October 18, 2000 (22)
Sophie Thatcher is an American actress who has left a distinct mark in contemporary cinema with her absorbing performances and unique acting style.
Thatcher started gaining recognition for her pivotal role as Kayla Shepard in the Apple TV+ series “Prospect.” Her portrayal of a teenage girl struggling to survive on a toxic alien moon struck a chord with audiences worldwide, propelling her to a new level of visibility. Her subsequent performances, notably in “When the Street Lights Go On,” “Yellowjackets,” and “The Tomorrow War,” proved she wasn’t a one-hit wonder, but a reliable powerhouse capable of delivering compelling performances in diverse genres.
Thatcher’s trajectory in the industry has been marked by significant collaborations with other artists and celebrities, which have enriched her repertoire. She has worked alongside esteemed personalities such as Pedro Pascal, Jay Duplass, Anjelika Washington, and Andre Hyland in “Prospect.” In “The Tomorrow War,” she shared screen space with Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, and J.K. Simmons, while her role in “Yellowjackets” saw her collaborating with Tawny Cypress, Christina Ricci, and Juliette Lewis.
Thatcher’s remarkable performances haven’t gone unnoticed, as she has been honored with several noteworthy distinctions. Her work in “Prospect” earned her a Saturn Award nomination for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in 2019. In 2021, her stellar role in “Yellowjackets” won her the title of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the Critics Choice Super Awards.