Sofia Black-D'Elia

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Sofia Black-D'Elia
Born December 1991 (1991-12) (age 26)
Clifton, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present

Sofia Black-D'Elia (born December 1991) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Tea Marvelli in Skins, Sage Spence in Gossip Girl and Andrea Cornish in The Night Of. From 2017 to 2018 Black-D'Elia starred as Sabrina on the FOX comedy The Mick.

Early life[edit]

Sofia Black-D'Elia was born and raised in Clifton, New Jersey, where she graduated from Clifton High School.[1] Her mother, Eleanor, works in printing. Her father, Anthony V. D'Elia, is a Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey.[2][3][4] Her father is of Italian descent and her mother is Jewish.[5][6] She started acting at the age of five and signed up for dancing classes at Broadway Bound.[7]

Career[edit]

When she was seventeen, Black-D'Elia was cast in her first significant role on the soap opera All My Children as the recurring character Bailey. In 2010, she was cast the role of Tea on the MTV adaptation of the hit British teen drama Skins,[8] where she played an openly lesbian teenager. Starting in the fall of 2012, Black-D'Elia played Sage Spence in the sixth and final season of Gossip Girl. She also portrayed Jessie in the Michael Bay-produced time travel thriller Project Almanac, which was released in January 2015.[9] In 2016, she appeared in the HBO miniseries The Night Of.[10] She played the role of Sabrina Pemberton on The Mick.[11][12][13]

Personal life[edit]

Black-D'Elia lives in New York City.[14]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Immigrant Not Magda
2014 Born of War Mina
2015 Project Almanac Jessie
2016 Viral Emma
2016 Ben-Hur Tirzah
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009–10 All My Children Bailey Wells 28 episodes
2011 Skins Tea Marvelli Main role, 10 episodes
2012 Gossip Girl Natasha "Sage" Spence Recurring role, 9 episodes
2013 Betrayal Jules Whitman Recurring role, 4 episodes
2015 The Messengers Erin Calder Main role, 13 episodes
2016 The Night Of Andrea Cornish Episode: "The Beach"
2017–2018 The Mick Sabrina Pemberton Main role
Web roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Skins Webisodes Tea Marvelli Episodes: "Dress Up", "Poker", "The Big Bust Hunt"
2012 Somewhere Road Erika Short film
2016 10 Crosby Sofia / Ronnie's Mom Short film series; segments: "Hi Fi", "Drunk on Youth"
2016 Invisible Tatiana Ashland Main role, 5 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cotter, Kelly-Jane. "Jersey Girl has starring role in Project Almanac", Asbury Park Press, January 27, 2015. Accessed September 17, 2018. "Clifton's Sofia Black D'Elia stars in sci-fi thriller Project Almanac.... A graduate of Clifton High School, D'Elia might be recognizable to soap opera fans through her breakthrough role as Bailey Wells on All My Children."
  2. ^ Rohan, Virginia. "Clifton native in big 'Skins' role". NorthJersey.com. 
  3. ^ "Secaucus Ties for 'Skins' - eSecaucus". eSecaucus. 
  4. ^ "Anthony V. D'Elia Appointed Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County". chasanlaw.com. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Girl on the Rise: Meet Sofia Black D'Elia". WhoWhatWear. 
  6. ^ Kaufman, Kim. "Sofia Black D'Elia, Camille Crescencia-Mills, and Ron Mustafaa on Being Besties and Filming Sex Scenes on Skins". Wetpaint. 
  7. ^ "Sofia Black-D'Elia Biography". www.buddytv.com. Retrieved 2018-01-22. 
  8. ^ Shah, Murad (January 25, 2011). "'Skins' star Sofia Black D'Elia on the lesbian tea". All Voices. Archived from the original on October 6, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  9. ^ "'Project Almanac': Choose Your Own Time Travel Adventure (Video)". Bloody Disgusting. June 12, 2014. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Sofia Black-D'Elia Is Watching 'The Night Of' Like Everyone Else". HBO. Retrieved November 15, 2016. 
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (February 29, 2016). "Hannah Kasulka Joins Fox's 'The Exorcist'; Sofia Black D'Elia In 'The Mick'". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved May 19, 2016. 
  12. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 21, 2017). "Kaitlin Olson Comedy 'The Mick' Renewed For Season 2 By Fox". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 21, 2017. 
  13. ^ Holloway, Daniel (June 22, 2017). "Fox Sets Fall Premiere Dates, Including 'Empire,' 'The Gifted,' 'The Orville'". Variety. Retrieved June 22, 2017. 
  14. ^ "'The Mick' Star Thomas Barbusca Dishes On Season 2 Laughs..." International Business Times. 

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