Sofia Milos

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Sofia Milos
Sophia Milos 2010.jpg
Sofia Milos attending the "Night of 100 Stars" for the 82nd Academy Awards viewing party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA on March 7, 2010
Born (1969-09-27) 27 September 1969 (age 50)[1]
Years active1992–present

Sofia Milos (/ˈmls/; born 27 September 1969)[2][1] is a Swiss-born Italian/Greek actress.[3] She is best known for her role as Yelina Salas on CSI: Miami. She has also had a role on The Sopranos as Camorra Boss Annalisa Zucca, as well as roles in TV series such as Curb your Enthusiasm, Friends and ER.[4]

Early life[edit]

Milos was born in Zurich, Switzerland, to an Italian father and a Greek mother. The family moved to Rome, Italy when she was a child. When she was 14, she entered a local beauty pageant, and after winning first prize went on to win the provincial, regional and national contests as well, receiving the title Junior Lady Italy.[2]

Milos studied business and economics at a school in Switzerland, and she studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse[2] in the United States under acting coach Milton Katselas.

Milos is fluent in seven languages.[2]


When she was 15, Milos became a professional model to pay for her education in Switzerland. Her film debut came in Inside Out, an independent feature starring Kris Kristofferson and Lesley Anne Down. Her television debut occurred in the NBC comedy Café Americain.[2].



Year Title Role Notes
1992 Over the Line Kristin
1998 Mafia! Young Sophia
1999 Screw Loose Woman in Airport
2000 The Ladies Man Cheryl
2001 Double Bang Carmela Krailes
2001 The Order Lt. Dalia Barr
2002 Passionada Celia Amonte
2002 The Cross Boss
2003 Family Jewels Sarah Putanesca
2013 The Brentwood Connection Sofia Milos Short film
2015 The Secret of Joy Lady of the Lake Short film
2017 Fake News Detective Jennifer Stern


Year Title Role Notes
1993–1994 Café Americain Fabiana Borelli Main role (18 episodes)
1994 Friends Aurora Episode: "The One with the Butt"
1995 Platypus Man Stella Episode: "Sweet Denial"
1995 Vanishing Son Gale Heathe Episode: "Lock and Load, Babe"
1995 Weird Science Ali Episode: "Earth Boys Are Easy"
1995 Strange Luck Jill Episode: "The Box"
1995 Shadow-Ops Matya TV film
1996 Mad About You Sarah Episode: "The Award"
1997–1998 Caroline in the City Julia Karinsky Recurring role (20 episodes)
1998 Getting Personal Dr. Angela Lopez Episode: "The Doctor Is In"
1998 The Secret Lives of Men Maria Main role (13 episodes)
1998 The Love Boat: The Next Wave Marisol Episode: "Dust, Lust, Destiny"
2000 M.K.3 Milady TV film
2000 The Sopranos Annalisa Zucca Episodes: "Commendatori", "Funhouse"
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm Richard's Girlfriend Episodes: "The Pants Tent", "Affirmative Action"
2001 Thieves Paulie Episodes: "Pilot", "The Long Con"
2002 Lo zio d'America Barbara Steel TV series
2002 The Twilight Zone Francesca Episode: "Future Trade"
2003 ER Coco Episode: "A Little Help from My Friends"
2003–2009 CSI: Miami Det. Yelina Salas Recurring role, Main Cast Season 3 (60 episodes)
2006 Desire Victoria Marston Regular role (47 episodes)
2008–2009 The Border Special Agent Bianca LeGarda Recurring role (13 episodes)
2011 Tatort Abby Lanning Episode: "Wunschdenken"
2012 Section de recherches Alison Carter Episodes: "À la derive", "Rien ne va plus"
2012 The First Family Silasia Episode: "The First Stay-cation"
2013 1600 Penn Bernice Milbert Episode: "Dinner, Bath, Puzzle"
2017 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Sergeant Alexandria Balaban Episode: "Pankration"
2017 Give Me My Baby TV film


  1. ^ a b "Welcome to my official website!". Sofia Milos: Official Website. La Dolce Vita Productions. Archived from the original on 29 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Milos: Obstacles, whether accent or singing, have motivated the actress". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Hawaii, Honolulu. September 25, 2003. p. D 3. Retrieved May 28, 2018 – via open access
  3. ^ "An exclusive interview with the forward-thinking actress SOFIA MILOS". Retrieved 2019-03-24.
  4. ^ "#94: Sofia Milos- CSI: MIAMI, THE SOPRANOS, CAROLINE IN THE CITY". Retrieved 2019-03-24.

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