Sonya Smith

Sonya Smith

Infobox actor
name = Sonya Smith

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location = Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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birthname = Sonya Eleonora Smith
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occupation = Actress
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Sonya Smith (born Sonya Eleonora Smith Jacquet on April 23, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actress best known for her roles in telenovelas. She is the daughter of Venezuelan actress Ileana Jacquet and her American husband.

While born in the United States, Smith grew up in Venezuela and identified herself with Venezuelan culture. Her breakthrough came in the early 1990s when she played Estrellita Montenegro, the main character in Cara Sucia, her most successful telenovela as the lead actress. Smith remains a popular actress not only in Venezuela, also in other countries where her telenovelas have shown. In 2006, she returned to telenovelas with Olvidarte Jamás, her biggest hit as the lead actress since Cara Sucia, which was shot in Miami. She resides in Miami, Florida, with her husband Mexican actor Gabriel Porras. Later, in 2007, she reappeared in Acorralada, in which she was one of the main stars and which has been a huge success.During 2005, Smith made her Hollywood debut, playing "Angela LaSalle" in "Cyxork 7", where she acted alongside Ray Wise. In 2007 she participated in another Hollywood film, "Ladrón que roba a Ladrón", where she shared credits with actors, Fernando Colunga, Gabriel Soto, Miguel Varoni, and Saul Lizaso among others.

In 2007 she acted in Telemundo's "Pecados Ajenos", where she played her first antagonist role, the hysterical "Elena Torres".


*"Pecados Ajenos" (USA, 2007)
*"Acorralada" (Venezuela-USA, 2007)
*"Olvidarte Jamás" (Venezuela-USA, 2006)
*"Mariu" (2000)
*"Milagros" (Peru, 1999)
*"Destino de Mujer" (Venezuela, 1997)
*"Guajira" (Colombia, 1996)
*"Maria Celeste" (Venezuela, 1994)
*"Rosangelica" (Venezuela, 1993)
*"Cara Sucia" (Venezuela, 1992)
*"El Desprecio" (1992)
*"Gardenia" (1990)
*"Alondra" (1989)
*"Cristal" (1986)


*"La Misma Luna" (USA, 2008)
*"Ladrón que roba a Ladrón" (USA, 2007)
*"Cyxork 7" (USA, 2005)

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