Sonny hails from Denmark, and took his first steps into acting in his late teens by performing in a series of short films. With his role as 'Simon' in the feature film “A God Without A Universe”, he proved to be both a talented and versatile actor, and has continually working since. In 2016, Sonny got national recognition when he starred as 'Pitu' in the renowned Danish television series "The Legacy”. Further work followed including the feature film "Stjålen Ungdom"; and the drama "Anti", directed by Morten Boesdal Halvorsen. Sonny is known for the leading role of 'Jean' which he plays in the hugely successful Netflix series "The Rain" - which has been broadcasted worldwide, and which has given him global recognition. He is currently filming the third season of the show, which will premiere in 2020. Other upcoming work includes the second season of "Those Who Kill" - the successful Danish crime drama series - in which Sonny will reprise his role of ‘Rasmas'; and in the fantasy series "Gabriel Klint" where he will play the role of 'James', and which is due to be released in 2020.