Sonja Bennett

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Sonja Bennett
Born (1980-08-24) August 24, 1980 (age 33)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present
Height 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Family Guy Bennett (father)
Website
www.sonjabennett.ca

Sonja Bennett (born August 24, 1980) is a Canadian actress who played a lead role in the Canadian romantic comedy Young People Fucking for which she received the Canadian award of Best Supporting Actress in the 8th Annual Awards of Vancouver Film Critics Circle.[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, she is the daughter of director/writer Guy Bennett and Anna Hart. She was raised mainly by her mother in different areas. She is a graduate of Garibaldi Secondary School in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. She also attended the University of British Columbia for two years on an academic scholarship. Afterwards, she attended Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia and enrolled in the Studio 58 program.

For the small screen Bennett played recurring roles on the NBC series Battlestar Galactica, Warner Brothers' Traveler, New Line television series Blade as well as Eureka, Dead Zone and Cold Squad. She has played guest starring roles on the series Supernatural, Stargate Atlantis, Psych, Painkiller Jane, John Doe. Bennett starred in the series Godiva's for CHUM television for which she received Leo Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Dramatic Series 2006.[2]

Bennett starred in the 2002 film Punch which her father, Guy Bennett, wrote and directed.[3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Dents in the Sky Sue Short film
2002 Water Game, TheThe Water Game Grad
2002 Punch Ariel
2003 My Life Without Me Sarah
2003 Ferry Tale Vicky Short film
2004 Perfect Score, TheThe Perfect Score Pregnant Girl
2005 Where the Truth Lies Bonnie
2005 Fog, TheThe Fog Mandi
2006 Nostalgia Boy Connie Golden Short film
2006 Fido Tammy
2006 Catch and Release Caterer
2007 Cabinet, TheThe Cabinet Lizzie Short film
2007 Sandlot: Heading Home, TheThe Sandlot: Heading Home Pearl Video
2007 Shutter Aurora Short film
2007 Young People Fucking Mia
2008 Elegy Beth
2008 Control Alt Delete Jane
2008 Gold! Gold! Gold! Trina Short film
2009 Cole Maybelline
2010 Stained Jennifer
2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball Jules Scott Video
2010 Fathers & Sons Sonja
2011 Pleased to Meet You Tracy Short film
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Mother on Sidewalk
2011 Donovan's Echo Sarah
2012 Random Acts of Romance Lynn
2012 In No Particular Order Claire

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 John Doe Delphine Young Episode: "Psychic Connection"
2003 Peacemakers Georgia Episode: "No Excuse"
2004 Tru Calling Beth Episode: "The Getaway"
2004 Dead Zone, TheThe Dead Zone Rachel Caldwell Episodes: "Finding Rachel: Parts 1 & 2", "Tipping Point"
2004-2005 Cold Squad Det. Samantha Walters Regular role (13 episodes)
2005 Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber Eliza TV film
2005 Marker Kim TV film
2005 Dead Zone, TheThe Dead Zone Rachel Caldwell Episode: "Broken Circle"
2005 Masters of Horror Dana Episode: "Deer Woman"
2005-2006 Godiva's Daisy Main role (19 episodes)
2006 Killer Instinct Darla Episode: "While You Were Sleeping"
2006 Stargate Atlantis Dahlia Radim Episode: "Coup D'etat"
2006 Blade: The Series Vanessa Episodes: "Descent", "The Evil Within", "Delivery"
2006 Whistler Kate Judson Episode: "Meltdown"
2006 Supernatural Pamela Clayton Episode: "Croatoan"
2007 This Space for Rent April Melnyk Episodes: "Stain'd", "Elvis Kwan Blows"
2007 Traveler Maya Episodes: "The Out", "The Tells", "The Trader"
20007 Masters of Science Fiction Judge Pomfrey Episode: "Jerry Was a Man"
2007 Painkiller Jane Stacey Episode: "Jane 113"
2007 Eureka Callie Curie Episodes: "Sight Unseen", "Maneater", "All That Glitters"
2008 Fear Itself Ruthie Episode: "In Sickness and in Health"
2008 Love to Kill Teresa TV film
2008 Crime Stories Vicki Episode: "The Slave Master"
2008 Battlestar Galactica Specialist 2nd Class Marcie Brasko Episode: "Revelations"
2009 Battlestar Galactica' Specialist 2nd Class Marcie Brasko Episodes: "Sometimes a Great Notion", "Someone to Watch Over Me"
2009 Exes and Ohs Kate Episodes: "The Roads Previously Not Taken", "I Do. Do I?", "2.5"
2009 What Color Is Love? Marsha Barclay TV film
2009 Psych Annie Episode: "Tuesday the 17th"
2009 Held Hostage Sandi Clark TV film
2009 Dog Named Christmas, AA Dog Named Christmas Hannah McCray TV film
2010 Client List, TheThe Client List Dee TV film
2011 Hellcats Vicky Episode: "Fancy Dan"
2011 Gone Liz Cook TV film
2011 Past Obsessions Estelle TV film
2013 Arctic Air Miranda Episode: "Fool Me Once"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "8th Annual Award Winners". Retrieved February 18, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Sonja Bennett Filmography. Sonjabennett.ca. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  3. ^ Punch. Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved on 03 October 2009.
  4. ^ "Past Award Winners | Vancouver International Film Festival". Retrieved 8 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Leo Awards - 2010 Nominees". Leoawards.com.  Retrieved on 08 August 2010.

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