Spotlight on Sofia Milos

Hello CSI maniacs, in relation to the last post today I am coming back to you with some facts about Yelina’s portrayer. Enjoy the spotlight on life and career of Sofia Milos.

Life of Sofia Milos

Born in Zurich, Switzerland to a Greek mother and Italian father, her family still resides in Rome. The family moved to Rome, Italy when she was a child. In her teens, she entered a local beauty pageant, and after winning first prize went on to win the provincial, regional and national contests as well. Milos studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse in the United States under acting coach Milton Katselas. Blessed with a variety of international influences, she is now fluent in Italian, French, German, English, Greek, and Spanish and holds an Italian and American Passport.

Career of Sofia Milos

Sofia Milos has over 237 hrs of television on the air, as well as on film. starred opposite David Caruso on the international hit show CSI: Miami as, Yelina Salas, from season 1 to season 8 (2003-2010). Starred as Homeland Security Agent Bianca La Garda, inaction-packed international TV drama The Border (2007-2010), for which she won a nomination at the Montecarlo International Television Festival. Sofia Milos also hosted the Award Show in Monaco in 2012 with French Host Bernard Monteil. The role which first garnered her the international notice was her strong performance in the critically-acclaimed HBO series The Sopranos. Sofia Milos recurred as a mob boss, Annalisa Zucca, who goes toe-to-toe with Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini). With this role, she showed that she possesses the ability to be strong and powerful, while still remaining feminine and vulnerable and it’s this kind of performances for which she won an Artistic Achievement Award in 2010 in Banff and a Hellenic Times Award, in 2009 in NYC. Co starred in the French series Section De Recherche, speaking fluent French and starred in German cult film series “Tatort ” , as detective Abbey Lenning, speaking Swiss German. Next up is Chicago Justice , in which Sofia Milos guest stars as defense attorney Mary Willis , opposite Phillip Winchester and Jon Seda , directed by Eriq La Salle (“Daed Meat” 3.26.2017 also guest starring in Criminal Minds Beyond Borders, opposite Gary Sinise in the episode “Pankration”( April 2017). Sofia Milos stars in the thriller “The Stranger Inside” due this spring 2017.



  • The Stranger
  • Odissea Nell’Ospizio
  • The Secret of Joy
  • Passionada
  • The Order
  • Double Bang
  • Ladies’ Man
  • Pride & Peril
  • The Cross
  • Jane Austen’s MAFIA!
  • Screw Loose
  • Over the Line


  • Chicago Justice
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
  • Hail Mary
  • 1600PENN
  • The First Family
  • Section de Recherche
  • Tatort
  • The Border
  • CSI:Miami
  • Desire
  • ER
  • The Twilight Zone
  • Lo Zio D’America
  • Thieves
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • The Sopranos
  • 3-MK
  • The Secret Lives of Men
  • Caroline in the City
  • Getting Personal
  • The Love Boat
  • Friends
  • Mad About You
  • Too Something
  • Life with Roger
  • Shadow Ops
  • Club Paradise
  • Strange Luck
  • Vanishing Son
  • Weird Science
  • Platypus Man
  • Cafe Americain


Date of Birth 27 September 1965, Zurich, Switzerland, Height 5′ 8″ (1,73 m). Last name pronounced ‘Mee-loz’. Has one brother: Pino. Considers herself as an Italian – Greek , having grown up in a bilingual home and German speaking country . Went to a Greek , Italian and Swiss school. Learned French with her nanny and in school. Born Catholic and grew up with an Italian lifestyle between Rome, Milan and Switzerland. Her family still resides in Kalamata,Greece and in Rome, Italy. On vacation after heavy schedule on The Border (CBC) wrapped shooting in Toronto December 2007. [January 2008]

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