Sophia was born on March 18, 1980 in London. Her father, Peter Myles, is a
vicar in Isleworth, West London and her mother, Jane, works in educational
publishing; Sophia' grandmother was Russian. Myles began her acting career after
being spotted in a school play. Beforehand, Sophia Myles had been planning to
accept a conditional place to study philosophy at Cambridge.
Since 1996, Sophia has appeared in a number of both American and English films and television productions. Sophia Myles had a supporting role in the 2003 film, Underworld, and (in a brief flashback scene) its sequel, Underworld: Evolution, and in 2004, played the schoolgirl lead in the thriller Out of Bounds. In 2006, Myles co-starred with actor James Franco in the romantic drama Tristan and Isolde, playing the role of Isolde.
Sophia appeared as Madame de Pompadour in a 2006 episode of Doctor Who, "The Girl in the Fireplace". Sophia Myles also co-starred opposite English actor Max Minghella, playing his love interest in 2006's quirky comedy Art School Confidential. Also in 2006, Myles appeared in a BBC TV adaptation of Dracula; she played Lucy alongside Marc Warren, David Suchet and Dan Stevens. As of 2007, she is filming Outlander with James Caviezel and Jack Huston. Sophia Myles was also cast in the CBS supernatural television drama, Moonlight, in June 2007 replacing Shannon Lucio.
Sophia lives near Green Park and enjoys horse riding, skiing, skating and swimming. Sophia Myles was previously in a relationship with actor Charles Dance, whom she met while working on Nicholas Nickleby. Sophia Myles is currently in a relationship with the actor David Tennant, whom she first met on the set of Foyle's War, and again on the set of the Doctor Who episode, The Girl In The Fireplace.
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