|Sophie Rundle Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||April 21, 1988|
Sophie Rundle is an English actress who is better known for her roles as Ada Shelby in the BBC One historical crime drama TV series Peaky Blinders, Ann Walker in BBC One and HBO’s period drama series Gentleman Jack, and Vicky Budd in the BBC series Bodyguard. With her proven versatility as an actress, she had more remarkable roles added on her plate including a lead role on ITV’s mystery drama series The Bletchley Circle that follows a story about 4 women who investigate a series of murders.
Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
She went to the Bournemouth School for Girls. In 2011, she graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Acting.
- Father – Michael Rundle
- Mother – Fiona Rundle
- Siblings – James (Brother), Henry (Brother)
She is represented by United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Sophie Rundle has dated –
- Matt Stokoe – Sophie Rundle is engaged to actor Matt Stokoe.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of English descent.
Light Brown (Natural)
She often tends to dye her hair blonde.
Sophie Rundle Favorite Things
- Pets – Dogs, Cats
Sophie Rundle Facts
- She made her acting debut in the British horror comedy film Small Town Folk in 2007 alongside Warwick Davis.
- In 2012, she starred in the ITV four-part television miniseries period drama Titanic. Later that year, she was cast to guest-star as Labie in the British-American TV sitcom Episodes alongside Matt LeBlanc and Stephen Mangan. The series aired both on Showtime and BBC Two.
- She played the role of Sefa in the two-part episode of Arthur’s Bane in the final season of BBC’s Merlin in 2012.
- In her role as Ada Shelby in Peaky Blinders, she revealed that the cast including herself struggled at first as it was not heard much on television. Amidst the little downside at first, she added that they were still able to master the accent following a set visit in Birmingham.
- She portrayed the character of a young detective constable named Fiona Griffiths on Sky Living’s Talking to the Dead in 2013, a story based on Harry Bingham’s novel. To deliver the character accurately, she reportedly did some research on Cotard’s Syndrome.
- On October 4, 2014, she appeared in the live cooking program Saturday Kitchen. She was presented by James Martin as an interviewed guest in the show.
- In 2015, Rundle landed on several projects all throughout the year. On September 13, 2015, her drama An Inspector Calls in which she played the role of Eva Smith/Daisy Renton was broadcasted on BBC One. In June 2015, she then began starring as Jenny in the Channel 4 sitcom Not Safe for Work alongside Zawe Ashton, Tom Weston-Jones, Samuel Barnett, Sacha Dhawan, and Anastasia Hille. She has also portrayed Honoria Barbary in BBC’s 20-part Dickensian, which premiered on BBC One on December 26, 2015.
- In 2019, she played a remarkable role as Princess Diana in an episode of Sky Arts’ Urban Myths series alongside David Avery as Freddie Mercury and Matthew Baynton as Kenny Everett.
- As a theatre actress, she played Bunty Mainwaring in Stephen Unwin’s production of Noel Coward‘s The Vortex at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, in February 2013, and as Lucia Kos in a new play titled 3 Winters by London-based Croatian playwright Tena Štivičić. It was directed by Howard Davies at the National Theatre in December 2014.
Featured Image by Sophie Rundle / Instagram