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Samantha Barks


Samantha Barks was born in Laxey, Isle of Man (British Isles) in 1990. She is a British actress best known for the role of Éponine in Les Misérables. In 2008, Samantha competed in I'd Do Anything in which she was one of the finalists in a search for a new, unknown lead to play Nancy in a West End revival of the British musical Oliver!. After the ... See full bio »

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5 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Strike! (pre-production)
Rebecca Almazoff
 2017 Interlude in Prague
Josefa Duchek
 2015 The Canary (Short)
Emaline
 2013 Jack et la mécanique du coeur
Miss Acacia (English version, voice)
 2012 Les Misérables
Éponine
 2012 Groove High (TV Series)
Zoe
- A Christmess Carol (2012) ... Zoe
- Duet the Right Thing (2012) ... Zoe
- Jump Up the Volume (2012) ... Zoe
- My Cousin Tommy (2012) ... Zoe
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Other Works:

(10/16-11/16) Stage: Appeared (as "Cathy") in "The Last Five Years", with Jonathan Bailey. St. James's Theatre, London, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sam Barks

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's your job that should inspire you; fame is just a by-product of something that should give you satisfaction and happiness. Someone said that for every three seconds of glamour you see, there are eight hours of hard work. And if those eight hours of hard work aren't what you're in it for, then the three seconds won't give you the joy that you think it will. See more »

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Won the role of Eponine in Les Misérables (2012) over Taylor Swift. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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