15 Facts You Might Not Know About "Game of Thrones" Star Sophie Turner

Leela Adwani |Mar 08, 2019

Check out the pictures of Turner below and know more interesting facts about this up-and-coming actress.

Ever since Sophie Turner played the role of Sansa Stark in the first season of fantasy series Game of Thrones, she has become one of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces.

Soon to be seen in the forthcoming film X-menDark Phoenix, Sophie continues to prove herself as a force to be reckoned with.

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Check out the pictures of Turner below and know more interesting facts about this up-and-coming actress:

1. She comes from England

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Sophie was born on 21 February 1996 in Northamptonshire, England.

2. Her first-ever film was a hit

Turner made her first appearance on screen in HBO’s first season of Game of Thrones with the role Sansa Stark.

3. She adopted her co-star

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The actress revealed that she adopted the dog playing her character's dire wolf, Lady.

4. Venturing into the big screen

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Sophie made her feature-film debut in Another Me (2013).

5. Another successful franchise role

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She played Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse which is based on one of the greatest comic book stories of all time.

6. Sophie colours her hair

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Similar to Scarlett Johansson and Emma Stone, Turner is blonde actually, and she dyes her hair red.

7. She is a huge fan of the award-winning actor Jack Nicholson

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The star appears in the MV Oblivion of Bastille.

9. She got engaged to a singer

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Sophie and Jonas Brothers’ member Joe Jonas were engaged in 2017.

10. Wedding date

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The couple is scheduled to tie the knot this summer in France.

11. The actress is allergic to horses

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The actress, in an interview, said, "I'm asthmatic anyway, and just swell up when I am near horses, so I have to have an inhaler in my pocket all the time. Most of the time I am just desperately trying to breathe!'

12. Sophie Turner is still a Belieber

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She “ran into a closet and cried” after she met Justin Bieber for the first time.

13. She credits the influence of her social media following

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Sophie thinks that she owes much of her success to her social media following.

14. She almost missed out on the famous role of Sansa Stark

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The actor once revealed that she nearly lost out on the iconic role to Great Expectations star Izzy Meikle-Small.

15. What is her upcoming project?

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Turner is all set to be featured in the film Girl Who Fell from the Sky which is based on a plane crash sufferer Juliane Koepcke.


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