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Sonya Walger Biography

Birth Place:
London, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • The child of a British mother and an Argentinian father, she grew up speaking both English and Spanish
  • While studying literature in college, she discovered a love of acting
  • Came to the attention of U
  • S
  • audiences in a raunchy 2003 NBC comedy, Coupling, which was based on a British sitcom, and in 2006 when she took on the role of Penny Widmore on the ABC hit Lost
  • Interestingly, she told ign
  • com, during a discussion of her work on Lost, that while fan interest in the series fascinated her, "I don't watch the show; I don't watch TV
  • " Portrayed David Frost's sultry girlfriend in the acclaimed 2007 Broadway production of Frost/Nixon opposite Frank Langella and Michael Sheen
  • Was cast in the role of a beleaguered wife in two HBO series, the Mind of the Married Man (2001-02) and the racy Tell Me You Love Me (2007)