|Born||Sophia Elsie Kiely
2000 (age 14–15)
Kensington, London, United Kingdom
|Known for||Matilda the Musical|
Sophia Elsie Kiely (born 2000) is an English Olivier Award winning child actress who played the titular role of Matilda in Matilda the Musical. Kiely shared the role with Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram and Eleanor Worthington Cox.
Sophia had 6 auditions before getting the role as Matilda. After rehearsing the show since August, she made her debut on 25 October 2011. In April 2012 Sophia won an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical along with her co-stars, later that month. She made a special appearance as Matilda for West End Live in Trafalgar Square, performing "Naughty".
Sophia lives with her family in London and enjoys her privacy. She avoids Facebook, Twitter and all other social media.
|2011–2012||Matilda the Musical||Matilda Wormwood||Cambridge Theatre||25 October 2011 – 14 April 2012|
|2012||Whatsonstage.com Awards||Best Actress in a Musical (shared with: Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram and Eleanor Worthington Cox)||Matilda the Musical||Nominated|
|Laurence Olivier Award||Best Actress in a Musical (shared with: Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram and Eleanor Worthington Cox)||Matilda the Musical||Won|
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