Sonja Bennett (born August 24, 1980) is a Canadian actress and screenwriter. Her film debut was in the Canadian feature film Punch (2002), for which she won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Canadian Film. She has since starred in the films Donovan's Echo, Cole, Control Alt Delete, Young People Fucking, and Fido as well as the television series Godiva's and Cold Squad. In 2014, Bennett made her screenwriting debut with Preggoland in which she also starred.
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia on August 24, 1980, Bennett is the daughter of director/writer Guy Bennett and Anna Hart. She was raised mainly by her mother, living in several locations. She is a graduate of Garibaldi Secondary School in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. She attended the University of British Columbia for two years on an academic scholarship. Following that, she attended Langara College in Vancouver, and enrolled in the Studio 58 program.
Movies & TV shows
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Kayak to Klemtu
A 14-year-old girl is going to kayak the length of the Inside Passage in order to testify against the proposed oil tanker traffic through her homeland waters.
Charmed is set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne and follows the lives of three sisters who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of al...
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The Kims are a Korean-Canadian family that runs a convenience store in Toronto. Mr. They are and Mr. and Mrs. Kim had two kids, Jung and Janet, who are now young adults, and set up shop near Regent Pa...
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In order to uncover the motive of each murder, a team of investigators led by homicide detective Angie Flynn set out to find the killer's connection to the victim. Before and after the crime is commit...
In No Particular Order
Suspended in post-adolescence, twenty-something Sarah (Kristine Cofsky) alternates between hedonism and ennui. Urged on by her sister, Sarah awakens to the possibility that life could be different- an...
Random Acts of Romance
Random Acts of Romance looks at the crazy and obsessive behaviors that come from love. There are moments of uncomfortably illuminating hilarity as characters confront situations we all identify with i...
To the outside world, it would appear Shane Walsh (Josie Davis) has it all - a wealthy and loving husband, a beautiful home, and a lavish lifestyle... but appearances can be deceiving. Matt Walsh (Dav...
A series of events force a man to think about his past and future.
The kidnapping of a young girl propels her mother into a web of conspiracy theories.
The Client List
After she and her husband lose their jobs, she ends up in the middle of a prostitution ring after accepting a position at a massage parlor.
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball
Walter Weed is a desk jockey at the FBI when they discover a plot to kill him. A team of psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a beauty who has a unique...
An intense thriller about a lonely bookseller's obsessive love affair, and her protective best friend, who alone knows the horrible truth about her obsession.
When his sister's home life begins to decline in his absence, a small town youth finds fulfillment and romance in a big city's creative writing course, but feels obliged to sacrifice them.
Playing for Keeps
A white woman has an affair with a married African-American basketball star and challenges him for custody of their mixed-race son. It's based on a true story.
A Dog Named Christmas
A young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family and the entire rural community to adopt a dog for Christmas.
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In Sickness and in Health
A woman about to be married gets a note that says she is a serial killer.
Control Alt Delete
CONTROL ALT DELETE is a romantic comedy about addiction and love in the information age. Lewis realized he may not be the only one hiding a dirty little secret as he struggled to integrate his public ...
Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher, threw into tragic disarray David Kepesh's life, which he indicates is a state of "emancipated ma...
There are thirteen films from premiere horror writers and directors in the television series.
A beautiful woman with two different identities is married to two husbands who are not rich but deeply in love with her. She manipulated the brakes of the first husband's car causing a fatal accident....
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Young People Fucking
On a Tuesday night, five couples have separate sexual adventures. Matt and Kris, friends for years, want to have an only-once, no-strings good time. Abby and Andrew, married, celebrate his birthday, b...
Masters of Science Fiction
Masters of Science Fiction is an American television anthology series with each hour long episode taking the form of a separate short film adaptation of a story by a respected member of the science fi...
The friends have been in graduate school. A simple prank to rollerblade through one of New York City's most famous museums makes Jay and Tyler prime suspects in a terrorist bombing. They can't turn to...
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This Space for Rent
The Canadian dramedy This Space for Rent was a special pilot for the "Comedy Week" on the CBC and starred Dov Tiefenbach. Lucky Carroway is a recent university graduate and writer who finds that life ...
Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail thanks to his police officer father's efforts. Shawn was wrongly accused of a crime he solved because of his frequent tips to the pol...
In the sleepy Pacific Northwest town of Eureka there is a secret. For years, the government has relocated the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town where innovation and chaos have li...
Blade: The Series
Blade is a half-man, half-vampire who employs his extraordinary powers in a crusade to save mankind from the demonic creatures who walk the night. Set in Detroit, Blade investigates the vampire house ...
Beck McKaye was found dead after winning a gold medal at the Torino Winter Olympics.
Timmy Robinson's best friend is a zombie named Fido. Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the family when Mom and Dad hit the roof when Fido eats the next-door neighbor. "Fi...
Catch and Release
Gray Wheeler lost everything. It could be the best thing that ever happened to her. Gray moved in with her late love's best friends after his death. Sam and Dennis try to cheer Gray up, but he doesn't...
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Each episode of Godiva's is one hour in length. The show received rave reviews, but it was not renewed by CHUM broadcasting. There are attempts to make a third season. The series was nominated for man...
The residents of Antonio Bay have become victims of a horrifying vengeance after being trapped within an eerie mist. A hundred years ago, a ship carrying lepers was lured onto the rocky coastline and ...
Where the Truth Lies
The reasons behind the sudden split of a comedy team are being investigated by an ambitious reporter.
Sam and Dean lost their mother to a demonic force when they were boys. They were raised by their father to be soldiers. He taught them about the dark corners and the back roads of America. He taught t...
Masters of Horror
Masters of Horror is an informal social group of international film writers and directors specializing in horror movies and an American television series created by Mick Garris.
The television series Killer Instinct was originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. France, New Zealand, Croa...
Painkiller Jane is an American-Canadian science fiction and action television series based on a comic book character. It was broadcasted on theSci Fi Channel in the US and Global in Canada. On August ...
Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber
Social satire based on the best-seller by Adele Lang humorously chronicles the life of Katya Livingston, a self-centered, obnoxious and conceited 28-year-old ad sales exec who won't let anything or an...
In an isolated small town in the Pacific Northwest, Sylvia's teenaged life of juggling two boyfriends and an overprotective father is turned upside down when she discovers she has a bizarre virus whic...
A police detective investigates a series of brutal murders which are committed by an ancient creature in the form of a beautiful woman who is spawned from a Native American mythology.
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The crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet as they travel toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth, after the Cylons destroy the 12 colonies.
The Ancients' city of Atlantis has been discovered. Major Sheppard led a scientific expedition to the abandoned city. The Ancients' deadly enemies, The Wraith, were reawakened when the team found them...
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A university graduate working in the city's morgue is able to do the same thing over and over again.
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A troubled girl named Ariel has more than the usual teenage problems. She is drawn into a world where she can take out her anger with her fists. There is a wildly original story of rage and redemption...
The Dead Zone
After a coma, Johnny Smith developed psychic abilities.
The story of a man who wakes up naked on an island off the coast of Seattle, knowing everything in the world there is to know, except for who he is and how and why he ended up there is told by John Do...
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Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving...