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Sonja Smits

Sonja Smits was born on September 8, 1958 in Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada. She's one of two daughters of Dutch immigrants who ran a dairy farm south of the nation's capitol. Smits attended Bell High School in Bells Corners, Woodroffe High School, and South Carleton High School in Richmond. Sonja studied acting at the Ryerson Polytechnic Institute... See full bio »
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 2014 The Best Laid Plans (TV Mini-Series)
Prime Minister Diane Gagnon
- Just Watch Me (2014) ... Prime Minister Diane Gagnon
- Going Brogue (2014) ... Prime Minister Diane Gagnon
- You Had an Option, Sir (2014) ... Prime Minister Diane Gagnon
- Running to Lose (2014) ... Prime Minister Diane Gagnon
 2012 Cybergeddon Zips (TV Series)
Amanda Jocelyn
- Amanda (2012) ... Amanda Jocelyn
 2012 Cybergeddon (TV Series)
Amanda Jocelyn
- Chapter 3: The Rabbit Hole (2012) ... Amanda Jocelyn
- Chapter 6: Look at Me Now (2012) ... Amanda Jocelyn
 2012 Bill & Son's Towing (TV Series short)
 2007-2008 Rent-a-Goalie (TV Series)
- Upstairs (2008) ... Texas
- Texas (2007) ... Texas
 2005-2007 The Rick Mercer Report (TV Series)
Woman in interview / Actress
- Episode #4.15 (2007) ... Woman in interview
- Episode #2.7 (2005) ... Actress
 2006/II One Way
Linda Birk
 2002-2005 Bury the Lead (TV Series)
Megan Redner
- Das Bootcamp (2005) ... Megan Redner
- The Miracle Worker (2005) ... Megan Redner
- In Another Life (2005) ... Megan Redner
- Kettle Black (2005) ... Megan Redner
- Bedfellas (2004) ... Megan Redner
 2004 Siblings
 2003 How to Deal
Carol Warsher
 2003 The Atwood Stories (TV Series)
Mrs. Anderson
- The Man from Mars (2003) ... Mrs. Anderson
 2002-2003 Odyssey 5 (TV Series)
Cynthia Hodge
- Fossil (2003) ... Cynthia Hodge
- Skin (2002) ... Cynthia Hodge
- Kitten (2002) ... Cynthia Hodge
- Flux (2002) ... Cynthia Hodge
- Rapture (2002) ... Cynthia Hodge
 2003 Owning Mahowny
Dana Selkirk
 2002 Minor Adjustments (Short)
Clare's Agent
 2002 Mom's on Strike (TV Movie)
First Lady
 2001 Rings of Saturn (TV Movie)
 2001 Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Movie)
Kay Thompson
 2001 The Industry (TV Series)
Angela Widstrom
- Teamwork (2001) ... Angela Widstrom
 1996-2000 Traders (TV Series)
Sally Ross
- Nice Guys Finish Last (2000) ... Sally Ross
- The One You Bury (2000) ... Sally Ross
- Money Shot (2000) ... Sally Ross
- Someone to Watch Over Me (2000) ... Sally Ross
- The Running of the Bulls (2000) ... Sally Ross
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Movie)
 1998 Dead Husbands (TV Movie)
Sheila Feinstein
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Anne Crain
- White Light Fever (1995) ... Dr. Anne Crain
 1994 TekWar: TekLords (TV Movie)
Kate Cardigan
 1994 TekWar (TV Movie)
Kate Cardigan
 1994 Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes (TV Movie)
Carolyn Rogers
 1993 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Julia Devane
- Betrayed (1993) ... Julia Devane
 1993 The Diviners (TV Movie)
 1987-1992 Street Legal (TV Series)
Carrington 'Carrie' Barr / Carrie
- November (1992) ... Carrington 'Carrie' Barr
- Breach of Trust (1992) ... Carrington 'Carrie' Barr
- Children's Hour (1992) ... Carrington 'Carrie' Barr
- On Women and Independence (1991) ... Carrington 'Carrie' Barr
- The Good Lawyer (1991) ... Carrington 'Carrie' Barr
 1988 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
 1987 Airwolf (TV Series)
Alexandria Rostov
- Stavograd: Part 2 (1987) ... Alexandria Rostov
- Stavograd: Part 1 (1987) ... Alexandria Rostov
 1986 Danger Bay (TV Series)
- Deep Peril (1986)
 1986 Loose Ends (TV Movie)
 1985 Command 5 (TV Movie)
Chris Winslow
 1984-1985 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
Susan Carter / Nina Russell
- Murderous Feelings (1985) ... Susan Carter
- Face to Face (1984) ... Nina Russell
 1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Jessica Beaumont
- Her Bodyguard (1985) ... Jessica Beaumont
 1984 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Lydia Boulanger
- Suitable for Framing (1984) ... Lydia Boulanger
 1984 That's My Baby!
 1981 The Pit
Mrs. Lynde
 1981 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
 1980 War Brides (TV Movie)
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I want to do [roles] because I'll get something out of it, because I think acting is like a precious thing -- I don't want to waste it. I'll do something else. I'll read a book. See more »


Sonja Smits is a founding memeber of the ACTRA Women's Caucus as well as a long-time supporter of the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) - a Canadian women's organization.

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