Sonia Esgueira is a South African comedienne, actress and voice artist best known on television for her role as Angelica in the drama series Jacob's Cross, in 2011.
She is well known in theatre circles for her "Porra" trilogy of comedy plays and won the Fleur du Cap award for Best Supporting Actress in 2004 for her role in the Maynardville production of Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Marthinus Basson.
Other theatre productions she has acted in include Flat Panic, Othello, Antigone, Madiba Magic, I Love You Lots and Lots and Chapter One.
She played a stuntwoman in the science fiction television series Charlie Jade and played various characters in the 2004 comedy sketch show Fela's TV.
She has also appeared in the films The Last Straw, I'll Take You by Force and Dissonances.
Esgueira has also done voiceover work for a variety of clients including M-Net, Wonderbra, Silver Sands Casino, KFC, Adegas and Nando's.
She received a BA Performer's Diploma in Speech and Drama from the University of Cape Town in 2000.