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3Sophia Jane Myles (born 18 March 1980 in London, England) is an English actress best known for her roles in films such as ''Film/{{Underworld|2003}}'', ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'', ''Film/TristanAndIsolde'' and ''Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction''. She also had a memorable role as Madame de Pompadour in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E4TheGirlInTheFireplace "The Girl in the Fireplace"]] and was a regular on ''Series/{{Moonlight}}'' and ''Series/{{Spooks}}''.
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5She has a small but dedicated fanbase that she enjoys interacting with on Twitter.
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7!!Filmography includes:
8* ''Literature/OliverTwist'' (1999) as Agnes Fleming
9* ''Film/MansfieldPark'' (1999) as Susan Price
10* ''Film/FromHell'' (2001) as Victoria Abberline
11* ''Film/{{Underworld|2003}}'' (2003) as Erika
12* ''Out of Bounds'' (2003) as Louise Thompson
13* ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'' (2004) as Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward
14* ''Film/TristanAndIsolde'' (2004) as Isolde
15* ''ComicBook/ArtSchoolConfidential'' (2006) as Audrey
16* ''Film/{{Dracula|2006}}'' (2006) as Lucy Westenra
17* ''Series/{{Marple}}'' (2006) as Gwenda Halliday
18* ''Series/DoctorWho'' (2006) as Jeanne-Antoinette "Reinette" Poisson / Madame de Pompadour (episode: [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E4TheGirlInTheFireplace "The Girl in the Fireplace"]])
19* ''Series/{{Moonlight}}'' (2007 - 2008) as Beth Turner
20* ''Film/{{Outlander}}'' (2008) as Freya
21* ''Series/{{Spooks}}'' (2010) as Beth Bailey
22* ''Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction'' (2014) as Darcy Tirrel
23* ''Series/OurZoo'' (2014) as Lady Katherine Longmore
24* ''Series/ADiscoveryOfWitches'' (2018 2021) as Rebecca Bishop
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26!!Tropes:
27* AwesomeDearBoy: She took a role in ''Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction'' because she watched the ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' cartoons as a child and wanted to work with Creator/StanleyTucci.
28* CreatorBreakdown: She went into a deep depression after ''Moonlight'' was cancelled and was unable to work for a whole year. She also briefly considered quitting acting altogether while struggling to find roles after the birth of her son.
29* FakeAmerican: As Audrey in ''ComicBook/ArtSchoolConfidential'' and Beth in ''Series/{{Moonlight}}''.
30* FakeIrish: As Isolde in ''Film/TristanAndIsolde''.
31* MsFanservice: Her roles frequently emphasize her beauty, and she's had a nude scene or two in her time.
32* OldShame: She did not enjoy her work in ''Series/{{Spooks}}'' because she felt her character was underwritten. She has also referred to ''Out of Bounds'', a psychological thriller she starred in, as "shit".
33* RomanceOnTheSet: She and her ''Doctor Who'' co-star Creator/DavidTennant dated for a while after filming "The Girl in the Fireplace", breaking up in 2007.
34* StarDerailingRole: ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'' bombed so badly that it damaged her career in the process. However, she achieved CareerResurrection with a highly acclaimed guest part in ''Series/DoctorWho''.

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