Samantha Barks

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Samantha Barks
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Born
Samantha Jane Barks

(1990-10-02) 2 October 1990 (age 28)
NationalityBritish
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2008–present
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)

Samantha Jane Barks (born 2 October 1990) is a Manx singer and actress who first rose to fame after coming third in the BBC talent show–themed television series I'd Do Anything in 2008.[1] In 2012, she was cast in her first movie as Éponine in the movie version of the long-running musical Les Misérables.[2]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Les Misérables Éponine

Awards[change | change source]

  • 2013 Elle Style Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance - Les Misérables
  • 2012 Hollywood Film Festival Hollywood Spotlight Award - Les Misérables
  • 2012 National Board of Review Award for Best Cast - Les Misérables
  • 2012 Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture - Les Misérables
  • 2012 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble - Les Misérables
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 an Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Acting Ensemble - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 London Film Critics Circle Award for Young British Performer of the Year - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Performer - Les Misérables - (nomination)
  • 2012 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Breakthrough Performance - Les Misérables - (nomination)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nancy Contestants - Samantha". BBC. 22 March 2008. Retrieved 10 May 2008.
  2. "BREAKING NEWS: Samantha Barks To Play Eponine in LES MISERABLES Movie". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 13 February 2012.

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