Friday, August 5, 2016

Royal Profile: The Lady Fredrick Windsor

The Lady Fredrick Windsor aka Sophie Lara Winkleman was born 5 August 1980 as the daughter of Barry and Cindy Winkleman{Source}. She has one older half sister, Claudia, from her father's first marriage{Source}.

She has been active in theatre and dramatic arts since childhood.  Winkleman was educated at the City of London School for Girls and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge where she read English literature {Source}.  She joined the university's dramatic society Cambridge Footlights.  She wrote and performed in the comic revue Far Too Happy {Source}.Winkleman is also a member of the National Youth Theatre {Source}.

On 14 February 2009, Winkleman became engaged to Lord Frederick Windsor {Source}. They married in Hampton Court Palace on 12 September 2009 {Source}. Together, they have two daughters{Source}:
  • Miss Maud Elizabeth Daphne Marina Windsor (2013)
  • Miss Isabella Alexandra May Windsor (2016)

She is the daughter in law of Prince Michael of Kent & Princess Michael of Kent.
She and her husband attended Bvlgari's pre-Oscar charity event in 2015{Source}. She portrayed Zoey on Two and a Half Men {Source}.She portrayed the Older Susan in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe{Source}.She portrayed Big Suze in Peep Show{Source}. She appeared on Waking the Dead in 2002{Source}. She was a writer of additional material for Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul{Source}.She co-wrote a short film Love Letters with her husband in 2011{Source}. Together, they also starred in the film {Source}. In 2009, she appeared as herself in the made for TV movie documentary Red Dwarf: The Making of 'Back to Earth'{Source}.She played Violet in Shaw's "Man and Superman Charlotte in Moliere's "Don Juan" and Archangela in "Gallileo's Daughter", a new play by 'Timberlake Wertenbeker' - Theatre Royal, Bath (2004).

By virtue of her marriage, she became entitled to be styled as Lady Frederick Windsor, but continues to use her maiden name in her professional career {Source}.
She was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Show in 2007 (Monte Carlo Golden Nymph Awards){Source}. She was named Perrier Best Newcomer Nominee 2001{Source}. She received a nomination as BBC Best Newcomer 2002{Source}.She was a nominee for Cambridge Footlights Best Newcomer 2001 {Source}.

She, her husband and their family reside in California

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