Sophia Jane Myles (born 18 March 1980 in London, England) is an English actress best known for her roles in films such as Underworld, Thunderbirds, Tristan and Isolde and Transformers: Age of Extinction. She also had a memorable role as Madame de Pompadour in the Doctor Who episode "The Girl in the Fireplace" and was a regular on Moonlight and Spooks.
She has a small but dedicated fanbase that she enjoys interacting with on Twitter.
- Oliver Twist (1999) as Agnes Fleming
- Mansfield Park (1999) as Susan Price
- From Hell (2001) as Victoria Abberline
- Underworld (2003) as Erika
- Out of Bounds (2003) as Louise Thompson
- Thunderbirds (2004) as Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward
- Tristan and Isolde (2004) as Isolde
- Art School Confidential (2006) as Audrey
- Dracula (2006) as Lucy Westenra
- Marple (2006) as Gwenda Halliday
- Doctor Who (2006) as Jeanne-Antoinette "Reinette" Poisson / Madame de Pompadour (episode: "The Girl in the Fireplace")
- Moonlight (2007 - 2008) as Beth Turner
- Outlander (2008) as Freya
- Spooks (2010) as Beth Bailey
- Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) as Darcy Tirrel
- Our Zoo (2014) as Lady Katherine Longmore
- A Discovery of Witches (2018 2021) as Rebecca Bishop
- Awesome, Dear Boy: She took a role in Transformers: Age of Extinction because she watched the Transformers cartoons as a child and wanted to work with Stanley Tucci.
- Creator Breakdown: 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.
- Fake American: As Audrey in Art School Confidential and Beth in Moonlight.
- Fake Irish: As Isolde in Tristan and Isolde.
- Ms. Fanservice: Her roles frequently emphasize her beauty, and she's had a nude scene or two in her time.
- Old Shame: She did not enjoy her work in Spooks because she felt her character was underwritten. She has also referred to Out of Bounds, a psychological thriller she starred in, as "shit".
- Romance on the Set: She and her Doctor Who co-star David Tennant dated for a while after filming "The Girl in the Fireplace", breaking up in 2007.
- Star-Derailing Role: Thunderbirds bombed so badly that it damaged her career in the process. However, she achieved Career Resurrection with a highly acclaimed guest part in Doctor Who.