Sonya Smith (born May 25, 1971) is the stage name of Sonya Eleonora Smith Jacket, a half-Venezuelan, half-American actress who is a star on the Venevision television channel.
Born in Philadelphia, Smith grew up in Venezuela, which is the reason why she speaks Spanish perfectly. As a young girl, she identified deeply with Venezuela's Latin American culture.
Her breakthrough came in the early 1990s, as "Estrellita Montenegro" in Cara Sucia, a Spanish soap opera that was viewed by millions across Latin America, in the United States and Europe. During the filming of another soap opera, Milagros, she met actor Paul Martin, whom she allegedly dated.
Smith remains a popular actress in Venezuela.
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Smith remains a popular actress in Venezuela. She also makes regular monthly appearances with close friend Colleen Lopez for special theme weekends on cable's Home Shopping Network. Her breakthrough came in the early 1990s, as "Estrellita Montenegro" in Cara Sucia, a Spanish soap opera that was viewed by millions across Latin America, in the United States and Europe. During the filming of another soap opera, Milagros, she met actor Paul Martin, whom she allegedly dated. She has released two autobiographies, two self-help books, four diet books and a book about hormone replacement therapy. As a young girl, she identified deeply with Venezuela's Latin American culture. A made for TV movie was made about her career on "Three's Company". Born in Philadelphia, Smith grew up in Venezuela, which is the reason why she speaks Spanish perfectly. More recently she starred in the 90's sitcom Step By Step and cohosted Candid Camera with Peter Funt.
Sonya Smith (born May 25, 1971) is the stage name of Sonya Eleonora Smith Jacket, a half-Venezuelan, half-American actress who is a star on the Venevision television channel. She was the spokeswoman for the "ThighMaster", a piece of exercise equipment that is squeezed between one's thighs, which later spawned the "ButtMaster". Mariu (2000). During the 1980s she became a Las Vegas entertainer. Milagros (in Peru, 1999). The suit was settled for about $30,000. Guajira (in Colombia, 1998). After her contract expired, she sued ABC for $2 million, claiming that her credibility in show business had been damaged.
Destino de Mujer (1997). She finished the remaining season on her contract, but her role was cut back to 1 minute per episode. Maria Celeste (1994). When ABC refused, Somers boycotted the second and fourth shows of the season, claiming illness. Rosangelica (1993). At the beginning of the 1980-81 season, Suzanne demanded a raise from $30,000 an episode to $150,000 an episode and 10% ownership of the show. El Desprecio (1992). She began acting in small roles during the early 1970s before landing the role of the ditzy blonde Chrissy Snow on the ABC sitcom Three's Company in 1977.
Cara Sucia (1992). In 1971 her son Bruce was severely injured when he was hit by a car. Gardenia (1990). She left her husband two years later and began modelling. Alondra (1989). in November 1965, after marrying the boy's father, Bruce Somers. Cristal (1986). She gave birth to her son Bruce Jr.
Suzanne went to college on a music scholarship, but left after soon becoming pregnant. She was a poor student and suffered from dyslexia. She was born Suzanne Marie Mahoney in San Bruno, California to an alcoholic father. Suzanne Somers (born October 16, 1946) is an American actress best known for her role on the sitcom Three's Company.
American Graffiti (1973) Blonde in T-Bird. Magnum Force (1973) (uncredited) Pool Girl. High Rollers (1974) TV Series Assistant (1974-80). Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977) Party Girl.
Three's Company (1977) TV Series Chrissy Snow (1977-1980). It Happened at Lakewood Manor (1977) (TV) Gloria Henderson. Happily Ever After (1978) (TV). Zuma Beach (1978) (TV) Bonnie Katt.
Yesterday's Hero (1979). Nothing Personal (1980) Abigail Adams. Hollywood Wives (1985) (miniseries) TV Series Gina Germaine. She's the Sheriff (1987) TV Series Sheriff Hildy Granger.
Totally Minnie (1988) (TV) Director. Rich Men, Single Women (1990) (TV) Paige. Step by Step (1991) TV Series Carol Foster Lambert. Keeping Secrets (1991) (TV) Herself.
Exclusive (1992) (TV) Marcy Singer. Seduced by Evil (1994) (TV) Lee. The Suzanne Somers Show (1994) TV Series Host. Serial Mom (1994) Herself.
Devil's Food (1996) (TV) Sally. Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1997) Malley the Dog. Love-Struck (1997) (TV) Venus. Candid Camera (1998) TV Series Co-host.
No Laughing Matter (1998) (TV) Emma Poleski. The Darklings (1999) (TV) Clara Hagen.