Sophie Hunter Biography
Birthday: March 16, 1978 (Pisces)
Born In: Hammersmith, London
Sophie Hunter is an English avant-garde theater and opera director, playwright, and actor. She belongs to an affluent British family. She briefly worked as a model with photographer Michael Roberts in her younger days and relocated to Paris after graduating from ‘Oxford University.’ She then joined the ‘L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq’ to study avant-garde theater. She subsequently trained at the ‘Saratoga International Theatre Institute’ in New York City, under the guidance of American theater and opera director Anne Bogart. She made her TV debut with a supporting role in the detective series ‘Midsomer Murders.’ She also appeared in the historical drama ‘Vanity Fair,’ directed by Mira Nair. Hunter co-founded the theater company ‘Boileroom’ and made her debut as a director at the ‘Barbican Pit.’ She won the prestigious ‘Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award’ for co-directing the play ‘The Terrific Electric.’ She has produced the film ‘The End We Start From’ and has released two EPs titled ‘The Isis Project’ and ‘Songs for a Boy.’ She is married to actor Benedict Cumberbatch and has two sons named Christopher Carlton and Hal Auden. She has a large fan base on social media.