Sophie Turner

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Sophie Turner was born 21 February 1996), she is an English actress. She was born in Northampton, England, the daughter of Sally, a nursery school teacher, and Andrew, who works for a pallet distribution company. She moved to Chesterton, Warwickshire when she was 2 years old. She attended Warwick Prep School until she was 11, and later attended the independent The King’s High School for Girls. Turner has been a member of the theatre company Playbox Theatre Company since she was 3 years old. She has two older brothers. Her twin died before birth.

Turner had a tutor on the set of Game of Thrones until the age of 16. She achieved five GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) A-grades and four Bs, including in Drama.

Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, which brought her international recognition. Turner’s drama teacher encouraged her to audition for the part, and she dyed her blonde hair auburn for the role, although in Season 7 she began wearing wigs.

In June 2017, she announced on Instagram her partnership with Wella Hair. She became their first international brand ambassador. 

She is married to Joe Jonas from Jonas Bothers.