Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta "Leelee" Sobieski (born June 10, 1983) New York City, is an American actress with Polish ancestry. She achieved fame in her teens with roles in films such as "Deep Impact", "Eyes Wide Shut", "Never Been Kissed", "Joy Ride", and "The Glass House".

She received Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her portrayal of the title character in the television film "Joan of Arc". (1999).

Sobieski was first noticed by a talent scout in the cafeteria of a New York City private school. That encounter led to her getting the audition for the role of Claudia in "Interview with the Vampire" (1994).

In 1997, she snagged her first role in a studio film playing the daughter of Martin Short's character in the Tim Allen comedy "Jungle 2 Jungle".

In 1998 Sobieski appeared in the Merchant Ivory film "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries". Sobieski's performance received praise from critics; Emanuel Levy of "Variety", wrote that, "The graceful Sobieski registers strongly as a potential star, combining physical charm with technical skill."

In 2016, Sobieski confirmed "I don't do movie stuff anymore." Commenting on the reasons for her early retirement to "Us Weekly", Sobieski said, "I am just focused on my kids. Also, ninety percent of acting roles involve so much sexual stuff with other people, and I don't want to do that."

Sobieski now spends her time painting and doing sculpture.

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