Sofia Black D'Elia
Sofia Black-D'elia photographed by MJ Kim at Comic Con 2014
December 24, 1991 |
Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Sofia Black-D'Elia was born in Clifton, New Jersey. Her mother, Eleanor, works in printing. Her father, The Honorable Anthony V. D'Elia, is a Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey.  Her father is of Italian descent and her mother is Jewish. She started acting at the age of five and signed up for dancing classes at Broadway Bound.
When she was seventeen, Black-D'Elia 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, 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 which was her first film role. Starting in the fall of 2012, 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.
|2013||Born of War||Mina|
|2009–10||All My Children||Bailey Wells||28 episodes|
|2011||Skins Webisodes||Tea Marvelli||Episodes: "Dress Up", "Poker", "The Big Bust Hunt"|
|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||The Mick||Sabrina||Main role|
- Rohan, Virginia. "Clifton native in big 'Skins' role". NorthJersey.com.
- "Secaucus Ties for 'Skins' - eSecaucus". eSecaucus.
- "Anthony V. D'Elia Appointed Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County". www.chasanlaw.com. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
- "Girl on the Rise: Meet Sofia Black D'Elia". WhoWhatWear.
- Kaufman, Kim. "Sofia Black D'Elia, Camille Crescencia-Mills, and Ron Mustafaa on Being Besties and Filming Sex Scenes on Skins". Wetpaint.
- Shah, Murad (January 25, 2011). "'Skins' star Sofia Black D’Elia on the lesbian tea". All Voices. Retrieved November 15, 2012.
- "‘Project Almanac’: Choose Your Own Time Travel Adventure (Video)". Bloody Disgusting. June 12, 2014. Retrieved October 4, 2014.