Who is Sonya Salomaa?
A Canadian native, Sonya Salomaa, was born in Sudbury, Ontario, in 1974, although she hasn’t disclosed her exact birthday. She is an actress with over 60 credits to her name, perhaps known best for her role as Maya Kandinski in “The Collector”, an action fantasy drama also starring Aidan Drummond and Chris Kramer, which had 55 award nominations and won 24.
Sonya was awarded two times for her performance, in 2005 the Leo Award Dramatic Series: Best Supporting Performance by a Female, for the episode “The Tattoo Artist”, and then in the following year, the Leo Award Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series, for the episode “The Person With AIDS”.
Early life and education
Sonya is a quite secretive person when it comes to her personal life, thus she hasn’t talked about her childhood, her parents, or any siblings. It is known that she grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, where she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1992, she enrolled at the University of Northern British Columbia, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Forestry in 1996.
Roles in movies
Sonya made her acting debut in 2000, in the TV movie “2gether”, although her role as Reporter was uncredited.
Two years later, she was cast to play Cheryl in another TV movie entitled “Croon”, and in the following years, she was seen as Rachel in the 2003 “Firefight”, which was her first big-screen role.
In 2006, Sonya was cast to play Betty in “Black Eyed Dog”, also starring David Boutin and James Hyndman, followed by her roles in “All She Wants for Christmas”, “Odysseus: Voyage to the Underworld”, and “A Teacher’s Crime” before playing Adrian Veidt’s Assistant in the 2009 “Watchmen”, which had 24 award nominations and won 11.
In the late 2000s, Sonya made appearances in numerous TV movies, playing both supporting and lead roles, and then in 2014 she portrayed Gretchin in “Cut Bank”, a crime thriller drama starring John Malkovich, Bruce Dern and Michael Stuhlbarg, followed by her role as Jackie in “The Space Between” in 2017, which was her most recent movie role, and brought Sonya a nomination for Leo Award Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture.
Roles in series
Sonya made her first appearance on television as the Reporter in “2gether: The Series”, in 2000, followed by her role as Whelpette in “Los Luchadores”, and then she made appearances in an episode or two of series such as “UC: Undercover”, “Just Cause”, and “Andromeda”, among others, before she was cast to play her most notable role, as Maya Kandinski in “The Collector”, in 2005.
In the following years, she was seen in “Saved”, “Flash Gordon: A Modern Space Opera”, and “Shoot Me Now” before her portrayal of Laura Nelson in “The Guard” and then she portrayed Traci Prager in “Durham County”, an action crime drama, which had 29 award nominations and won 12.
Sonya was nominated for the Leo Award Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series, for the episode “Life in the Dollhouse”, and was also nominated for the Gemini Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series, for the episodes “Lady of the Lake” and “Life in the Dollhouse”.
In the late 2000s, Sonya was seen in “Supernatural”, “Flashpoint”, and “The Killing” before her role as Allison O’Donnell in “Intruders”, in 2014, and as Cynthia Wilton in “UnREAL” from 2015 until 2018, which was her most recent television appearance.
Love life and marriage with Warren Christie
There were various rumors concerning Sonya’s love life, however, she hasn’t spoken about her previous relationships, and was quite secretive when it comes to her relationship with her now-husband, Warren Christie.
She hasn’t revealed information about how they met and where, but it’s known that they started dating in 2005, and after two years the two tied the knot, although their wedding date and the place stayed unknown to the public.
As of February 2022, Sonya is still in a marriage with Warren, living in Vancouver, Canada; they don’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Sonya’s age is 47, she has blonde hair and blue eyes, weighs around 120lbs (55kgs), and is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall with vital statistics of 36-25-35.
Her net worth has been estimated at $1 million as of early 2022, mostly amassed from her acting career.
Who is her Warren Christie?
Hans Warren Christie was born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio on 4 November 1975, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom; he holds British nationality, and his ethnicity is Caucasian. He’s an actor with over 60 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his role as Cameron Hicks in the series “Alphas“, which brought him a 2012 nomination for Leo Award – Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series.
Warren spent most of his childhood in London, Ontario, where he attended a local high school, then upon matriculating in 1993, he enrolled at the University of Windsor, from which he graduated with a BA degree in 1997.
During his years at Windsor, Warren played college football, and eventually developed an interest in acting, thus after graduation, he moved to Vancouver and launched his acting career.
Warren made his acting debut in 2001, portraying Security Guard in an episode of the series “Pasadena“, and in the following years he was seen in “The Twilight Zone“, “The Days”, and “The L Word”, among others, while one of his notable movie roles, was his portrayal of Tom Hopkins in the movie “Crossing”, in 2007.
In 2011, he starred with Ryan Robbins and Lloyd Owen in the science-fiction mystery horror “Apollo 18”, and then he was seen as Cameron Hicks in the series “Alphas”, followed by his roles in series such as “Eyewitness”, “The Catch”, and “The Resident” before his portrayal of Nick Porter in “The Village”, in 2019.
In the following year, he was cast to play Glenn in the romantic drama “If I Only Had Christmas”, which brought him the Leo Award – Best Lead Performance By A Male in a Television Movie, in 2021.
Warren’s age is 46, he has short, brown hair and blue eyes; he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs) and is 6ft 2ins (1.87m) tall.
As of February 2022, his net worth has been estimated at close to $6 million.