The 21-year-old star sported black Reebok tracksuit bottoms which she paired with a white hoodie and funky denim jacket. Seems as Turner just had come out from a workout.
Sophie Turner tattooed a letter “G” on her right pinkie finger for her grandfather in July 2018. Turner mentioned on Instagram, “For my grandad. My hero.” It was tattooed by artist Mr. K at Bang Bang tattoo parlor in New York City.
Turner’s fiancé Joe Jonas accompanied her, and he too got his own equally sentimental tattoo for his grandfather.
Accordingly, Joe’s tattoo on his arm is a postage stamp featuring a portrait of a young Jerry Miller along with his nickname “PaPa.” Joe’s grandfather passed away on January 2014, at which time Joe wrote: “The funniest guy in any room. The knowledge he had. The epic life he lived. Thank you for teaching me so much. I am going to miss you. One of my Heros. Rest in Peace, Papa.”
In 2014, Sophie Turner appeared in Bastille’s music video, “Oblivion”. Furthermore, In 2013, Turner worked for an audiobook: Narrated “The Girl in the Mirror” by Lev Grossman. Likewise, In 2014, Turner again worked for an audiobook: Narrated “City of Heavenly Fire” by Cassandra Clare
In June 2017, Turner Instagram announced her partnership with Wella Hair. Turner became its first brand ambassador international.
Sophie Turner seems active in social media:
Turner also has a facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/SophieTurnerOfficial
Sophie Turner is a huge fan of Jack Nicholson. Her favorite movie is ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ (1975).
Sophie Turner had a twin who died before birth. That is why she is always drawn to stories about twins/ doubles such as ‘The Thirteenth Tale’ (2013) and ‘Another Me’ (2013), two films she’s already cast in. However, Sophie Turner is a big fan of the television shows ‘Hannibal’ (2013) and ‘Breaking Bad’ (2008). Likewise, Sophie Turner is famous for her character as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011).
Turner earned a ‘Young Artist Award’ nomination as Best Supporting Young Actress in a TV Series. Furthermore, Sophie Turner is famous for her auburn hair color though Turner has natural blonde hair. Later Turner dyed her hair red to portray her real character on Game of Thrones (2011). Game of Thrones (2011) co-stars Jack Gleeson, onscreen siblings Maisie Williams and Isaac Hempstead Wright are Turner’s best friends. But Sophie Turner is close with ‘Barely Lethal’ (2015) co-star Hailee Steinfeld.
Sophie Turner appeared in Bastille’s music video ‘Oblivion.’ She’s also a model besides her acting profession. Turner had modeled for Karen Millen’s Fall 2014 Campaign. Hailee Steinfeld, Saoirse Ronan, Jennifer Lawrence, and Miles Teller are Turner’s favorite actors from her generation.
Sophie Turner has a natural blonde color. Most noteworthy, Sophie Turner suffered from Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and had been medicated for it since childhood.
Furthermore, Sophie Turner has Zunni, the Northern Inuit dog who played Sansa Stark’s dire wolf, Lady, on the Drama series ‘Game of Thrones’ (2011).
Sophie Turner is engaged to Joe Jonas as of October 2017.
Turner says that she won her role in ‘Game of Thrones’ (2011) based on social media following. Meanwhile, Sophie Turner claimed that there was another actress at her audition who was better than her, but they did not win the audition because they did not have as many followers on social media.
Most importantly, Sophie Turner is nominated for 18 various awards, but till now she has won 5 awards.
Empire Hero Award for the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’.
‘Huading Awards’ for the best global actress.
‘Glamour Awards’ for the best UK TV Actress.
‘Venice International Film Festival’ For International movie Award.
‘EWwy Award’ For best-supporting Actress, Drama