Sonya Thompson


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 and also studied with Ted Brunetti, Omega Kayne, and Gregory Alan Williams. 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 webseries 'Lumber Baron of Jasper county' in which she played the role of a tomboy named Sam. Other roles include, 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'.

Writing, singing and drawing are other important talents of Sonya's. She has written a zombie guide called 'I am zombie, hear me roar' and has also written a script. Her first single will be coming out later this year, so be on the look out for that.

She appeared on Good Day Live in Louisville, Kentucky and directed a segment on the Movie Cry For Revenge; that has Christina Lindberg starring in it. . 

You can find Sonya's most updated resume at