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Brigitte Michael "Mickey" Sumner (born 19 January 1984) is an English actress best known for her roles as Sophie Levee in Frances Ha and Katia on Low Winter Sun.

Mickey Sumner
Brigitte Michael Sumner

(1984-01-19) 19 January 1984 (age 35)
London, England
Years active2006–present
Chris Kantrowitz (m. 2017)
Trudie Styler


Personal lifeEdit

Sumner was born in London, the oldest daughter of musician Sting (born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) and actress Trudie Styler.[1] She became engaged to Chris Kantrowitz in June 2016, and they married in Tuscany in July 2017.[2]


Sumner began her acting career in 2006 with roles in a series of short films. In 2011, she landed the role of Francesca on the Showtime series The Borgias appearing in four episodes. Sumner garnered significant attention for her role as Sophie Levee, starring opposite Greta Gerwig, in 2012's Frances Ha.[3]

In 2013 Sumner portrayed Patti Smith in CBGB.[4] She also made her official off-Broadway debut opposite Carol Kane in the Atlantic Theater Company's The Lying Lesson in April 2013.[5][6]

Sumner was featured as Katia on the AMC Network series Low Winter Sun. In 2013, Sumner acted in a series of films including Half the Perfect World, The Mend and Anesthesia.

Sumner starred in the independent film The Mend, alongside Josh Lucas and Stephen Plunkett. The film premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in March 2014.[7][8][9][10]





  1. ^ "Mickey Sumner". Interview Magazine. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  2. ^ "The best summer weddings of 2017, according to Instagram".
  3. ^ One to Watch: Mickey Sumner. Gotham Magazine, 2013
  4. ^ Exclusive: Mickey Sumner at Nonoo on Playing Patti Smith in 'CBGB'. Elle, 7 September 2013
  5. ^ Sting's daughter Mickey Sumner transforms into a Fifties bombshell as she reveals her 'shame' at wanting to be an actress. Daily Mail, 8 April 2013
  6. ^ Sting’s daughter earns rave reviews in new movie. Classic Rock, 23 May 2013
  7. ^ The Mend: SXSW Review. The Hollywood Reporter, 15 March 2014
  8. ^ SXSW 2014: Austin’s Silver Screen Winners. Time, 14 March 2014
  9. ^ SXSW ’14: Jesse Klein’s Wrap-Up. Hammer to Nail – What to Watch, 16 March 2014
  10. ^ The Mend: Review – SXSW. The Script Lab, 14 March 2014

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