Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski was born in New York, on June 10, 1982. She is the daughter of freelance writer Elizabeth Sobieski and French painter Jean Sobieski (also the brother of Roby born in 1989). She has dark blonde hair, blue eyes and is 5'9" tall. She currently resides in New York.
A casting agent discovered her while scouting the cafeteria of a New York City private school. The man asked Leelee to audition for a role in Interview With The Vampire (1994) which she ended up losing to Kirsten Dunst. At the age of thirteen she starred in the TV movie Reunion (1994) and later in A Horse for Danny (1995). Her first feature film debut was the Tim Allen Disney movie Jungle 2 Jungle (1997). This lead to a role in Deep Impact (1998) and a leading role in the 1999 TV miniseries Joan of Arc. She is known for landing a role in Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut", the Drew Barrymore flick "Never Been Kissed", "The Glass House" and the teen film "Here On Earth".
Golden Globe: Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series/Made for TV Film: Uprising.
Golden Globe: Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series/Made for TV Film: Joan of Arc.
Golden Satellite Award: Nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series/Made for TV Film: Joan of Arc.
CFCA: Nominated, Most Promising Actress: A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries.
Emmy: Nominated, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: Joan of Arc.
Young Artist Award: Nominated, Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress: A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries.
Young Star Award: Nominated, Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film: Never Been Kissed and best Performance by a Young Actress in a Mini-Series: Joan of Arc.
Appeared in the music video for Jessica Simpson's "Where You Are"
She was featured as #29 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement.
Collects locks of hair from major stars appearing with her in films. Tom Cruise refused to participate when filming Eyes Wide Shut (1999).
Her father is somewhere in line to the throne of Poland. He has a title that he does not use. The entire family, on her father's side, are direct desendents of Jan III Sobieski, who was kind of Poland from 1674-96.
Earned $1 million for her role in The Glass House.
As an Actress:
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007) .... Muriella
The Wicker Man (2006) .... Honey
Lying (2006) .... Sarah
The Optimist (2006) .... Lolita
88 Minutes (2006) .... Lauren Douglas
In a Dark Place (2006) .... Anna
London (2005) .... French Woman
Hercules (2005/I) (TV) .... Deianeira
Heavens Fall (2005) .... Victoria Price
"Liaisons dangereuses, Les" (2003) (mini) TV Series .... Cécile de Volanges
Max (2002/I) .... Liselore Von Peltz
Idole, L' (2002) .... Sarah Silver
Uprising (2001) (TV) .... Tosia Altman
Glass House, The (2001/I) .... Ruby Baker
Joy Ride (2001) .... Venna
My First Mister (2001) .... Jennifer ('J')
Here on Earth (2000) .... Samantha 'Sam' Cavanaugh
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) .... Milich's Daughter
Joan of Arc (1999/I) (TV) .... Joan D'Arc
Never Been Kissed (1999) .... Aldys Martin
Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, A (1998) .... Charlotte Anne 'Channe' Willis, Age 14
Deep Impact (1998) .... Sarah Hotchner Beiderman
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) (as LeeLee Sobiesky) .... Karen Kempster
"Charlie Grace" (1995) TV Series .... Jenny Grace
Horse for Danny, A (1995) (TV) .... Danny
Reunion (1994/I) (TV) .... Anna Yates
Notable TV Guest Appearances:
"Frasier" (1993) playing "Sheila" (voice) in episode: "Enemy at the Gate" (episode # 10.2) 1 October 2002
"F/X: The Series" (1996) playing "Tanya" in episode: "Evil Eye" (episode # 2.15) 10 May 1998
"NewsRadio" (1995) playing "Girl" in episode: "Arcade" (episode # 3.4) 23 October 1996
"Home Court, The" (1995) playing "Leslie" in episode: "Love, Death & Soda" (episode # 1.19) 20 April 1996
"Grace Under Fire" (1993) playing "Lucy" in episode: "Positively Hateful" (episode # 3.16) 7 February 1996