Sharifah Sofia

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Sharifah Sofia
Born Sharifah Sofia binti Syed Hussein
(1985-07-28) 28 July 1985 (age 33)
Liverpool, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present
Spouse(s) Syed Ismail (m.2009)

Sharifah Sofia binti Syed Hussein (born 28 July 1985), better known by her stage name Sharifah Sofia, is a Malaysia actress. She was born in Liverpool, England.


Sofia actively acting dramas and film in 2001.

Early life[edit]

Sofia, as she is favoured to be called, is the third child out of four siblings. She is the elder sister of Malaysian national team footballer, Syed Adney. She was born in Liverpool, England and grew up there until she was 9 years old. She has mixed parentage, her father is Malaysian and mother, Scottish.[1] She graduated in 2008 from Sunway University College where she was seeking a degree in performing arts.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Sharifah Sofia married in 2009 and now has two children. She also change her style with wearing hijab and now she also learning Islam deeply.



  • Gong (2006)
  • Cinta Yang Satu (2007)
  • Orang Minyak (2007)
  • Pisau Cukur (2009)
  • Berani Punya Budak (2012)



  • Cupid Kills

Awards & recognition[edit]

19th Malaysian Film Festival - Best Supporting Actress (Nominated)


  1. ^ Zeiman (20 April 2005). "Young Sofia looking forward to bigger things in near future". The Star. Retrieved 15 January 2010.
  2. ^ "An Interview with a Rising Star (Sharifah Sofia)". Sunway University College. 1 March 2009. Retrieved 15 January 2010.

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