Sonya Walger (born 6 June 1974) is a British actress. She is perhaps best known for her role in the HBO series Tell Me You Love Me (2007) and as Penelope Widmore on ABC's Lost. She currently stars as Olivia Benford on ABC's FlashForward.
Walger was educated at the independent Wycombe Abbey School and at Christ Church at the University of Oxford, where she studied English Literature, receiving a first class degree. Walger is conversational in French and fluent in Spanish, as her father is Argentinean.
In 1998 Sonya Walger played Becky in one episode of Midsomer Murders. She portrayed Flic in Goodnight Sweetheart in 1999 and appeared in two episodes of the crime/drama The Vice. She played Donna Barnes on the HBO TV series The Mind of the Married Man in 2001. On the US version of Coupling, which aired in 2003, she played Sally Harper. Other acting roles have included guest appearances on Lost as Desmond's girlfriend, Penelope "Penny" Widmore and recurring roles on Sleeper Cell and ''. In 2004, Walger played Nicole Noone opposite Noah Wyle in [[The Librarian: Quest for the Spear]]''.
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