Sophie Wu (born 23 December 1983) is a British actress, known for her roles in films such as Kick-Ass and TV series such as The Fades as Jay, The Midnight Beast as Zoe, plus the second and third series of Fresh Meat as Heather.
|Born||23 December 1983|
|Alma mater||London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)|
Life and careerEdit
Sophie Wu, Born to a Chinese father and to a Scottish mother, went to school in Scotland before studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) between 2003–2006. After graduating, she began acting in television series, including Casualty and Hotel Babylon, before going on to have the supporting role of Kiki, in comedy film Wild Child opposite Emma Roberts, in 2008.
In 2010, her next film role came as the character of Erika Cho in the U.S. comic-book film adaptation Kick-Ass and 2013-sequel Kick-Ass 2. In 2011, she appeared in the BBC Three television series The Fades playing the role of Anne's friend, Jay. Later in 2012 she played the role of Stefan Abingdon's girlfriend, Zoe, in the sitcom The Midnight Beast, then she appeared in her second project with Kimberley Nixon, the second and third series of Fresh Meat, as recurring character, Heather.
More recently she has become a playwright.
|The Other Man||Shop Assistant|
|2009||Man on a Motorcycle||Gallery Girl||Short film|
|Because I Like You||Sophie||Short film|
|See Me||Rebecca||Short film|
|2013||Kick-Ass 2||Erika Cho|
|2015||Ghost Fighting Corporation||Lucy||Short Film|
|2006||Casualty||Natalie Gayton||Episode: "Happy Hour"|
|2007||Sensitive Skin||Lucy||Episode: "Three Lost Loves"|
|2008||Hotel Babylon||Mei||Episode: "Episode 23"|
|2011||The Fades||Jay||Series regular|
|Black Mirror||Jamie||Episode: "The National Anthem"|
|2012||The Midnight Beast||Zoe|
|Fresh Meat||Heather||Season two, recurring character|
|2013||Season three, recurring character|
|2015||Horrible Histories||Empress Wu||Episode: "Awesome Alfred the Great"|
|2017||Squadron 42||Cara Webster||Voice / Motion Capture|