Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Raised in Mena, Arkansas. Father is a Vietnamese refugee who fought for South Vietnam alongside American forces during the Vietnam War. Graduate of Ouachita University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and Speech Communications with an emphasis in TV/Video Production and Broadcast Journalism. DGA Trainee ... See full bio »
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 2014 #Stuck (key second assistant director)
 2012-2014 Scandal (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 32 episodes)
- We Do Not Touch the First Ladies (2014) ... (additional assistant director - uncredited)
- Ride, Sally, Ride (2014) ... (additional assistant director - uncredited)
- A Door Marked Exit (2013) ... (additional assistant director - uncredited)
- YOLO (2013) ... (additional assistant director - uncredited)
- Vermont Is for Lovers, Too (2013) ... (additional assistant director - uncredited)
 2013 Scandal: The Secret Is Out (TV Movie) (additional assistant director - uncredited)
  Private Practice (TV Series) (dga trainee - 8 episodes, 2010) (day player second second assistant director - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Full Release (2013) ... (day player second second assistant director)
- Georgia on My Mind (2012) ... (day player second second assistant director)
- I'm Fine (2012) ... (day player second second assistant director)
- Life Support (2012) ... (day player second second assistant director)
- What Happens Next (2010) ... (dga trainee)
 2012 People Like Us (dga trainee - as Sam Luu)
 2012 House M.D. (TV Series) (day player additional second assistant director - 12 episodes)
- Everybody Dies (2012) ... (day player additional second assistant director)
- Holding On (2012) ... (day player additional second assistant director)
- Post Mortem (2012) ... (day player additional second assistant director)
- The C Word (2012) ... (day player additional second assistant director)
- Body and Soul (2012) ... (day player additional second assistant director)
 2011 Brave New World (TV Movie) (dga trainee)
 2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (TV Series) (dga trainee - 9 episodes)
- Death by a Thousand Cuts (2011) ... (dga trainee)
- The Girl in the Blue Mask (2011) ... (dga trainee)
- Strays (2011) ... (dga trainee)
- The Time Is Now (2011) ... (dga trainee)
- Jane (2011) ... (dga trainee)
 2011 Chaos (TV Series) (dga trainee)
 2010 Undercovers (TV Series) (dga trainee - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (dga trainee)
 2009-2010 The Forgotten (TV Series) (dga trainee - 5 episodes)
- Patient John (2010) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Double Doe (2010) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Lucky John (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Prisoner Jane (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Railroad Jane (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
 2009 The Mentalist (TV Series) (dga trainee - 6 episodes)
- Black Gold and Red Blood (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Red Scare (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Red Menace (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Red Badge (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- The Scarlet Letter (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
 2009 Brainstorm (TV Series) (second assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Smells Like a Good Idea (2009) ... (second assistant director)
- The Rock Show (2009) ... (second assistant director)
- The Pitch of the Century (2009) ... (second assistant director)
- Sack Up Guy (2009) ... (second assistant director)
- Rock Does It Again (2009) ... (second assistant director)
 2009 Eastwick (TV Series) (dga trainee - 2009)
 2009 Rock Slyde (second assistant director)
 2008-2009 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series) (dga trainee - 8 episodes)
- To the Lighthouse (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Today Is the Day: Part 2 (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Today Is the Day: Part 1 (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Ourselves Alone (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
- Some Must Watch While Some Must Sleep (2009) ... (dga trainee - uncredited)
 2009 Eugene (second assistant director)
 2008 Remembering Phil (key second assistant director)
 2008 Learning How to Speak (Short) (second assistant director)
 2007 L.A. Proper (second assistant director)
 2007 Penny Dreadful (Short) (second assistant director)
 2007 The Wind Fisherman (Short) (second assistant director)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Ok Go - music video (2007) - "Do What You Want" 2nd Assistant Director See more »

Alternate Names:

Sam Luu

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Experienced a bomb scare while touring the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. in 2001. See more »

Nickname:

Sam

Star Sign:

Libra

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