Sonja Smits

Sonja Smits


Sonja Smits was born on Sep 08, 1958 in Canada. Sonja Smits's big-screen debut came with The Pit directed by Lew Lehman in 1981. Sonja Smits is known for The Rick Mercer Report directed by Henry Sarwer-Foner, Rick Mercer stars as Self - Host and Kathryn Greenwood as Rick's Wife. Sonja Smits has got 2 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Sonja Smits achieved is ACTRA Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Sonja Smits plays is Pretty Hard Cases - Season 3 which will be released on Sep 10, 2021.

Sonja Smits career has included the lead in three television series, Street Legal, Traders and the Eleventh Hour as well as many TV movies such as Margret Lawrence's The Diviners. Her feature films, include David Cronenberg's cult classic, Videodrome and Owning Mahoney with Philip Seymour Hofffman. Sonja's theatre work has taken her across Canada as well as the US. Sonja has received numerous honours and awards for her work including a Gemini Award-Best Actress, TWFT- Outstanding Achievement Award and ACTRA Award of Excellence. She was the first artist named as President of Harbourfront Centre Board, was a founding member of ACTRA Women's Caucus and served as Chair at Toronto Artscape Foundation. Sonja is the co-owner of Closson Chase Vineyards, a pioneer in the creation of the viticulture region of Prince Edward County.

  • Birthday

    Sep 08, 1958
  • Place of Birth

    Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada
  • Also known


Known For


2 wins & 6 nominations

ACTRA Awards
Winner - ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence
Gemini Awards
Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Continuing Dramatic Role
Winner - Gemini

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows