Actress Sonya Walger debuted professionally in 1998, appearing in an episode of the British show Heat of the Sun. She next made one-episode roles on Midsomer Murders and The Vice. She later acted on the miniseries Noah’s Ark and the TV film All the King’s Men. Her career flourished in the 2000s, making her first movie role in Eisenstein. She next played her first starring role on television — as Donna Barnes on the HBO series The Mind of the Married Man. At the same time, she also appeared in the movie The Search for John Gissing.
In 2003, she starred as Sally Harper on Coupling, the American remake of the British series of the same name. From 2006 to 2010, she played the role of Penelope ‘Penny’ Widmore recurrently on the ABC series Lost. She also starred in the film Caffeine. Simultaneously, she played Carolyn on the show Tell Me You Love Me, Michelle Dixon on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and Dr. Olivia Benford on FlashForward. In the 2010s, she starred as Dr. Elise Ryan on Common Law, Meredith Peet on Parenthood, Madeline Stern on Power, and as Margot Bishop on The Catch. She recently played Lila on the new series Get Shorty. She’s also appeared in the films The Gambler, The Escort, Summer of 8, and Anon.
The 44-year-old actress remains slender and fit thanks to her healthy lifestyle. That means she exercises as often as she can and sticks to a clean diet plan. As for her food choices, she mostly consumes lean proteins and whole grains, as well as those that are rich in fiber like fruits and vegetables. This helps her with her digestion and skin tremendously. Of course, she’s able to maintain her overall wellness courtesy of the healthy foods she eats daily. Meanwhile, she also allows herself to indulge in her cravings every now and then.