Sonja Bennett

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (8)

  • Sonja: You cannot take anything for granted-go into everything as if it were your last gig. Never get disappointed because something will come your way.

  • Sonja: If the Canadian film industry were any healthier it would have to be poisoned to stop it from devouring weaker industries.

  • Sonja: The most important thing that I want is to continue to do things that challenge me and fulfil me in some way. I don't have a clear idea yet whether that will be film or television or stage.

  • Sonja: I guess I'm eternally a pessimist, or maybe it's my way of guarding myself against disappointment, but I've taken all this with a minimum of excitement. I guess I'm scared of the fall. I'm just trying to keep grounded.

  • Sonja: Film festivals are extremely important. Without them, we'd have to pay for our food and drink.

  • Sonja: Sometimes it's hard to see things right in front of your eyes.

  • Sonja: (on preparing for a role) That was hard for me because I'm very anal. I like to prepare a lot and in TV you have to throw that out the window.

  • Sonja: I'm not much of a party girl.

Trivia (5)

  • Her height is 5' 7" (1.70 m).

  • Sonja was a peer counselor in high school.

  • Sonja received the Earl Klein Memorial Scholarship in her last term at Studio 58 theatre school in Vancouver.

  • Since Sonja grew up with her mother and stepfather, she calls her stepfather "Dad" and her biological father "Guy."

  • Although she auditioned for the part of Stevie Wayne in the film The Fog, she ended up playing the part of Mandi.