New Zealand actress Sophia Hawthorne has died suddenly.
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.
Terribly sad news about Sophia Hawthorne. My condolences to her family, friends & colleagues. She'll be missed by so many. No words. X— Sarah McMullan (@SarahMcMullanNZ) February 18, 2016
Deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sophia Hawthorne. Remembering her brilliant performance in Savage Honeymoon https://t.co/w1z4teXgtM— NZ On Screen (@nzonscreen) February 18, 2016