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Sophia Jane Myles (born March 18, 1980) is an English film and television actress.

Underworld Edit

Myles portrays Erika in Underworld.

Underworld: Evolution Edit

She appears in a brief flashback in Underworld: Evolution.

Background Edit

Early lifeEdit

Myles was born in London. Her mother works in educational publishing, and her father, R. Myles, is a retired Church of England vicar in Isleworth, West London. Her maternal grandmother was Russian, and Myles refers to herself as “half-Welsh, half-Russian”. 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.

CareerEdit

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.

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 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.

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, for which she also received a BAFTA Scotland Award. In 2010, she joined Spooks, a BBC series about a counter-terrorism unit in MI5, for its ninth series, playing Beth Bailey. She appeared in Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014).

Personal lifeEdit

In 2004, Myles was in a relationship with actor Charles Dance. They met while working on The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. From 2005 to 2007, she dated actor David Tennant, with whom she had acted in Foyle’s War and the Doctor Who episode “The Girl in the Fireplace”. On the September 27, 2014, she gave birth to a son, named Luke.

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Kate Beckinsale - Scott Speedman - Tony Curran - Derek Jacobi - Brian Steele - Shane Brolly - Steven Mackintosh
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Bill Nighy - Zita Görög - Michael Sheen - Christine Danielle - Kaja Gjesdal - John Mann - Andrew Kavadas - Sophia Myles - Scott McElroy - Kayla Levins - Lily Mo Sheen - Mike Mukatis - Richard Cetrone - Todd Schneider
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Len Wiseman
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Gary Lucchesi - Len Wiseman - Danny McBride - Kevin Grevioux - Tom Rosenberg
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Danny McBride - Len Wiseman
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Marco Beltrami