Samuel Barnett

Active - 2006 - 2015  |   Born - Apr 25, 1980 in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England  |   Genres - Comedy Drama, Romance

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  • Acted in his first theater production at the age of 6.
  • Part of the original The History Boys West End cast in 2004, as Posner; he transferred with the show to Broadway in 2006 and appeared in the film adaptation.
  • Won the 2006 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play for his work in The History Boys.
  • Starred as Queen Elizabeth I in a 2012 all-male West End reimagining of Shakespeare's Richard III, opposite Mark Rylance; he later transferred with the show to Broadway.