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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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(July 26-28, 2013) Played Velma Kelly in "Chicago", Hollywood Bowl See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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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 »


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

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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
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