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Sonja Bennett

Sonja Bennett, actress, Preggoland,
Sonja Bennett as Ruth in Preggoland. Photo by Kevin Eastwood. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.

B: August 24, 1980 in Vancouver, BC

Sonja Bennett studied at Vancouver’s Studio 58 theatre school. She graduated in 2003 and was the recipient of the Earl Klein Memorial Scholarship in her last term. She received the “best Canadian actress in a lead role” award from the Vancouver Film Critics Circle and a special citation for artistic achievement from the Women in Film and Video for her feature debut in the 2002 film, Punch. She played the role of Daisy, a staunch environmentalist and pastry chef on the TV series, Godiva. In 2005, she received a Gemini Nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series for her work on the 7th and final season of Cold Squad.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Dents in the Sky (2002)
The Water Game (2002)
Punch (2002)
My Life Without Me (2003)
The Perfect Score (2004)
Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber (TV-2005)
Marker (2005)
Masters of Horror: Deer Woman (2005)
Where the Truth Lies (2005)
The Fog (2005)
Nostalgia Boy (2006)
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Fido (2006)
Gay Like Me? (2006)
Catch and Release (2007)
The Sabdlot 3 (VR-2007)
Young People Fucking (2007)
Elegy (2007)
The Koi Keeper (2008)
Control Alt Delete (2008)
Fatal Kiss (TV-2008)
Held Hostage (TV-2009)
Cole (2009)
A Dog Named Christmas (TV-2009)

Smokin’ Aces: Blowback (2010)
The Client List (2010)
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Pleased to Meet You (2011, short)
Gone (TV-2011)
Past Obsessions (TV-2011)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Donovan’s Echo (2011)
In No Particular Order (2012)
Random Acts of Romance (2013)
Preggoland (2014)
Kayak to Klemtu (2017)
Surveillance (TV-2019)

TV Series – Cast:
Cold Squad (2004-2005)
Godiva’s (2005-)
This Space for Rent (2006)

Mistresses (2015)
Sunnyhearts Community Centre (2016, mini-series)
Ghost Wars (2017)
When We Rise (2017, mini-series)
Android Employed (2017, mini-series)
Ghost Wars (2017)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
John Doe (2003)
Peacemakers (2003)
Tru Calling (2004)
The Dead Zone (2004, 2005)
Killer Instinct (2006)
Whistler (2006)
Stargate: Atlantis (2006)
Blade: the Series (2006)
Whistler (2006)
Supernatural (2006, 2016)
Exes & Oh’s (2007)
Traveler (2007)
Painkiller Jane (2007)
Masters of Science Fiction (2007)
Eureka (2007)
Fear Itself (2008)
Battlestar Galactica (2008, 2009)
Exes & Ohs (2009)
Psych (2009)

Hellcats (2011)
Artic Air (2013)
Parked (2014)
Motive (2015)
Convos with My 2-Year Old (2016)
The InBetween (2019)
Charmed (2019)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Preggoland (2014)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Sunnyhearts Community Centre (2016, mini-series)
Kim’s Convenience (2016)
Ghost Wars (2017, 1 episode)
Letterkenny (2018, 1 episode)

 Poster for the 2014 movie Preggoland courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Poster for the 2014 movie Preggoland courtesy of Mongrel Media.