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Sonya Walger

Sonya Walger creates strong, intriguing, complicated characters.

In Cynthia Mort's 'Tell Me You Love Me,' Walger stars as Carolyn Stenton, an attorney who struggles to get pregnant with husband Palek (Adam Scott). A ten-part exploration of intimacy told through four couples at different stages in their lives, 'Tell Me You Love Me' premieres Sunday, September 9 at 9:00PM on HBO.

On ABC's hit drama 'Lost,' Walger plays Penny Widmore, the only person who knows that Desmond (Henry Ian Cusick) is still alive. Walger's credits also include Showtime's 'Sleeper Cell,' in which she portrayed Patrice Serxner, the special agent who was slain at the hands of a terrorist cell, and Mike Binder's 'The Mind of a Married Man' (HBO), in which Walger played Binder's long-suffering wife Donna Barnes. She was also a regular on 'CSI: NY' and the US version of 'Coupling.'

On Broadway, Walger recently appeared as David Frost's girlfriend Caroline Cushing in Peter Morgan's Tony Award-winning 'Frost/Nixon,' directed by Michael Grandage. Her UK stage credits include 'Hay Fever, Villette' (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), 'Apocalyptica' (Hampstead), 'Black Comedy' and 'The Real Inspector Hound' (Donmar Warehouse).

The daughter of an English mother and an Argentine father, Walger was raised bilingual in Great Britain. At Oxford University, she majored in English literature. Walger currently resides in Los Angeles.

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Sonya Walger Facts

BirthdayJune 6, 1974 (48)
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Sonya Walger compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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