Sophie Hunter

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Sophie Hunter
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Hunter in 2014
Sophie Irene Hunter

(1978-03-16) 16 March 1978 (age 44)
EducationSt Paul's Girls' School
Alma materUniversity of Oxford
L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq
  • Theatre director
  • playwright
FamilyJulius Drake
Michael Gow
(maternal grandfather)
J. E. B. Seely
(maternal great-great grandfather)

Sophie Irene Hunter (born 16 March 1978)[1] is an English avant-garde theatre and opera director, playwright, and former performer. Her career began in 2007 when she co-directed the experimental play The Terrific Electric.

She has directed an Off-Off-Broadway revival of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts (2010).

In 2015, Hunter married actor Benedict Cumberbatch.[2] They have three sons.

References[change | change source]

  1. Mosley, Charles (1 December 2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage. p. 3680. ISBN 978-0971196629.
  2. Fowler, Tara (14 February 2014). "Benedict Cumberbatch Marries Sophie Hunter". People. Retrieved 16 November 2015.