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Samantha Barks


Samantha Barks was born in Laxey, Isle of Man, UK 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 program, ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Oscars (TV Special) (performer: "One Day More" - uncredited)
 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")
 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:

( 21 June 2010 to 18 June 2011) Played Eponine in Les Miserables at the Queen's Theater. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sam Barks

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

You can't live up to everyone's ideals. You just have to do your own thing and hope that it's true to the character.

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Libra

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