Birth Name: Sophie McShera
Birth Place: Bradford, Yorkshire, England, GB
Born in 1985 in the West Yorkshire county borough of Bradford, England, Sophie McShera was part of a large Irish family headed by her financial advisor father and teacher mother. She spent her childhood in Bradford's Eccleshill Ward, where she attended St. Joseph's College before joining the Footsteps Theatre School, which launched her interest in acting. McShera's big break came soon after, when at the age of 12, she landed a role in a production of "The Goodbye Girl" at the London Palladium. A national tour of "Annie" preceded drama studies at Brunel University, where she also launched a boutique confectionary company, That Sweet Feeling. After graduation, McShera began her TV acting caree...
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