10 things you didn't know about Sophie Turner

Willy Sanjuan/APSophie Turner is known for her role as Sansa Stark on ‘Game of Thrones.’
  • Sophie Turner is an actress who is known for her role as Sansa Stark on “Game of Thrones.”
  • She’s said she has been acting since she was 3 years old.
  • Turner’s natural hair colour is blonde.
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Best known for her role as Sansa Stark on the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones,” Sophie Turner has already launched an impressive acting career at the age of 24.

Here are some things you might not know about her.

Her role as Sansa Stark on ‘Game of Thrones’ was her debut as an actress

Believe it or not, Turner’s first major acting role was on “Game of Thrones.” She made her debut on the show as Sansa Stark in 2011 and has been nominated for several awards because of her performance.

She has a dog and an apartment in New York City with her husband, Joe Jonas

Sophie turner joe jonasPascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesThey got engaged in 2017.

Per Rolling Stone, Turner has an apartment in New York City with her husband, Joe Jonas. The pair got engaged in October 2017 and married in May 2019.

Together, they also have a dog named Porky Basquiat, who has his own Instagram account.

Turner said she began acting when she was 3 years old

In 2013, Turner told The Telegraph that she began acting when she was 3 years old because her mother took her to drama classes. She also said she’s always wanted to be an actress.

She has an Instagram account dedicated to reviewing sausages

In 2018, NME magazine shared that Turner has an Instagram account dedicated to reviewing sausages. The @SophiesSausageReviews account has around 37,000 followers and its bio reads, “Passionate Bout The Saus.”

The actress, unfortunately, she has not posted since 2018.

In 2014, she starred in a Bastille music video

Sophie turner bastille oblivionYoutube/BastillevideosThe video features her lip-syncing.

Turner was the star of Bastille’s music video for the track “Oblivion.”She’s also been in the Jonas Brothers’ video for “Sucker.”

She said her social-media following helped her get the role of Sansa Stark

According to The Telegraph, in a 2017 interview with Porter magazine, Turner said that social media helped her get the role of Sansa.

“It was between me and another girl who is a far better actress than I am, far better, but I had the followers, so I got the job,” she told the publication.

“A lot of what I have achieved is about timing and luck, but it is also, and I hate to say it, about a big social-media following,” she added.

She has a tattoo with a special meaning that’s related to her brothers

On her left arm, Turner has a triangular tattoo that she told Rolling Stone is based on “Plato’s theory that the soul is comprised of three parts – reason, spirit, and appetite.”

“Reason is my eldest brother, James, spirit is my other brother, Will, and I’m appetite. It means a lot to us,” Turner explained to Refinery29 in 2019.

She said Will has a matching one and James was supposed to get one as well but he opted out.

She’s a natural blonde

Sophie turnerJordan Strauss/Invision/APFor a few seasons, she dyed her hair for her role in ‘Game of Thrones.’

Although the character Sansa Stark is known for her iconic red hair, Turner is actually a natural blonde.

“The hair colour that is the most me is blonde,” Turner told Marie Claire in 2019. “It’s my natural hair colour. With red hair, I feel like a classier and more empowered woman. But when I’m blonde I feel normal and tomboy-ish, which is more my personality.”

She’s narrated audiobooks

So far, Turner has lent her voice to two audiobooks: “The Girl in the Mirror” by Lev Grossman, which is a short story, and “City of Heavenly Fire” by Cassandra Clare, which is a book in the “Mortal Instruments” series.

She has said that she has a ‘really strong’ bladder

In a 2016 interview with InStyle, Turner said she has a “really strong” bladder and only uses the bathroom twice a day.

“When I was little, I used to hold it in until I wet myself. I think I stretched my bladder so much that now I’m able to hold it for hours,” she told the publication. “I don’t even think about it during the day and then I eventually realise I should probably go.”

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