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He moved to London following his divorce and the sale of his £2million marital home in Somerset.The 6ft 3in star still enjoys an outdoor daily swim near his home in the capital.She says she never talks about her love life, then starts and stops several sentences before putting her head in her hands. “If you were to do a line-up of past suitors, it’s definitely a very eclectic group, is all I’ll say,” she concludes.Myles is refreshingly devoid of the ambition that seeps from the pores of many young actors; she even took a gap year alone to Southeast Asia last year.But it was a bonnets-and-breeches outing that gave a 16-year-old Myles her big break a decade and a half ago, when Gosford Park screenwriter Julian Fellowes spotted her in a play at her Isleworth comprehensive and cast the vicar’s daughter as Lady Jane Grey in his 1996 TV series, The Prince and The Pauper.“He’d come to my school because it was exam time and the private schools wouldn’t let their kids out to film,” explains Myles drily, who still keeps in touch with Fellowes. Parts followed in period pieces, Colditz, the Thunderbirds remake and the thriller Art School Confidential, which also starred John Malkovich.He also received critical aclaimfor his portrayal of Josslyn Hay opposite Greta Scacchi in the 1988 movie White Mischief.Since then, he has been a successful British export to Hollywood, appearing in films such as the science fiction horror movie Alien 3 and opposite Arnold Schwarzegger as the villain in Last Action Hero.
The highlight of the trip was a rather severe-sounding fast and colon cleanse at a Thai spa.
The gods were certainly on Myles’s side when a small part in Patricia Rozema’s acclaimed adaptation of Mansfield Park got Myles noticed in the US; roles that followed included playing Johnny Depp’s wife in the Jack the Ripper film From Hell. “Each film I’ve done has had an impact on some level; there’s nothing there I’m embarrassed about.” Myles continues to earn praise while flying under the radar, which is exactly how she likes it. I like to be able to sit in a café and watch the world go by and observe people.
The minute you’re famous, all eyes are on you and people are reacting to you in an unnatural way.” But she’s discovered that it’s not easy being anonymous when your love life is gossip-worthy.
Posing as an Eastern European prostitute on a Somali pirate ship in the first episode of a new series of Spooks, Sophia Myles is clad in a gaudy get-up of stonewashed denim, hot pink Lycra and the sort of cheap bling you might associate with the oldest profession.
“It was just the most hideous, most unattractive outfit I’ve ever worn,” chuckles Myles, 30.
Spooks is giving Myles the opportunity to break free of corsets.