Emily Stofle Biography

Emily Stofle is an American film and television actress. Check out this biography to know about her birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

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Birthday: March 14, 1978

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Pisces

Born in: Hayward, California

Famous as: Actress

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Spouse/Ex-: David Lynch

father: Kenneth Wayne Stofle

mother: Susan Howell

siblings: Mary Stofle

children: Lula Boginia Lynch

U.S. State: California

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Emily Stofle is an American film and television actress, known for playing the character of Sophie in Part 14 of the series ‘Twin Peaks’ in 2017. She is the fourth and current wife of filmmaker David Lynch. A native Californian, Stofle made her acting debut as one of the victims of the real-life serial killer Ted Bundy in the 2002 biographical crime drama ‘Bundy’. She worked with her future husband for the first time in the critically acclaimed mystery drama ‘Inland Empire’ in 2006. In 2007, she lent her voice to Lynch’s short film ‘Boat’. Three years later, she appeared in another short film by Lynch, titled ‘Lady Blue Shanghai’. In 2014, she worked with director Gary T. McDonald in his romantic drama ‘The Fourth Noble Truth’. In November that year, the announcement of the continuation of ABC’s mystery horror drama ‘Twin Peaks’ in the form of a limited series that would air on Showtime, was made. Her character Sophie appears as one of the patrons at the Roadhouse in Twin Peaks, Washington.

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  • Emily Stofle started off her acting career by portraying one of the victims of the infamous real-life serial killer Ted Bundy in the 2002 biographical crime drama ‘Bundy’. The film also starred Michael Reilly Burke, Boti Bliss, and Julianna McCarthy.
  • She first collaborated with her future husband in his mystery drama ‘Inland Empire’, released in 2006. The cast also included many of Lynch regulars, including Jeremy Irons, Karolina Gruszka, Peter J. Lucas, Krzysztof Majchrzak, and Julia Ormond. In 2007, she starred alongside Lynch in his digital short film ‘Boat’. Lynch portrayed himself as a man riding a boat on a lake at night while Stofle provides a dreamy, confused narration.
  • She worked with Marion Cotillard, Gong Tao, Cheng Hong, Lu Yong, and Nie Fei in Lynch’s 16-minute short film titled ‘Lady Blue Shanghai’ for the European luxury company Dior. Thematically similar to ‘Inland Empire’, the film revolves around Cotillard's character as she comes across a mysterious Dior handbag. In 2014, Stofle appeared in Gary T. McDonald’s romantic drama ‘The Fourth Noble Truth’ in a rare collaboration with another filmmaker besides Lynch.
  • In 2017, she played a role in ‘Twin Peaks.’ Created by Mark Frost and David Lynch, the mystery horror drama series originally aired on ABC between April 1990 and June 1991. While it was one of the most popular shows on television in its debut season, the rating drastically declined in season two. The show was eventually cancelled and a full-length feature film, titled ‘Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me’, that serves as a prequel to the series, was released in 1992. Since then, the show has developed a cult status and is remembered as one of the finest examples in both mystery and horror genres. Eventually, after 25 years of hiatus, Frost and Lynch returned to create a limited series for Showtime, which would be a continuation of the story. ‘Twin Peaks’ or Twin Peaks: The Return’ premiered on Showtime on May 21, 2017, and aired 18 episodes before concluding on 3 September. Stofle was cast as Sophie in Part 14, which aired on 13 August. One of the patrons of Roadhouse bar, she is seen to have a conversation with fellow Twin Peaks resident Megan (Shane Lynch).
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Personal Life
  • Emily Stofle was born on March 14, 1978, in Hayward, California, the United States, to Kenneth Wayne Stofle and Susan Howell. She has a sister, Mary, who is older than her. At some point after Emily’s birth, her parents divorced. On January 3, 2001, her father died in his sleep. He was 73 years old.
  • Emily Stofle is currently married to David Lynch. Her husband has been married three times previously. His first wife was actress Peggy Lynch whom he married in 1967 and divorced in 1974. He then married Mary Frisk and that marriage lasted until 1987. He was married to his third wife, film producer Mary Sweeney, for a few months in 2006.
  • Stofle married Lynch on February 26, 2009. They have a daughter named Lula Boginia Lynch, who was born on August 28, 2012. Stofle is the stepmother to Lynch’s three children from his previous marriages: Jennifer, Austin, and Riley. The family presently resides in Los Angeles, California.
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