Sophie Charlene Akland Monk (born 14 December 1979) is a London-born Australian pop singer, actress and model. Monk was a member of female pop group Bardot and released a solo album Calendar Girl. She has appeared in films such as Date Movie and Click.
Monk began appearing in films after Bardot disbanded. She appeared in a minor role as Marilyn Monroe for a high-budget telemovie The Mystery Of Natalie Wood (2004), and she was in the music video "Always" for rock group blink-182.
In 2005 Monk portrayed Andy in the spoof comedy Date Movie. Filming took place in Los Angeles, California in late 2005 and the film was released on 17 February 2006. The film stars Alyson Hannigan and Jennifer Coolidge. Despite negative reviews, the film was a box office success earning worldwide $84,795,656. She also appeared in the Adam Sandler comedy Click portraying Stacey, a flirtatious, bimbo secretary whom Monk described in an interview as "... kind of a floozy that kind of just works there because she gets around a bit. Another serious character".
In 2007 Monk made her American television debut in the HBO comedy series Entourage in the episode "The Day Fuckers". She also had a role portraying Cynthia Rose in Sex and Death 101.
In 2006 she was cast to play the villain Mason Masters in Warner Premiere's Spring Breakdown. Monk describes her character as "... the head of the evil girls. I'm like the evil bitch that everyone wants to be like and they all end up hating her". The film suffered a long post-production period due to distribution problems. The film, originally set for a cinematic release, was released to DVD on 16 January 2009 to mixed reviews.
In September 2008 Dark Castle Entertainment announced Monk was to portray Alexa in The Hills Run Red. Filming took place towards the start of 2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The film premiered at UK Frightfest, a horror film festival. The film was released straight-to-DVD on 29 September 2009.
In 2009 Monk announced to MTV Australia she has signed on for the comedy film Spring Break '83 portraying Brittney. Filming took place in March 2009 in Los Angeles. The film stars Jamie Kennedy, Raviv Ullman and John Goodman. A preview premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. The film suffered salary issues and distribution problems and is not yet released.
In 2007 Monk signed on for the indie horror film Murder World portraying Brooke. The film stars Scout Taylor-Compton. The film has suffered in development with numerous pushbacks and distribution problems. The film was announced to be picked up by Lionsgate for a worldwide distribution deal. The film would be later retitled Life Blood. The film was released straight-to-DVD 27 April 2010.
Monk will appear alongside Cameron Richardson in the indie comedy Hard Breakers portraying Lindsay Greene. Filming took place in 2009 in Los Angeles. She will also portray Princess Ellen in the National Lampoon comedy The Legend of Awesomest Maximus.
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Sophie Monk at 'City Of Angels' Benefit Hosted By Angel Champagne at Voyeur