Annie Thurman

Annie Thurman (born November 14, 1996) is an American actress known for playing Sophie Barliss in the TNT drama Proof and Shelly Jessop in the 2013 science fiction horror film Dark Skies.

Annie Thurman
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Thurman at 2012 Florida Supercon
Annie Nicole Thurman[1]

(1996-11-14) November 14, 1996 (age 23)
Years active2010–present

Life and careerEdit

Thurman had originally auditioned for the role of Clove in The Hunger Games, but ultimately lost the role to Isabelle Fuhrman. She appeared as District 9 female Tribute.[1]

In Proof, she has a recurring role as Sophie Barliss, the daughter of Dr. Carolyn "Cat" Tyler, played by Jennifer Beals.

She is the face of national commercials including Oscar Mayer and Little Debbie Snacks. She studied acting at workshops, where she was scouted by her current manager and agent. Thurman is an avid animal lover and has two rabbits, two dogs, and four cats. Thurman's hobbies include playing the ukulele, volleyball, and riding horses.


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Nov-Dec #249 Drew Video short
2011 Falls the Shadow Cora
2012 The Hunger Games Female Tribute District 9
2013 Dark Skies Shelly Jessop
2013 Santa Switch Sally Ryebeck TV film
2015 Proof Sophie Barliss Regular role


  1. ^ a b "Meet the Cast: Annie Thurman". January 30, 2012. Archived from the original on May 25, 2013. Retrieved February 5, 2014.

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