Sophie Turner is an English actress who rose to fame for her role as Sansa Stark in the HBO fantasy television series, Game of Thrones.
Born on February 21, 1996, in Northampton, England, she began her acting career at the age of 15 when she was cast as Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones.
The show ran for eight seasons from 2011 to 2019, and Turner’s portrayal of Sansa earned her critical acclaim and several award nominations.
Aside from Game of Thrones Turner has also appeared in several films, including X-Men: Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix, where she played the role of Jean Grey.
She has also lent her voice to various animated projects, such as The Prince of Egypt and The Addams Family.
In addition to her acting career, Turner is also known for her activism and advocacy work.
She has been vocal about mental health issues and has worked with organizations such as the charity Samaritans to raise awareness and support for those struggling with mental health challenges.
Sophie Turner kids
Turner and Joe have two daughters together.
Their first daughter, Willa, was born on July 22, 2020; the name of their second daughter is not publicly known.
Joe and Turner are private about their children and have not shared many details about them.
However, they have spoken about their experiences with parenting in interviews.
Sophie Turner career
Turner is best known for her role as Sansa Stark in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones.
She has been a member of the Playbox Theatre Company since she was three years old.
She attended Warwick Prep School until she was 11 and later attended the independent The King’s High School for Girls.
Turner had a tutor on the set of Game of Thrones until age 16. She achieved five GCSE A-grades and four Bs, including a B in Drama.
She was cast as Sansa Stark in August 2009, which was her first television role, and played the role for eight seasons, from 2011 to 2019.
In addition to her work on Game of Thrones, Turner has appeared in several films, including Another Me (2013), Barely Lethal (2015), X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and Dark Phoenix (2019).
She has been open about the impact of social media on her career.
In a 2017 interview with Fortune magazine, Turner said that social media helped her get the role of Sansa Stark.
She also 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.