Sophia Bush

Biography

Date of Birth 8 July 1982, Pasadena, California, USA Birth Name Sophia Anna Bush Nickname Soph Sophie Height 5' 4" (1.63 m) Mini Biography Sophia Anna Bush was born on July 8, 1982, in Pasadena, California. She is an only child. Her father, Charles William Bush, is a renowned advertising and celebrity photographer, and her mother, Maureen Bush, runs a photography studio. Young Bush was brought up in Pasadena; she made her acting debut in a school theater production while attending Westridge School for Girls, a small private school in her hometown. She was crowned the Queen of the Tournament of Roses at Pasadena Rose Parade in 2000; that same year, she graduated from High School. In 2002, Sophia Bush made her screen debut as "Sally", a college student, in the comedy Van Wilder: Animal Party (2002), opposite Ryan Reynolds. She attended the University of Southern California for three years and took Journalism major and Theatre minor, albeit she did not graduate, taking her leave of absence after getting the part as "Brooke Davis", a flirtatious cheerleader on the WB TV series "One Tree Hill" (2003). She was also cast to play opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger and Nick Stahl in Terminator 3: La rebelión de las máquinas (2003) but, after she began principal photography on the film, the director deemed her too young for the role and she was soon replaced by actress Claire Danes. However, Bush got her big break when "One Tree Hill" (2003) developed a loyal following and became her steady gig over four seasons. It was while working on the series that Bush began dating her on-screen love interest, actor Chad Michael Murray. They wed in April 2005, but split after five months, in September 2005. In December 2006, their divorce became final. Meanwhile, she continued to land big screen roles, such as "October Bantum" in Stay Alive (2006), a horror film by writer/director William Brent Bell, and as "Beth" in Todas contra él (2006), a comedy by director Betty Thomas. Bush is co-starring as "Grace Andrews", who is terrorized by a killer played by Sean Bean, in the remake of Carretera al infierno (The Hitcher) (2007). Outside of her acting profession, Bush has been working as an Assignment Editor for Annenberg TV News in her spare time. Her other talents include horseback riding, boxing and photography. She enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and is currently residing in Wilmington, North Carolina, where "One Tree Hill" (2003) is filmed. Spouse Chad Michael Murray (16 April 2005 - 29 September 2005) (annulled) Trade Mark Raspy voice Trivia Works for Annenberg TV News, a student news organization, in her spare time, as an Assignment Editor. Was the Tournament of Roses Parade Queen in 2000. Was cast as Kate Brewster in Terminator 3: La rebelión de las máquinas (2003) and even worked on-set for several days, but was replaced with Claire Danes when director Jonathan Mostow deemed her "too young" to play the role. She attended an all-girls high school in Pasadena, California called Westridge and graduated in the class of 2000. She is an alumna of the sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma at the University of Southern California. She attended USC for three years before getting the role of "Brooke Davis" on "One Tree Hill" (2003). Her dad, Charles William Bush, is a celebrity photographer and her mom, Maureen Bush, is a photography studio manager. Her favorite TV show is "Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales" (1999). 26 September 2005: Announced she has separated from her husband Chad Michael Murray. Special Skills: Photography, horseback riding, boxing. Sophia was #3 on Femme Fatales The 50 Sexiest Women of 2004. Named #15 on Much Music's 20 Hottest Women of 2004. Wore a Vera Wang Gown in her April 2005 wedding to Chad Michael Murray. Is an only child. Named #90 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women of 2007. Ranked #24 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list. Good friends with Bevin Prince, James Lafferty and Brittany Snow. She and Milo Ventimiglia are very close friends. They are members of charity for children. Has French-Canadian and Italian ancestry. Her favorite designers are Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Chloe and Ya-Ya. There are many designers who send items to the costume department of "One Tree Hill" (2003) specifically for her to wear. Is good friends with Danneel Ackles. Ranked as having one of the "Most Beautiful Faces" by "The Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces From Around the World." She was ranked #22 in 2010, #4 in 2009, #20 in 2008, and #38 in 2007. She attended USC for 3 years as a Journalism major.

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Birth Place

Pasadena, California, USA

Birth Date

7/8/1982
Known For
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The Hitcher

Grace Andrews

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John Tucker Must Die

Beth

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The Narrows

Kathy Popovich

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Hard Luck Love Song

Carla

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False Positive

Corgan

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Table for Three

Mary

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Chalet Girl

Chloe

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Point of Origin

Carrie Orr

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Acts Of Violence

Detective Brooke Baker

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Stay Alive

October

Starring In
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False Positive

Corgan

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Hard Luck Love Song

Carla

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Incredibles 2

Voyd (voice)

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Acts Of Violence

Detective Brooke Baker

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Marshall (Prime)

Jen at the Bar

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Chalet Girl

Chloe

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Table for Three

Mary

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The Narrows

Kathy Popovich

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The Hitcher

Grace Andrews

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John Tucker Must Die

Beth

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Stay Alive

October

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Supercross

Zoe Lang

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Van Wilder

Sally

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Point of Origin

Carrie Orr

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