Sophie Skelton was born and raised in Woodford, England, UK. She is the youngest of three, with two older brothers Sam and Roger. Her parents, Simon and Ruth Skelton, are both toy inventors. Having completed her A-Levels in Biology, Chemistry, English Literature and Maths she turned down her University offers to pursue her career as an actor, being the first in the family to go into acting.[1]

Sophie is also a trained singer and dancer, and has appeared in U.K. series like Doctors, DCI Banks, Waterloo Road, and Foyle’s War. She most recently appeared as Gemma Holt in an episode of the BBC drama Casualty, "Forsaking All Others", and she’s about to play the title role in Ren, an online fantasy action-adventure series.[2]



Year Movie Character
2014 The War I Knew Margaret
2016 Blackbird (Short) Rose


Year Title Role
2012 DCI Banks Becca Smith
2013 The Dumping Ground Esme Vasquez-Jones
2013 - 2014 Waterloo Road Eve Boston
2013 - 2015 Doctors Ellen Singleton / Yasmin Carish
2015 Foyle's War Student Jane
So Awkward Sofia Matthews
Casualty Gemma Holt / Gemma Hughes
2016 Ren Ren
2016 - Outlander Brianna Randall


  1. Sophie Skelton via IMDb
  2. Outlander finally casts Brianna – British newcomer Sophie Skelton will play daughter of Jamie and Claire in the Starz drama. January 28, 2016.