15 Things You Should Know About Sophie Rundle
When Was Sophie Rundle Born?
Sophie Rundle was born on April 21, 1988 to Michael Rundle (a business consultant) and Fiona Rundle (a customer service manager). She grew up in Bournemouth with her two brothers, James and Henry.
When Did Sophie Rundle Begin Acting?
As a child, Sophie started acting in Bournemouth’s after-school drama club. Speaking to Marie Claire UK about her experience in drama club, she says “doing drama as a kid makes you much more confident and brave” and that “it’s vital for growing and developing, learning skills like proper eye contact, communication and speaking publicly”.
She went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting in 2011, appeared in bit roles here and there, but considers landing the Peaky Blinders role in 2012 as the show that gave her her “first leg-up”.
What Movies Has Sophie Rundle Been In?
Sophie Rundle made her acting debut as Heather in the 2007 horror comedy flick Small Town Folk. She also starred in the 2012 British film Great Expectations, the 2014 thriller The Face of an Angel, and the thriller TV film An Inspector Calls. She has an upcoming film called Rose, which she co-produced with her fiance Matt.
What TV Shows Has Sophie Rundle Appeared In?
Since graduating from RADA, Sophie’s appeared in numerous TV shows as well. She seems to have a proclivity for period dramas similar to Downton Abbey, as she’s appeared in series like Peaky Blinders, Gentleman Jack, Call the Midwife, Titanic, The Bletchley Circle, and PBS’ Jamestown. Aside from period shows, Sophie’s been on the fantasy/adventure TV show Merlin, the thriller Bodyguard, and the comedy series Episodes. Girl’s got range!
Who Is Sophie Rundle On Peaky Blinders?
Sophie plays Ada Shelby, the only woman in the tough and terrifying Shelby crime clan. However, just because she’s the only girl in the family, it doesn’t mean that Ada has to always play the mother or the damsel in distress – in fact, she’s a total badass!
Who Is Sophie On Gentleman Jack?
Sophie plays Anne Lister AKA Gentleman Jack’s love interest. Recognising her wealth, Gentleman Jack tries to woo Ann into falling in love with her, but in the process she finds herself falling for the heiress as well.
In an interview with Good Housekeeping UK, Sophie describes Ann as “mousy and meek”, but she does point out that Ada Shelby and Ann share an “inner core”. “Ann Walker surprised everybody by having a real backbone by the end of the series. Maybe that would be the one similarity”, she says.
Does Sophie Rundle Have Any Theatre Work?
Yes, Sophie has been in three British plays – the 2013 play The Vortex (another period piece), the 2014 play Three Winters, and the 2016 play Wild Honey, an adaptation of an Anton Chekhov play.
What Is Sophie Rundle's Net Worth?
According to Idol Net Worth, Sophie’s net worth is about $USD1.9 million.
What Are Sophie Rundle’s Measurements?
Sophie weighs in at about 57 kgs and stands at about 165 cm or 5 feet and 5 inches.
Who Has She Dated In The Past? Who Is Sophie Rundle Dating Now?
Sophie is pretty private, so not much is known about her previous relationships. What we do know is that she’s currently engaged to Matt Stokoe, whom she met on the set of Jamestown. She also co-stars alongside Matt in Bodyguard. Outside of those two shows, Matt has been on several British shows himself, including Black Mirror, Misfits, and The Village.
Speaking to You about her engagement, Sophie calls herself “not a very good bride-to-be”. “I poked my head into the world of big wedding productions and was, like, ‘Nope!’ We’ll figure something out”, she admitted.
But make no mistake, she and Matt are very much committed to each other. In fact, the two are co-owners of a production company called Bone Garden Films. They also co-parent a cute pup named Buddy. We have high hopes for this celeb couple!
What Are Sophie Rundle’s Hobbies?
In her interview with You, Sophie opened up about feeling uncomfortable living the “rockstar life”. She said red carpets and designer clothes make her feel “very exposed” and that she would rather do “gardening and put Ikea furniture together”. “I’m a DIY nut!” she admits.
On Instagram, her biography states that she’s a “lady actor” and “photo snapper” so we’ll take that to mean that she’s got a fondness for photography too!
Who Is Sophie Rundle Friends With?
In her Marie Claire interview, Sophie opened up about being best mates with siblings Gemma and Hannah Arterton. “Gemma is my best mate’s really cool big sister and I think she’s impossibly fantastic”, she gushes. She also spoke about how she had recently spent six hours at the pub with Hannah just gabbing away.
“I think women particularly need to unburden and talk until you feel better – or until someone is insightful and says something that makes you think about it differently. To me, that’s absolutely vital”, she says.
Who Is Sophie Rundle's Agent?
Looks like you’ll have to scour Wiki or IMDB Pro for that info!
Is Sophie Rundle On Instagram?
Yes, follow her on Instagram at @sophiesophierundle.
Is Sophie Rundle On Twitter?
Nope. Currently, her only active social media account is her IG.