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Sonia Manzano

Sonia Manzano was born on June 12, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999), Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (2004) and Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Hospital (1990). She has been married to Richard Reagan since 1986. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2014 Missing Grandma (Short) (completed)
 2013-2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Judge Gloria Pepitone
- Forty-One Witnesses (2016) ... Judge Gloria Pepitone
- A Misunderstanding (2016) ... Judge Gloria Pepitone
- Devastating Story (2015) ... Judge Gloria Pepitone
- Spring Awakening (2014) ... Judge Gloria Pepitone
- Dissonant Voices (2013) ... Judge Gloria Pepitone
 1971-2014 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Maria / Chaplin / Maria Figueroa / ...
- Where's the Dog (2014) ... Maria
- Latino Festival (2013) ... Maria
- Telly Gets Jealous (2013) ... Maria
- Finish the Splat (2013) ... Maria
 2012 Little Children, Big Challenges (TV Series)
- Divorce (2012) ... Maria (as Sonia Manzano)
 2009 Dinner: Impossible (TV Series)
- Sesame Street Scramble (2009) ... Maria
 2008 The Guitar
Lady (uncredited)
 2007 Ready for School (Video)
 2005 Dumped!
 2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Barbara Benitez
 2002 Elmo Visits the Firehouse (Video short)
 1999 Kids' Favorite Songs (Video short)
Maria (uncredited)
 1998 Big Bird Gets Lost (Video short)
 1997 123 Count with Me (Video short)
 1996 Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
 1996 Kids' Guide to Life: Learning to Share (Video short)
Maria (voice)
 1996 Learn Along with Sesame (TV Series)
- Lead Away (1996) ... Maria
 1990 Sing Yourself Silly! (Video short)
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
 1987 Sing Along (Video short)
 1987 Learning to Add and Subtract (Video short)
 1986 Getting Ready to Read (Video short)
 1986 I'm Glad I'm Me (Video)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Customer at Sardi's (uncredited)
 1979-1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
- B.J. and the Seven Lady Truckers: Part 2 (1981) ... Chattanooga
 1979 Night-Flowers
 1974 Death Wish
Grocery Clerk (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (18 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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In 1982 she provided the voice of The Cheetah for the DC Comics audio book "Cheetah on the Prowl", which spotlighted Wonder Woman and her arch-enemy The Cheetah. See more »


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Sonia performed in the original cast of "Godspell," originating her character's song "Turn Back, O Man."

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