The epic crime drama series Peaky Blinders shot English actress Sophie Rundle to high prominence in the industry as well as raised her to a higher pedestal. She is known for a host of other series and films and is working hard to maintain her status as well as improve her stance. Looking at her career from its inception in 2007 till now, we can all agree that Sophie has come a long way and has an even brighter future ahead. It will be very interesting to find out more about the actress. First off let us get to know her.
Who is Sophie Rundle?
Sophie Rundle is not a name to disregard in the entertainment industry. She was born on April 21, 1988, and focused fully on acting after her graduation from school. She began her career in 2007, but officially became known in 2011 after her graduation. It has been an interesting journey for the actress who is a great source of inspiration to her fans. There is so much more to know about the life and career of the Peaky Blinders star.
Here are 6 Facts You Need to Know About the Actress
She was born to her parents; Fiona and Michael Rundle who had two other children, James and Henry. She is an alumnus of the Bournemouth School for girls. Always inclined to act, Rundle’s love for acting took her to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from where she graduated with a BA in acting and went on to focus on her dreams.
While at the academy, Sophie started with various small roles and made the best of her small platform. Her first appearance was in the 2007 horror comedy, Small Town Folk where she starred opposite Warwick Davis. After her graduation at the school, she starred in the Titanic miniseries, a recreation of Titanic in 2012 which was the 100th anniversary of the dreadful disaster.
Sophie Rundle also starred in Great Expectations alongside Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, and many others. She also starred in the series, The Bletchley Circle which was later canceled. But amidst all of the small appearances, Rundle got her biggest break from the Peaky Blinders, an adaptation of the memoirs of the notorious Shelby family wherein she starred as Ada Shelby. She also starred in Talking to the Dead as a young detective constable, Fiona Griffiths.
So many other series have followed since then and the actress has continued to deliver in all of them. Some of her notable series include; Call the Midwife, Happy Valley, Not Safe for Work, Brief Encounters, Jamestown, Bodyguard, and many others.
Rundle has also been involved in lots of theatrical productions. She appeared in Noel; Coward’s The Vortex presented at the Rose Theatre, Kingston in 2013. The following year she played a role in 3 Winters.
3. Net Worth
Sophie Rundle may not be the richest but she is surely doing well for herself in the industry. The actress has her net worth estimated at $500 thousand. Some sources have also estimated it to be above $1 million. Rundle makes her money from her roles in movies and series as well as other on-screen appearances.
4. Personal Life
The actress has got everyone in her business for so many reasons. Indeed, she cannot escape the sniff for information by the media especially with regards to her love life. The attention has grown over the years especially as Rundle is above 30 and is still single. She has not made any appearance with anyone of the opposite sex. Moreso, the actress has not admitted to seeing anyone. It seems Sophie is so focused on her career that she barely has time for love, which is why many believe she might a lesbian who is yet to come out about her true sexuality.
5. Body Measurements – Height and Weight
Sophie Rundle stands at an average height of 5ft 6in which is quite proportional to her weight of 56 kg. She has an average body build and does well to maintain her figure and body stats which measures 35-36-35 for her bust, waist, and hips respectively.
6. Social Media Profiles
Some celebrities have a very admirable social media presence and talented actress one of them. She is not one to let her achievements and life go by without bringing it to social media. Rundle has over 80 thousand followers on her Instagram handle, @sophiesophierundle. She also has tons of followers on Twitter and other platforms.