from Elle US, November 2003
Parentage: Father is a vicar in the Church of England.
Requested pronunciation: “So-FY-ah”
Best known for: From Hell, playing Johnny Depp’s wife
Upcoming: Thunderbirds, costarring Ben Kingsley, and Tristan and Isolde, costarring James Franco. “I love playing powerful women without having to be the sex vamp.”
On being the vicar’s daughter: “I didn’t rebel. My friends were getting pregnant and smoking dope. I was a swot, a boffin – a good student.”