Sophie Simnett (born 5 December 1997) is an English actress, known for her roles as Skye Hart on the Disney Channel musical series The Lodge and Samaira Dean on the Netflix drama series Daybreak.Simnett was born in Chiswick, West London. At the age of seven, she began taking various film and acting courses, and was educated at Putney High School.Simnett made her professional acting debut in Footsteps of Angels, a 2014 short film. She then appeared in the 2016 film Mum’s List, as the younger version of Kate. On her eighteenth birthday, she was cast in the role of Skye Hart on the Disney Channel musical drama series The Lodge after thirteen auditions. She starred in The Lodge from 2016 to 2017, and was featured on two accompanying soundtracks for the series. Simnett also acted as a story consultant for the series.In 2018, she starred in the Christmas comedy film Surviving Christmas with the Relatives as Bee. In 2019, Simnett began starring in the Netflix drama series Daybreak, as Samaira Dean. She is also set to portray the role of Red in the upcoming drama film Twist.