Sonya Walger
Sonya Walger
Character Olivia Benford
Date of birth 6 June, 1974

Sonya Walger is the actress who portrays Olivia Benford.


  • Born in the UK, in London.
  • Father is from Argentina and mother is from UK. Walger considers herself English having been raised and educated as such in England.
  • Studied English literature at Oxford University.
  • Speaks fluent Spanish with Argentinian accent and converses in French.


  • Portrayed the character Penelope Hume (née Widmore) in the hit television series, LOST.
  • Guest appeared in the show Numb3rs as a character similar to Penelope on Lost.
  • Had a recurring role on CSI:NY from 2004-2006.
  • Played Becky Smith in the British crime drama Midsomer Murders.
  • On the BBC sitcom Goodnight Sweethart had a recurring role.
  • Starred in the HBO drama, Tell Me You Love Me.
  • Appeared in the US remake of BBC TV show Coupling.
  • In 2007, had a role on Broadway in the presentation of Frost/Nixon.
  • Made guest appearances in three episodes of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.


  • "I don't watch any TV, so I have no idea..."


  • Born: 6 June 1974, London, England, UK (Gemini)
  • University: Oxford - Christ's Church College, Oxford, England
  • Married: Davey Holmes in July 2009, TV producer/writer.

Main cast of FlashForward
Joseph FiennesJohn ChoJack DavenportZachary KnightonPeyton ListDominic MonaghanBrían F. O'ByrneCourtney B. VanceSonya WalgerChristine Woods