Harvey Weinstein: English actor says alleged sexual assault ruined her film career

Exclusive: Sophie Dix says encounter at the Savoy hotel when she was 22 was ‘the single most damaging thing that’s happened in my life’

An English actor who was on the brink of a career in the British film industry in the 1990s has told how her trajectory was “massively cut down” after an alleged sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein in a London hotel.

Sophie Dix claimed the Hollywood mogul performed an unwelcome sexual act in her presence after she was invited up his room at the Savoy hotel “to watch some rushes” – a film production term for unprocessed footage from a day’s filming.

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