Sonya has played roles from detective to zombie, not only in film but also prime time TV. Although, she has done many roles, what she is known for has been her main zombie roles in the film 'Zombieland' and the hit TV show 'The Walking Dead'(Season's 1 & 2). Her modeling experience came in handy as a promo zombie for the TV show 'The Walking Dead' and those photos are some of the most seen in the world for advertisement. She has been featured on the magazine covers of Entertainment Weekly, SFX Magazine, SFX's Ultimate Zombie Guide, SFX's A-Z of Zombies, SFX's A-Z of Horror, Film Ink and DVDReview. Her image has also been utilized on posters, tee shirts, bill boards, DVD/Blu Ray covers, trading cards and was also featured in the Walking Dead Comic book issue #75, along side the main cast.
Sonya has had the opportunity to train with award winning acting coach Candace Mabry. She has worked with award winning directors such as Frank Darabont and Ruben Fleischer. And Emmy award winning make up artist Greg Nicotero and Steven Prouty. Sonya has also worked with Nancy Ticotin, Kristen Dalton, Steven Yuen and many more.
One of her most loved roles was on the web series 'Lumber Baron of Jasper county' in which she played the role of a tomboy named Sam. Other roles include, Catherine in the film LWA: All Saints' Eve, Victoria Stubaker in the film 'Prosper', Flo in the film 'This Old Machine', Detective Chelsea in 'Ebony Knight', The Under the bed Patient in 'Sick People', Jasmine in the film 'Sprout', Mrs Wilkes in 'The Runner', Victoria the librarian in All Hallows Evil: Lord of the Harvest and a detective in the film 'Encuéntrate'.
Name: Sonya Thompson
Known for: Prosper