Sophia Myles

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Sophia Myles

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Sophia Myles
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Myles at the 2007 Berlinale Film Festival
Born Sophia Jane Myles
(1980-03-18) 18 March 1980 (age 37)
London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present
Partner(s) David Tennant (2005–07)
Children 1

Sophia Jane Myles[1] (/səˈf.ə/;[2] born 18 March 1980) is an English actress, best known in film for portraying Erika in Underworld (2003), Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward in the live-action Thunderbirds film, Isolde in Tristan & Isolde and Darcy in Transformers: Age of Extinction, and has received critical acclaim for her television work, particularly as Madame de Pompadour in the Doctor Who episode “The Girl in the Fireplace” and Beth Turner in Moonlight.

Early life[edit]

Myles was born in London. Her mother, Jane (née Allan), works in educational publishing, and her father, Peter R. Myles, is a retired Church of England vicar in Isleworth, West London.[3] Her maternal grandmother was Russian,[4] and Myles refers to herself as “half-Welsh, half-Russian”.[5] She grew up in Notting Hill and attended Fox Primary School. At the age of 11, she moved with her family to Isleworth and attended the Green School. Following success at her A-levels, she had been planning to study philosophy at Cambridge, but chose to pursue an acting career after being spotted by Julian Fellowes in a school play.[4]


Myles at Berlinale, 2007

Since 1996, Myles has appeared in a number of films and television productions. In 2001, she got a small role as Victoria Abberline in the thriller film From Hell. She had a supporting role in the 2003 film Underworld, and reprised the character in a brief flashback scene in its sequel, Underworld: Evolution (2006). In 2003, she starred in the thriller Out of Bounds and played Lady Penelope in Thunderbirds. In 2006, she co-starred as Isolde in the romantic drama Tristan and Isolde.

Myles appeared as Madame de Pompadour in the 2006 Doctor Who episode “The Girl in the Fireplace“. The episode was nominated for a Nebula Award and won the 2007 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form.[6] She co-starred in 2006’s comedy film Art School Confidential. Also in 2006, she appeared as Lucy Westenra in a BBC adaptation of Dracula. In 2007, she played Freya in Outlander.[7]

Myles was cast in the CBS supernatural television drama Moonlight. She was nominated for the Best Actress Award in 2007 for her role in Hallam Foe from the British Independent Film Award committee,[8] for which she also received a BAFTA Scotland Award. Moonlight won for Best New Drama in the 2007 People’s Choice Awards. In 2010, she joined Spooks, a BBC series about a counter-terrorism unit in MI5, for its ninth series, playing Beth Bailey.[9] She appeared in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014).[10]

Personal life[edit]

Myles began dating David Tennant after filming an episode of Doctor Who.[11] In October 2007, it was announced that Tennant had ended the relationship.[12]

On 27 September 2014, Myles gave birth to a son, named Luke.[13][14]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 The Prince and the Pauper Lady Jane Grey
1998 Big Women Saffron
1999 Mansfield Park Susan Price
1999 Guest House Paradiso Saucy Wood Nymph
2001 From Hell Victoria Abberline
2002 The Abduction Club Anne Kennedy
2003 Underworld Erika
2003 Out of Bounds Louise Thompson
2004 Thunderbirds Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward
2006 Tristan & Isolde Isolde
2006 Underworld: Evolution Erika Flashback scene
2006 Art School Confidential Audrey
2006 Dracula Lucy Westenra
2007 Hallam Foe Kate Breck
2008 Outlander Freya
2012 A Sunny Morning Grace Short film
2013 Gallows Hill Lauren Direct-to-video
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction Darcy Tirrel[15]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Oliver Twist Agnes Fleming Miniseries
2001 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Kate Nickleby Television film
2001 Heartbeat Heather Conway Episode: “No Hiding Place”
2002 Foyle’s War Susan Gascoigne Episode: “A Lesson in Murder
2003 Coming Up Nina 1 episode
2005 Colditz Lizzie Carter Television film
2006 Agatha Christie’s Marple Gwenda Halliday Episode: “Sleeping Murder
2006 Covert One: The Hades Factor Sophie Amsden Television film
2006 Doctor Who Madame de Pompadour Episode: “The Girl in the Fireplace
2006 Extras Herself
2007 Moonlight Beth Turner 16 episodes
2010 Spooks Beth Bailey 8 episodes
2013 Blackwood Rachel Marshall
2014 Our Zoo Lady Katherine
2014 Crossing Lines Dr. Anna Clarke 2 episodes
2014 Panorama Narrator Episode: “Last Chance Academy”

Music videos[edit]

Year Artist Song
2002 Bush Inflatable
2003 Ronan Keating Love Won’t Work (If We Don’t Try)
2006 Gavin DeGraw “We Belong Together”

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