Sonia Todd

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Sonia Todd
Born 1959 (age 56–57)
Adelaide, Australia
Nationality Australian
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989 – present
Notable work Police Rescue (1989–1996)
McLeod's Daughters (2001–2009)
Home and Away (2009–2013)

Sonia Todd (born 1959; Adelaide) is an Australian actress. She is best known for her television roles as Sgt. Georgina Rattray in Police Rescue, Meg Fountain in McLeod's Daughters and Gina Austin in the soap opera Home and Away.

Biography[edit]

She studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art and starred in the play Strictly Ballroom, directed by Baz Luhrmann. She also played the waitress, Sylvia, in the film Shine directed by Scott Hicks, in the café scene where Geoffrey Rush plays Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov to an understandably stunned audience.

Todd is married to Rhett Walton and has two sons (born in 1992 and 2000), the first from a previous relationship.[1]

Todd became known from the role of 'Georgia Rattray' in the television series Police Rescue, for which she won for an AFI Award in 1991. She was also nominated for an AFI Award for her role in the four-part mini-series The Potato Factory (2000).

From 2001–06, 2007, 2009 (guest), she played 'Meg Fountain' in McLeod's Daughters.

Todd held a recurring role in All Saints from late 2007 to early 2008; she portrayed psychiatrist Dr Elizabeth Foy. She also appeared in All Saints previously, playing the part of Kate Larson

In January 2009, Todd joined the cast of Seven Network drama series Home and Away in the regular role of Gina Austin. After four years on the show, Todd decided to leave Home and Away to pursue other acting challenges.[2] She appears in the legal drama Janet King.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1994 Police Rescue Sgt. Georgia Rattray
1996 Natural Justice: Heat Jennifer Harivald
1996 Shine Sylvia
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1989–96 Police Rescue Sgt. Georgia Rattray 58 episodes
1990 Come In Spinner Helen McFarland TV movie
1991 Country Practice, AA Country Practice Jane Anderson Episodes: "Motherly Love: Part 1 and Part 2"
1992 Mother and Son Policewoman Episode: "The Big Sleep"
1994 G.P. Judy Walsh Episode: "Out"
1995 Natural Justice Jennifer Harivald TV series
1997 Halifax f.p: Someone You Know Helen Hunt TV movie
1997 Reprisal Susan TV movie
1997 Simone de Beauvoir's Babies Karla TV miniseries
1997 Good Guys, Bad Guys Wendy Johnson Episode: "Storm Warning"
1997 Return to Jupiter Cmdr Edwina Dent Episode: "Rescue"
1997 Mirror, Mirror II Caroline McFarlane TV series
1998 Water Rats Det. Sergeant Louise Bradshaw 13 episodes
1999 Wildside Dr. Alexa Grant Episode: "2.20"
2000 Marriage Acts Jean McKinnon TV movie
2000 Potato Factory, TheThe Potato Factory Hannah Solomon TV miniseries
2001 All Saints Kate Larson 7 episodes
2001–07 McLeod's Daughters Meg Fountain 106 episodes
2007–08 All Saints Dr. Elizabeth Foy 7 episodes
2009 McLeod's Daughters Meg Fountain Episode: "The Long Paddock"
2009–13 Home and Away Gina Austin
2010 Rake Jane Episode: "R vs Langhorn"
2014 Janet King Gail Jones
Theatre
Year Title Role Notes
1984 Holiday Makers Unknown Performed at NIDA in Sydney.
1984 All's Well That Ends Well Unknown Performed at NIDA in Sydney.
1984; 1986 Strictly Ballroom Jenny Ferguson Performed at NIDA in Sydney in 1984, and in Bratislava in 1986.
1985 Dreamplay Unknown Performed at NIDA in Sydney.
1985 Chamber Music Unknown Performed at NIDA in Sydney.
1985 The Greeks trilogy Athene Performed at NIDA in Sydney and at St Martin's Youth Arts Centre in Melbourne.
1985 Once in a Lifetime Unknown Performed at NIDA in Sydney.
1987 The Winter Tale Unknown Performed at the Seymour Centre, Sydney.
1987 The Golden Age Unknown Performed at the Seymour Centre, Sydney.
1987 Les Liaisons Dangereuses Unknown Performed at the Seymour Centre, Sydney.
1989 Operation Holy Mountain Unknown Performed at the Seymour Centre, Sydney.
1989 Harold in Italy Unknown Performed at the Sydney Opera House drama theatre.
1994 Table for One? Unknown Performed at the Ensemble Theatre, Sydney.
2005 Love Letters Unknown Performed at the Parade Theatre at NIDA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0910572/
  2. ^ a b Stewart, Carolyn (27 April – 3 May 2013). "So long, Sonia". TV Week (17): 7. 

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