Sofia Black D'Elia

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Sofia Black D'Elia
Born Sofia Black D'Elia
(1991-12-24) December 24, 1991 (age 23)
Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present

Sofia Black D'Elia (born December 24, 1991) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Bailey Wells in All My Children, Tea Marvelli in Skins and Sage Spence in Gossip Girl.

Life and career[edit]

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.[1][2] Her father is of Italian descent and her mother is Jewish.[3][4] 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,[5] 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.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Born of War Mina Post-production
2013 Criminal Justice Andrea Filming
2015 Welcome to Yesterday Filming
Television
Year Title Role Notes
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

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