Lowe at the Sydney premiere for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 2012
5 June 1990 |
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Sophie Lowe (born 5 June 1990) is an English-born Australian actress and singer-songwriter. She appeared in the films Beautiful Kate, After the Dark, Adore, Road Kill and starred in the television series The Slap and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.
Lowe was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, and moved to Australia with her family in 2000. In her early teens, she signed to Chadwick Models but quit modelling in favour of dancing. Lowe attended the McDonald College of Performing Arts in Sydney, where she took up acting.
Lowe's first roles were the short films Kindle, in which she played the lead role Hayley; Mirage, which was screened at the Montreal World Film Festival, and He. She. It., as well as a number of television advertisements before she graduated from The McDonald College in 2008.
Lowe's first substantial role was as the lead, Kate, in Beautiful Kate, which was released in 2009. For her role in Beautiful Kate, she was nominated for an AFI Award for Best Lead Actress. Her other credits include Natalie in the thriller film Blame, which was released in 2010. Blame was screened and received accolades at Cannes Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, the 47th Chicago International Film Festival and Buenos Aires International Film Festival of Independent Cinema.
In 2013, Lowe and her fellow McDonald College alumnus Rhys Wakefield co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in the short film A Man Walks Into a Bar... The film was a finalist at Sydney's Tropfest short film festival. Lowe and Wakefield previously worked together in the 2013 film After the Dark.
Lowe is also a singer-songwriter, performing under the alias SOLO. In December 2013, she released a five-song EP named after her alias, released by the online music retailer Bandcamp. The music video for the song "Dreaming", one of the songs from the SOLO EP, was directed by actress and After the Dark co-star Bonnie Wright.
|2008||He. She. It.||Cassie||Short film|
|2008||The Mirage||Deb||Short film|
|2009||Beautiful Kate||Kate Kendall|
|2011||One of Us||Rose|
|2013||Autumn Blood||The Girl|
|2013||After the Dark||Petra|
|2013||A Man Walks Into a Bar...||Woman||Short film|
|2014||What Lola Wants||Lola|
|2005||Backyard Science||Young Scientist||Episode: "Moldy Meal"|
|2009||All Saints||Chloe||Episode: "Test of Faith"|
|2010||Satisfaction||Kate||Episodes: "Big Crush" & "Lifesavers"|
|2011||The Slap||Connie||Main role|
|2013–2014||Once Upon a Time in Wonderland||Alice||Lead role|
- The Age website
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- "The Mirage". The World Film Festival. Retrieved 5 July 2011.
- "Sophie Lowe in Wonderland". mcdonald.nsw.edu.au. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
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- "Perth film Blame premieres following strong international and national response". Ausfilm. 8 June 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
- "A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR…". TROPFEST AUSTRALIA. 2 May 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
- Ross, Dalton (14 May 2013). "'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland' trailer | Inside TV | EW.com". Insidetv.ew.com. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (28 March 2014). "'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland' Canceled by ABC After One Season". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
- "Interview: Solo aka Sophie Lowe | Fashion Magazine | News. Fashion. Beauty. Music.". oystermag.com. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
- "SOLO". Thisissolo.bandcamp.com. 21 December 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
- "Riding Solo". Nowness. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
- "SOPHIE LOWE RELEASES NEW EP, "DREAMING" MUSIC VIDEO". The Permanent Rain Press. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
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