French-Moroccan actress, songwriter and singer Sofia Essaïdi was revealed at the age of eighteen when she competed in Star Academy. This was followed by an international tour and a first album, Mon Cabaret, in 2005.

After playing the famous Cleopatra and Velma Kelly (Chicago) on stage, Sofia received the Prix des Jeunes Talents in 2010 for her performance in the TV films Aïcha. In 2018, she played in Kepler(s), selected at Séries Mania, then in 2020 in La Promesse.

She will appear in Hélène Angel’s Qu’est-ce qu’elle a ma famille, adapted from the book by Marc-Olivier Fogiel. In 2022 she will star in the series Les Combattantes, as well as in the upcoming films by Mario Martone (Nostalgia), Michale Boganim (Tel Aviv-Beirut) and Olivier Marchal (Overdose).

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