“Hi my name is Sonja Bennett, I’m an actress and a writer from Vancouver BC. What does Canada mean to you? Show us your life, your Canada.”
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sonja 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, and 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. Bennett starred in the 2002 film Punch which her father, Guy Bennett, wrote and directed. She wrote the screenplay for the 2014 film Preggoland, in which she also starred.