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Overview (4)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameSamantha Yurosek Lockwood
Nickname Sammy
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Samantha Lockwood began absorbing the craft of acting, by going on sets with her father, veteran sci-fi icon Gary Lockwood (2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)), and her mother, successful actress and entrepreneur, Denise DuBarry.

Recently, she played bad girl "Cindy Patterson" in Hawaii Five-0 (2010)'s Season 6 premiere episode, "Hawaii Five-0" (2010) {Mai ho'oni i ka wai lana malie (#6.1)}. Many also may have seen her in the top 10 CMY music video, "Goodbyes Made You Mine", as J.T. Hodges' love interest. In 2010, she played the leading lady, "Kate", in the Showtime action comedy, Shoot the Hero (2010), by Christian Sesma. She co-starred as a pill-popping teen in the CSI: NY (2004) episode, CSI: NY: Manhattan Manhunt (2005), Leading role in the Lionsgate western, Mexican Gold (2009) (aka "Return of the Outlaws"), also featured as Topper's girlfriend in Lords of Dogtown (2005). Samantha received excellent reviews for her lead role as "Kate" in Shoot the Hero (2010) by Christian Sesma, in which she starred alongside Jason Mewes and Danny Trejo. The film was released through Warner Brothers and also picked up by Showtime. Modeling and commercial work includes the Miller Light "Skinny Jeans" Super Bowl Commercial, campaigns for Apple, Old Navy Yoga Wear and Khush.

Her first on-camera acting work first started by doing infomercials for Thane Marketing, a company founded by her mother. Soon after, she committed to a life as an actor and followed in the footsteps of her father Gary Lockwood, respected veteran actor and considered an sci-fi icon for his work as "Frank Poole" in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), by Stanley Kubrick, and as "Gary Mitchell" in the Star Trek (1966) pilot, Star Trek: Where No Man Has Gone Before (1966).

She is also known for her yoga. Samantha became the youngest certified Bikram Yoga Teacher at the age of 17 when she completed the rigorous teacher training in Beverly Hills, winning a medal for "Best in Posture". An advanced Yogini she has traveled around the world teaching Bikram Yoga in cities such as Tokyo, Vienna, Istanbul, Milan, London, Marrakesh, Washington DC, New York, San Francisco and more. She owns Bikram Yoga Kauai in Hawaii, which has become known as the premiere hot yoga studio on Kauai. She has been featured as an upcoming actress and yogini in Esquire, American Fitness, Ms. Fitness (cover) and Maxim Magazine where she was first mentioned as the "hottest girl in the movie" for the indie feature, Lords of Dogtown (2005).

Designer and founder of Fleurings vase jewelry line that holds water and keeps flowers fresh. The "eco-fabulous must-have necklace" by GENLUX Magazine. Celebrity wedding gifts for the Bridal Party at Seth Rogen's and Lauren Miller's wedding, as well as soul surfer Bethany Hamilton's wedding in Hawaii. Fleurings have been featured in press all over Japan, Milan and the United States.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: KKC

Trivia (14)

Daughter of Gary Lockwood and Denise DuBarry.
A master at Yoga
Wanted to be a marine biologist in high school.
Won the only medal awarded for Best in Posture at the time became the youngest certified Bikram Instructor.
Real family name is Yurosek. From a family of carrot growers started in California by Samantha's grandfather John Yurosek. Her father actor Gary Lockwood changed his name from John Gary Yurosek for the screen. He took on the last name Lockwood after he got his first job as an actor by director Joshua Logan Lockwood. Gary thought no one would be able to pronounce his maiden name when listed in the credits, that's why the name was changed. Samantha is now coincidentally dear friends with Joshua Logan Lockwood's descendant Billy Lockwood, also an actor, and currently filming Wild Hogs (2007) starring John Travolta.
Her mother and father were the original founders of Xebec one of the first infomercial companies, the product was Play the Piano Overnight.
Named the "Hottest Girl in Lords of Dogtown" by Maxim Magazine.
Sells her paintings on comission and in galleries.
Avid Tropical Fish Hobbyist who has bred several varieties of fresh water fish species.
Went to Webster Elementary in Malibu, California. Later attended Palm Valley High School in La Quinta, CA where she graduated.
Got her first jobs in front of the camera hosting infomercials for her mother's former company Thane International.
Substitute teaches Bikram yoga for Bikram and Rajashree Choudhury at the Headquarters Studio in Los Angeles.
Founder and designer Fleurings vase jewelry that keeps flowers fresh.
Ambassador of California for the Goodwill Peace Treaty

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