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+++ Sophie Meister was born on November 1st 1981 in Freital close to Dresden & grew up in East Berlin where she attended a Russian school for four years +++ at the age of 12 she trained intensively roller skating & won a couple of competitions +++ already as teenager Sophie discovered her love for acting when she starred in her first German TV series +++ thanks to Franziska Knuppe Sophie began to work as a model during her last school years & became a finalist of the Elite-Model-Look 2000 +++ after her degree she started an international career, travelling to all Metropolitan cities worldwide +++ did campaigns for well-known labels & magazines, such as Vogue, Armani, Vivienne Westwood, Hugo Boss, L’ORÉAL & DKNY +++ through numerous commercials & small parts on TV Sophie rediscovered her love for acting +++ in 2004 she started her studies with Wolfgang Hosfeld at the Maxim Gorki Theatre in Berlin +++ acting became her passion & when she moved to NYC in 2005, Sophie continued her studies eagerly +++ supported by producer & now also good friend Ben Barenholtz, Sophie attended schools such as The HB-Studios, The Lee Strasberg Institute, took private classes & participated in different workshops +++ Sophie works regularly with a well known coach Jack Waltzers, a member of the “Actor’s Studio” +++ after her first roles at the age of 16, Sophie appeared in several German, American & French film projects & in 2008 she was on stage at an Off-Broadway-Show +++ she lives currently in Paris where she shot with Jean Reno, Jérémie Renier, Olivier Marshal, Pierre Arditi and David Atrakchi +++ in 2013 Sophie won her first award as best actress at the LA Movie Awards +++ at the moment she is nominated at the Madrid International Film Festival Awards +++