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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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 2013 The Oscars (TV Special) (performer: "One Day More")
 2012 Les Misérables (performer: "In My Life", "Do You Hear The People Sing?", "The Robbery/Javert's Intervention", "Eponine's Errand", "A Heart Full of Love", "On My Own", "Attack on the Rue Plumet", "One Day More!", "A Little Fall Of Rain", "Building The Barricade (Upon These Stones)")
 2010 Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (performer: "The Robbery/Javert's Intervention", "In My Life", "A Heart Full of Love", "The Attack on the Rue Plumet", "One Day More", "Building the Barricade (Upon These Stones)", "The Letter", "On My Own", "A Little Fall of Rain", "Valjean's Death")
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 2014 The EE British Academy Film Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Presenter: British Short Film and British Short Animation
 2013 Sunday Brunch (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode #1.88 (2013) ... Herself - Guest
 2013 The Oscars (TV Special)
Herself - Performer
 2013 Vivir de cine (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.11 (2013) ... Herself
 2008 Breakfast (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 6 August 2008 (2008) ... Herself
 2008 I'd Do Anything (TV Series)
Herself - Potential Nancy
- Episode #1.13 (2008) ... Herself - Potential Nancy
- Episode #1.12 (2008) ... Herself - Potential Nancy
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... Herself - Potential Nancy
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Herself - Potential Nancy
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Herself - Potential Nancy
 2007 Malta International TV Song Festival (TV Movie)
Isle of Man (as Sam Barks)

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Other Works:

(10 December 2011 until 2 March 2013) Playing Nancy in the UK Tour of Oliver. 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:

Do everything you can for yourself. Rehearse. Practice everyday. If you can't sing a certain song, sing it and sing it and sing it. Always throw yourself in the deep end and swim as hard as you can to swim up. And that's all you can do -- take risks and then work really hard because a certain element of things can be luck, but also the harder you work, the luckier you get. If you want something ... See more »

Trivia:

Has studied Musical Theatre and Shakespeare at Arts Educational and Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, respectively. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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Samantha Barks got robbed of an Academy Award!!! kdoc13
TINY waist! lylee
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sam barks nailed it lavygo
She looked really familiar in Les Mis...... heavenlygal201
Looks like... nbulous
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