Originally from South Texas, Samantha made her way to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television and has steadily gained work as an actor in independent film. She is best known for her lead role in the IFC Midnight horror flick AREA 407, directed by Dale Fabrigar and produced by Suzanne DeLaurentiis. Other notable parts include a supporting role opposite Melanie Griffith and Michael Cudlitz in DARK TOURIST, directed by Suri Krishnamma and produced by Lost Lane Entertainment, as well as a leading role in the PRISM Nominated film CLEAVER’S DESTINY. You can see her onscreen in director Norman Bertolino’s LUVSIK, which is in the middle of its festival run and received an Audience Award at the Planet 9 Film Fest. An avid reader, Sam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from UCLA and paints her poetry around Los Angeles under the name of Tru(th). As a street artist, she wishes to express herself as candidly and honestly as possible while forming an immediate and intimate connection with anyone who stumbles upon her work. It makes her feel a deep sense of community in a city as huge and diverse as Los Angeles.
She is currently in production for her first film as actor, writer, and producer called SPELL IT OUT IN NEON.