Sam is an actor and voiceover artist based in Los Angeles and London. He is represented by Conway van Gelder Grant in London and Domain Talent / Forward Entertainment in LA.
Sam has just completed shooting the title role in Graham Streeter’s upcoming feature ‘Imperfect Sky’ and his recent leading roles include the part of Fergal Doherty in the BBC drama ‘Waterloo Road’, Kyle Scott in ‘Casualty’ and Edwin in ‘Vikings’, the History Channel’s first multi-part television drama series. He played the part of Michael in TV3’s 6 part drama ‘Deception’ and he can be seen as Johnny in the ‘A Dark Reflection’, which has just landed in UK cinemas having just had its international debut at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sam’s commercial and voiceover work spans a range of national campaigns for major brands such as Jeep and character roles for film, television and video games productions, including the recently released Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag. Sam is represented for voiceovers by KMR in LA and Lorraine Brennan in Ireland.
Previous work includes ‘Plough and The Stars’ for the BBC, Timeless Man (which screened at the Cannes Film Festival) and the award winning short film ‘How to Say I Love You’ which, having reached over 3,000,000 views, has become one of the most popular short films worldwide in its category.
Sam trained for 3 years at the NCDT accredited MMU Manchester School of Theatre; he graduated in 2010 and went on to train under the mentorship of some of Ireland’s best directors as part of the Screen Acting Programme at The Factory, where he was guided by actors which included Danny Devito, Cillian Murphy and Tim Roth. Sam has additional experience in comedy, having trained at the UCB improv school in Los Angeles and the Soho Theatre comedy school in London.
Sam currently recording lead character in major upcoming blockbuster video game
‘Waterloo Road’ airs to great reception; becomes most viewed BBC programme, winning TV and online audiences
Sam cast in lead role of Kyle in the BBC series ‘Casualty’
Deception airs to record viewing figures on TV3 http://www.iftn.ie/news/?act1=record&only=1&aid=73&rid=4285786&tpl=archnews&force=1
Vikings kicks off in two weeks. Trailer at http://youtu.be/KlmSiRJZEco
Sam cast in lead role of Fergal in series 8 of the award winning BBC tv series ‘Waterloo Road'; currently filming over two months in Scotland
Sam cast as Saxon in upcoming television series ‘Vikings';
Deception wraps filming. Press and launch night scheduled for 23rd of August. Deception is due to air in the Autumn
Sam cast as lead role (Michael) in major upcoming TV series DECEPTION (starring Jim Norton, Conor Mullen, Nora Jane-Noone, Vincent Walsh, Leigh Arnold)
Timeless Man screening in London; announced to be heading to ‘Festival de Cannes’
BBC Radio drama, Sean O’Casey’s Plough and The Stars. Sam Smith appearing as LT Langan alongside a fantastic Irish cast including Elaine Cassidy, Padraic Delaney, Steve Hogan and Matthew McNulty. More at http://bbc.co.uk
Please refer to Spotlight for complete CV