Sophie Turner is just 21 years old but has already made her mark in acting, thanks to her recurring role in the HBO series, Game of Thrones. After portraying Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse, more doors have opened for her and everyone is wondering what she will do next.
Sophie Turner started acting when she was barely 15 years old and made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series, Game of Thrones. However, Turner did not miss out on her studies. She had a tutor on the set of Game of Thrones and she sent homework back to her teachers at school. As today (February 21) is her birthday, Sophie Turner’s age is now 21 and she has achieved international recognition, critical acclaim, and a slew of awards for her consistently excellent performances on GoT. Confident with her success on GoT, Turner now is acting in films, as well hoping to make her mark in Hollywood.
A Fun Childhood
Turner was born on February 21, 1996, in Northampton, England to her mother, Sally Turner and her father, Andrew Turner. Her mother is a nursery school teacher while her father works for a pallet distribution company. At the age of 11, Turner started attending The King’s High School for Girls. She has been a member of the theater company, Playbox Theater Company since she was three years old. Turner is the youngest of three children and spoke about her childhood saying, “My childhood was pretty fun. We had pigsties, barns, and a paddock, and used to muck around in the mud.”
Achieving Global Success
Sophie Turner started her acting career at the age of 15 when she got a chance to audition for a role in GoT. Turner’s drama teacher encouraged her to audition for the part and her determination paid off. In 2013, Turner had a role in the independent thriller film, Another Me, which was based on the book of the same name. The same year, Turner appeared in the television film, The Thirteenth Tale. She then tried her hand at comedy in the film Barely Lethal. The film was given a limited release in the theaters, but was popular on video.
Hollywood Comes Calling
Turner broke free from television and into movies by playing Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse. Apart from working on GoT, Sophie Turner is currently busy shooting for the films Alone, Huntsville and Berlin, I Love You. Turner has her hands full with several challenging roles. She has already won numerous awards, including the Empire Hero Award, a Huading Award, a Glamour Award, an EWwy Award, and the International Movie Award at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival.
Coming into Her Own
Sophie Turner’s hot temper on the show has garnered her millions of fans, who are always on the lookout for Sophie Turner’s sexy pics. Sophie Turner’s Instagram account is full of pictures of her having fun with her friends, stills from her movies, and images from photoshoots. However, it is clear that despite her serious and dramatic roles, in real life she is a fun loving person. With some interesting films credits and a TV series that is now a global phenomenon, Sophie Turner could not be better placed in her still fledgling acting career. Way to go, girl!