19 Feb 2016

Sophia Hawthorne dies suddenly

12:26 pm on 19 February 2016

New Zealand actress Sophia Hawthorne has died suddenly.

Sophia Hawthorne

Sophia Hawthorne Photo: FACEBOOK

She starred on-stage in Cabaret, Closer, Romeo and Juliet, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show and was seen on screen in When Love Comes, Savage Honeymoon and Insiders Guide to Happiness.

She is the daughter of actress Elizabeth and director Raymond and the sister of Emmeline.

Hawthorne was twice nominated for Best Actress in a TV Drama for her role in Insiders Guide.