Leelee Sobieski - biography

Actor from United States of America

Leelee Sobieski Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski (born June 10, 1983 some sources say 1982), known professionally as Leelee Sobieski, is an American film and television actress. Sobieski achieved recognition in her mid-teens for her performance in the 1998 film Deep Impact. She received an Emmy nomination for the 1999 TV movie Joan of Arc, and two Golden Globe nominations for Joan of Arc and the 2001 TV movie Uprising. Sobieski was born in New York City. Her mother, Elizabeth Sobieski (née Salomon), is an American film producer and screenwriter who also works as Sobieski's manager, and her father, Jean Sobieski, is a French painter and former actor. Sobieski has a younger brother, Robert. Sobieski's first name, "Liliane", was the name of her paternal grandmother. One of her middle names, "Elsveta", is derived from "Elżbieta", which is the Polish equivalent of "Elizabeth". Her father is of Polish and Swiss ancestry. Her maternal grandfather, United States Navy captain Robert Salomon, was Jewish, and Sobieski grew up in a "pan-religious" family; she has said that she is "proud of [her] Jewish roots". She attended Trevor Day School and studied literature and fine art at Brown  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Liliane Sobieski,Lilliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski,Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski,LeeLee Sobieski,Lee
Date of birth
1983-06-10
Place of birth
New York City
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Jean Sobieski, Elizabeth Salomon
Spouse(s)
Adam Kimmel Matthew Davis
Children
Louisanna Ray Kimmel
Siblings
Robert Sobieski
Profession
Actor

Education

Institution From To
Brown University

Performances

Year Performance Character
2012 Branded Abby Gibbons
2009 Night Train Chloe
2009 Public Enemies Polly Hamilton
2008 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Muriella
2007 88 Minutes Lauren Douglas
2006 In a Dark Place Anna Veigh
2006 Lying Sarah
2006 Coven
2006 The Elder Son Lolita
2006 The Wicker Man Sister Honey
2005 Hercules Deianira
2003 L'Idole Sarah Silver
2001 My First Mister Jennifer - 'J'
2001 The Glass House Ruby Baker
2000 Here on Earth Samantha
1998 A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries Charlotte Anne 'Channe' Willis, Age 14
1994 Reunion Anna Yates

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