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Sophie Von Haselberg Grandparents: Meet Ruth Schindel and Fred Midler

The daughter of actress Bette Midler is known as Sophie Frederica Alohilani von Haselberg. In the United States of America, she was born on November 14, 1986 in Los Angeles, California. Like her mother, she is an actor as well. She attended the Fieldston School for Ethical Culture and went to Yale University to study sociology and East Asian studies.



She also worked for a Chinese advertising agency before returning to Yale in 2011 to enroll in the theater department to study acting. She was offered a part in the Woody Allen movie Irrational Man in 2015. She was chosen to appear in a Nicole Byer-starring MTV pilot that year. She began filming The Wizard of Lies for HBO in October 2015.

She filmed the part of Joyce in the historical drama Ask for Jane in 2017, and the movie was released in 2018. She portrayed Linda Elwell in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story on FX that year. She played the ACT UP activist Syd in season 2, episode 1 and the season finale of FX’s Pose.




Sophie Von Haselberg
Sophie Von Haselberg

Sophie’s mum, Bette Midler is well known for her skills as an actress, comedian, singer, and writer. In the 1965 off-off-Broadway productions of Cinderella Revisited and Miss Nefertiti Regrets, both directed by Tom Eyen and starring adults, she had her first professional acting job.

Sophie Von Haselberg Grandparents: Meet Ruth Schindel and Fred Midler



Sophie Von Haselberg’s maternal grandparents are Ruth Schindel, who lived as a seamstress and Fred Midler, a housepainter.

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