Sofia Black D'Elia

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Sofia Black-D'Elia
Sofia at comic con.jpg
Sofia Black-D'elia photographed by MJ Kim at Comic Con 2014
Born (1991-12-24) December 24, 1991 (age 24)
Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present

Sofia Joelle Black D'Elia (born December 24, 1991) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Bailey Wells in All My Children, Tea Marvelli in Skins and Sage Spence in Gossip Girl.

Early life[edit]

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. [1][2][3] Her father is of Italian descent and her mother is Jewish.[4][5] 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,[6] 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.[7]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Born of War Mina
2015 Project Almanac Jessie
2016 Ben-Hur Tirzah Post-production
2016 Viral Emma main role
Year Title Role Notes
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


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