Julia Pace Mitchell

Julia Pace Mitchell (born Julia Annette Mitchell; February 10, 1978) is an American stage, television and film actress.[1] She is best known for her role as Sofia Dupre on the CBS television soap opera The Young and the Restless (2010–12, 2019).

Julia Pace Mitchell
Julia Annette Mitchell

(1978-02-10) February 10, 1978 (age 44)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
EducationHoward University (BFA)
Years active2003–present
Parent(s)Judy Pace
Don Mitchell

Personal lifeEdit

Pace Mitchell is the daughter of former TV actress Judy Pace and actor Don Mitchell. She attended Hamilton High School Music Academy and graduated from Howard University with a BFA.[1] On May 22, 2013, at Atrium Medical Center, Middletown, Ohio, Pace-Mitchell gave birth to her first child, Stephen L. Hightower III.[2]


Pace Mitchell played the role of Jan in The Notorious B.I.G. biopic, Notorious, opposite newcoming actor Jamal Woolard who plays the title character. She appeared on the soap opera The Young and the Restless as business executive Sofia Dupre. Her first appearance was July 19, 2010. In September 2012, Mitchell was taken off her contract and bumped to recurring;[3][4][5] having made no appearances since then. She made a brief return in 2019.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Work Result Ref
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series The Young and the Restless Nominated
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  1. ^ a b "Biography". juliapacemitchell.com. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2011.
  2. ^ Berns, Hannah. "TV star, local businessman welcome first child". Middletown Journal. Cox Media Group. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  3. ^ Bowe, Jillian (2012-09-13). "Julia Pace Mitchell Bumped to Recurring at Young and Restless". Daytime Confidential. Archived from the original on November 17, 2012. Retrieved November 10, 2012.
  4. ^ Fairman, Michael (2012-09-13). "Julia Pace Mitchell Put On Recurring Status With The Young and the Restless!". Michael Fairman On-Air On-Soaps. Retrieved November 10, 2012.
  5. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (2012-09-15). "Julia Pace Mitchell dropped to recurring". SoapCentral. Retrieved November 10, 2012.

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