Leelee Sobieski

Leelee Sobieski

About Leelee Sobieski

Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski, known professionally as Leelee Sobieski, is an American film and television actress. Sobieski achieved recognition in her mid-teens for her performance in the 1998 film Deep Impact. She received an Emmy nomination for the 1999 TV movie Joan of Arc, and two Golden Globe nominations for Joan of Arc and the 2001 TV movie Uprising. Sobieski was born in New York City. Her mother, Elizabeth Sobieski (ne Salomon), is an American film producer and screenwriter who also works as Sobieski's manager, and her father, Jean Sobieski, is a French painter and former actor. Sobieski has a younger brother, Robert. Sobieski's first name, 'Liliane', was the name of her paternal grandmother. One of her middle names, 'Elsveta', is derived from 'Elbieta', which is the Polish equivalent of 'Elizabeth'. Her father is of Polish and Swiss ancestry.

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