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Sophie Irene Hunter (born 16 March 1978) is an English avant-garde theatre and opera director, playwright and former performer. She made her directorial debut in 2007 co-directing the experimental play The Terrific Electric at the Barbican Pit after her theatre company Boileroom was granted the Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award. In addition, she ... See full bio »

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Vanity Fair Maria Osborne
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 2010/III Maria (Short)
 2010 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Macbeth (2010) ... Witch
 2010 In the Meadow (Short)
Woman in the Meadow
 2009 Torchwood (TV Series)
Venessa / Vanessa
- Children of Earth: Day Four (2009) ... Venessa
- Children of Earth: Day One (2009) ... Vanessa (uncredited)
 2009 Burlesque Fairytales
Annabel Blythe-Smith
 2009 Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant (TV Series)
Anne Boleyn
- Tyrant (2009) ... Anne Boleyn
- Lover (1526-1536) (2009) ... Anne Boleyn
 2008 Strangers (Short)
 2008 The Curse of Steptoe (TV Movie)
Maureen Corbett
 2007 Mumbai Calling (TV Series)
Tiffany Glass
- Pilot (2007) ... Tiffany Glass
 2006 Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (TV Mini-Series)
- Constantine (2006) ... Sophronia
 2005 Friends & Crocodiles (TV Movie)
 2004 My Life in Film (TV Series)
- Rear Window (2004) ... Anna
 2004 Vanity Fair
Maria Osborne
 2004 Traffic Warden (Short)
The Girlfriend
 2004 Keen Eddie (TV Series)
- Citizen Cecil (2004) ... Lois
 2004 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Bella Monday
- The Maid in Splendour (2004) ... Bella Monday
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 2015-2016 Wimbledon (TV Series)
Herself - Spectator
- 2016: Day 14, Part 3 - Men's Singles Final (2016) ... Herself - Spectator (uncredited)
- 2015: Day 11, Part 2 (2015) ... Herself - Spectator (uncredited)
 2015 Today at Wimbledon (TV Series)
Herself - Spectator
- 2015: Day 11 (2015) ... Herself - Spectator (uncredited)
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 2016 Lorraine (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 October 2016 (2016) ... Herself (uncredited)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
- Ice T/Andrew Rannells/Lupe Fiasco (2015) ... Herself (uncredited)

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on specializing in avant-garde stage productions] It would be terrible if it was a polite piece of theatre. See more »


Has two sons with her husband Benedict Cumberbatch - Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch (b. June 1, 2015) and Hal Auden Cumberbatch (b. March 3, 2017). See more »



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