Sophie Lara Winkleman (born 5 August 1980) is an English actress. As the wife of Lord Frederick Windsor, son of Queen Elizabeth II's first cousin Prince Michael of Kent, she is formally referred to as Lady Frederick Windsor, but continues to use her maiden name in her professional career.
Winkleman was born in Primrose Hill, London. Her father, Barry Winkleman, published the Times Atlas of World History, her mother is the children's author Cindy Black, and her half-sister by her father's first marriage is the television presenter Claudia Winkleman. Winkleman was educated at the City of London School for Girls and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where she read English literature. She joined the Cambridge Footlights and wrote and performed in the comic revue Far Too Happy, which toured Britain for three months and garnered the troupe's first Perrier Award nomination in 20 years. She was a member of the National Youth Theatre. She is also a soprano, reprising her singing in the First Love series for Sky Arts.