Sophia Taylor Ali is an American actress who is best known for appearing in the television series Grey’s Anatomy (2005), and Faking It (2014), and the horror film Truth or Dare (2018).
Sophia Ali was born as Sophia Taylor Ramseyer Ali IMDb on Tuesday, November 7, 1995 (age 25 years, as of 2020), in San Diego, California, USA. She did her schooling at Edward S. Marcus High School in Texas, US.
IMDb Height: 5′ 8″
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Family & Ethnicity
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Asim Ali, and her mother, Brooke Ali, runs a vegan restaurant, Viridescent Kitchen. She has two brothers, Shan Ali, a chef, and Kamran Ali.
Relationships, Husband & Children
In 2003, she made her television debut with the show K Street in which she played the role of Sophia Al Sabih. Thereafter, she appeared in various shows like Barney & Friends (2006), Shake It Up (2010), Melissa & Joey (2012), etc. In 2016, she came into the spotlight with Faking It in which she played the recurring role of Sabrina.
Thereafter, in 2018, she gained popularity for playing the role of Dr. Dahlia Qadri in the show Grey’s Anatomy. The iconic breakout scene, when Dr. Dahlia Qadri took off her hijab to help an emergency patient, earned Sophia immense recognition.
Later, in the same year, she appeared in the shows Famous in Love, and The Mick.
In 2007, she made her film debut with Missionary Man in which she played the role of an American Indian kid. Thereafter, she appeared in various films like The Walking Deceased (2015), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017), etc. In 2018, she played the role of Penelope Amari in the American horror film ‘Truth or Dare.’
In 2016, she made her digital debut with the web series The Disappearing Girl in which she played the role of Leone. In 2020, she rose to fame with Amazon Prime’s The Wilds in which she played the role of Fatin Jadmani. The series showcases the lives of a group of teen girls who must fight for survival while they are stuck on a deserted island after a plane crash.
- Food: Mac and cheese, Hugo’s tacos
- Shoe Brands: Vans, Dr. Martens
- Singer: Sza, Kendrick Lamar, Anderson Paak, Kanye West
- Travel Destination: Yosemite National Park, California
- Sophia Ali is vegan. In an interview, while sharing her beauty secrets, she said,
I don’t usually wear makeup unless I’m working. So I don’t have a particular skin regimen that I stick to. But I do eat very clean. No meat or dairy. I think that helps maintain my skin a lot.”
- Sophia Ali has various tattoos inked on her body; a rose and cupids tattoo on her right thigh, a sword tattoo on her back, a sailor jerry heart tattoo, etc.
- Sophia Ali is a dog lover. The sailor jerry heart tattoo on her right arm has the name ‘Jack ‘ inked in the middle. In an interview with Culture magazine, she revealed that Jack is her pet rescue dog. While describing her dog, she said,
He is the love of my life…He’s taught me a lot…When he was six months old, I lost him and it was a huge wake-up call that I need to care less about myself.”
- In The Wilds (2020), Ali played the role of Fatin Jadmani. In an interview, Sophia revealed that she felt deeply connected to the character. While talking about her character, she said,
She is a strong woman who is so much like me, It’s everything I’ve ever wanted for myself as an actor.”