Sofia Black D'Elia
|Sofia Black D'Elia|
|Born||Sofia Black D'Elia
December 24, 1991
Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Life and career
D'Elia was born in Clifton, New Jersey, to a mother who works in printing, and Anthony D'Elia, a lawyer. She has changed the pronunciation of her last name from its original Italian pronunciation to a version that sounds more American. Her father is of Italian descent and her mother is Jewish. She started acting at the age of 5 and signed up for dancing classes at Broadway Bound. When she was seventeen, she was cast in her first major gig on the soap opera All My Children as the recurring character Bailey. In 2010, she booked the role of Tea on the MTV adaptation of the hit British teen drama Skins, where she plays an openly lesbian teenager. She is featured in Hoodie Allen's music video for "The Chase is On" and plays Allen's love interest in the video. As of fall 2011, D'Elia had begun classes at The William Esper Studio as well as landing the role of Mina in Vicky Jewson's Born of War. This is her first film role. Starting in the fall of 2012, D'Elia played Sage Spence in the sixth and final season of Gossip Girl.
|2012||Born of War||Mina||Post-production|
|2015||Welcome to Yesterday||Filming|
|2009–2010||All My Children||Bailey Wells||28 episodes|
|2011||Skins Webisodes||Tea Marvelli||3 episodes ("Dress Up", "Poker" and "The Big Bust Hunt")|
|2011||Skins||Tea Marvelli||10 episodes|
|2012||Gossip Girl||Natasha "Sage" Spence||9 episodes|
|2013||Betrayal||Jules Whitman||4 episodes|
|2014||The Messengers||Erin Connors||Main Cast; Upcoming CW series|
- Shah, Murad (January 25, 2011). "'Skins' star Sofia Black D’Elia on the lesbian tea". All Voices. Retrieved November 15, 2012.