Sophie Oda

Sophie Tamiko Oda (born October 23, 1991) is an American actress. She is Japanese American and is also a professional singer and performer. She was nominated in 2007 by the Young Artist Awards as a guest starring young actress.

Sophie Oda
Sophie Tamiko Oda

(1991-10-23) October 23, 1991 (age 28)
Years active2003–present

Personal lifeEdit

Oda, a Japanese American,[1] was born in San Francisco, California. She is also a professional singer and performs frequently in concerts and benefits. Some of her performances are the Japanese American Hall of Fame, TheatreWorks 35th Anniversary, Asian Americans on Broadway,[2] Multi-Media Musicals, East West Players Anniversary, MADD, Bay Area Kid Fest. She is a featured singer on the CD, Kabaret for Kids.[3]

Oda has been performing in professional theatre since the age of six. Shows include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,[4] the World Premiere of A Little Princess,[5] the West Coast Premiere of Jane Eyre,the Musical, The Sound of Music, Pacific Overtures, Annie, The Joy Luck Club, A Midsummer Night's Dream, South Pacific, The King and I, and more.

Oda graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2012 with a B.F.A in Musical Theatre.[6]


Oda had a recurring role in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Barbara Brownstein. She appeared in two movies: Bee Season and Kung Phooey. Sophie has been a singer on Star Search. She has been a guest star in the latest sitcom, The Suite Life on Deck, with her recurring role as Barbara. Sophie is starring in a comedy web series called Spaz Fu.[7]


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Star Search Jr. Singer Contestant Credited as Sophie Tamiko Oda
2003 Kung Phooey! Young Helen
2005 Bee Season "Usurper" Speller Credited as Sophie Tamiko Oda
2005–2008 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Barbara Brownstein 10 episodes
2008 The Suite Life on Deck 1 episode
2013 DC Nation Shorts Amethyst Voice only
2014 The Big Bang Theory Grace 1 episode
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles 1 episode
2019 Hawaii Five-0 Julia Wahea Episode: A'ohe pau ka 'ike i ka halau ho'okahi

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Result
2007 Young Artist Awards Guest starring young actress Nominated


  1. ^ [1] Archived August 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Asian Americans on Broadway: Opening Doors". Retrieved 2013-10-04.
  3. ^ "Samantha Samuels | KABARET FOR KIDS | CD Baby Music Store". Retrieved 2013-10-04.
  4. ^ "Casting Announced For San Jose Repertory's Production Of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE". Retrieved 2013-10-04.
  5. ^ "A Little Princess - 2004 Regional (US)". Retrieved 2013-10-04.
  6. ^ "Resume". Retrieved 2013-10-04.
  7. ^ [2] Archived May 10, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

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