Samantha Barks

Manx Actress and Singer
Born Oct 2, 1990

Samantha Jane Barks 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. In 2012, she made her film debut as Éponine in the film version of the long-running musical Les Misérables.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Samantha Barks.


1990 Birth Born on October 2, 1990.


In April 2007, Barks released her debut album, Looking in Your Eyes, which sold around 600 copies. … Read More
In 2008, Barks 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! … Read More
Barks performed alongside her I’d Do Anything cast-mates Sarah Lark and Jodie Prenger at the Theatregoers Choice Awards in February 2009.
Barks starred as Éponine in the London production of Les Misérables at the Queen's Theatre from 21 June 2010 to 18 June 2011.


Barks began 2011 with a starring role in the concert Direct From the West End. … Read More
…  In 2012, she starred alongside Jonathan Bailey in the Disney Channel series, Groove High, and made her film debut as Éponine in the film version of the musical Les Misérables. … Read More
On 11 February 2013, Barks won Best Breakthrough Performance at the Elle Style Awards.
Barks had a role in Universal's film Dracula Untold, which was released on 10 October 2014. … Read More
2015 24 Years Old In July 2015 Barks began rehearsing for the world premiere of Amélie, A New Musical at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California. … Read More
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In January 2016, it was announced that Barks was cast in the movie musical Strike!
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