Samantha Barks

Samantha Barks



Samantha Jane Barks (born 2 October 1990) is a Manx actress and singer who has performed on stage and screen as well as television. She rose to fame after coming in third in the BBC talent show–themed television series I'd Do Anything in 2008.[2] In 2012, she starred alongside Jonathan Bailey in the Disney Channel series Groove High,[3] and made her film debut as Éponine in the film version of the musical Les Misérables.[4]

Her performance in Les Misérables earned nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Acting Ensemble, won the Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer and shared the National Board of Review Award for Best Cast.[5]



Interlude in Prague
Interlude in Prague is a 2017 film about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart starring Aneurin Barnard, James Purefoy, Samantha Barks, Morfydd Clark, Adrian Edmondson and Anna Rust.
Bitter Harvest
Bitter Harvest is a 2017 romantic-action drama film set in Soviet Ukraine in the early 1930s during the Holodomor Genocide starvation policy that killed millions of Ukrainians under Stalins forced collectivization of all farms and businesses owned by Ukrainians.
The Christmas Candle
The Christmas Candle is a 2013 British-American Christmas drama film.
Samantha Barks
Samantha Barks is an album by musical artist Samantha Barks, released on June 10, 2016.

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‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ to open on Broadway next summer
  –  November 22, 2017
Music and lyrics will be by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance. Samantha Barks (“Les Misérables”) will star with Steve Kazee (“Once”). The musical will have its world premiere in Chicago, with a five-week run starting March 13 at the Oriental Theatre.
‘Pretty Woman’ sets opening date; ‘Spamilton’ to close
  –  November 21, 2017
An out-of-town tryout run will be held in Chicago in the spring. The cast includes Samantha Barks (“Les Miserables” film), Steve Kazee (“Once”) and Orfeh (“Legally Blonde”). ‘Spamilton’ to finish Off-Broadway run “Spamilton,” the ...
‘Pretty Woman’ sets summer opening dates on Broadway
  –  November 21, 2017
As previously announced, the musical will star Samantha Barks (“Les Miserables”) and Tony and Grammy winner Steve Kazee (“Once”) in roles originated by Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. The musical also features Orfeh, Eric Anderson, Jason Danieley ...
Dawson’s Creek available free on All 4: Why watch it?
  –  November 21, 2017
4) Joey Potter singing On My Own from Les Miserables – long before Samantha Barks sang one of musical theatre’s most stunning solos about unrequited love, Joey honked her way through it during a beauty pageant. A mesmerisingly terrible version of the ...
Londoner's Diary: Jeremy is egged on by a visit to US envoy Woody
  –  November 17, 2017
Revellers including actress Samantha Barks and Johnny Coca — the brand’s creative director — enjoyed a set from female four-piece The Big Moon and squealed at the giveaways from the drag queen-manned tombola. But it all got a bit much for models Sam ...
‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ Team Teases a Sexy and True Broadway Adaptation (Exclusive)
  –  November 16, 2017
While Samantha Barks (Tom Hooper’s Les Misérables) is making her Broadway debut as Vivian Ward, taking over Roberts’ iconic role, Orfeh is set to make her long-awaited return to the stage as Kit de Luca, Vivian’s street-walking best friend.
Kingsley Leggs Joins Cast of Broadway-Bound PRETTY WOMAN
  –  November 10, 2017
Kingsley Leggs joins the cast of Pretty Woman: THE MUSICAL as 'James Morse.' Pretty Woman: THE MUSICAL also stars stage, television and film actress Samantha Barks as 'Vivian' opposite Tony Award winner and Grammy Award winner Steve Kazee as 'Edward,' with ...
Samantha Barks slips her slender frame into slinky red satin gown as she makes glamorous arrival at swanky bar launch in London
  –  November 8, 2017
She shot to fame as rugged street girl Éponine, in the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables. But Samantha Barks was worlds away from her nineteenth-century character on Tuesday, as she made a very glamorous appearance at the launch of The Perception at ...
Manx actress Samantha Barks to star in Broadway's 'Pretty Woman'
  –  September 27, 2017
Manx actress Samantha Barks has been cast in the Broadway production of Pretty Woman. She will play the lead female role of Vivian, made famous by Julia Roberts in the 90s film. Barks will star alongside Steve Kazee in the stage version, with an original ...
Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee to Star in Pretty Woman Musical
  –  September 26, 2017
Producer Paula Wagner has announced a new musical based on one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time, Garry Marshall’s Pretty Woman, which arrives on Broadway following its World Premiere stage production in Chicago in the spring of 2018.
Samantha Barks to be Broadway's Pretty Woman
  –  September 26, 2017
Actress Samantha Barks is to play the Julia Roberts role in a Pretty Woman musical on Broadway. The actress, from the Isle of Man, found fame on BBC One's 2008 talent show I'd Do Anything and starred in the 2012 Les Miserables film. She will star opposite ...
‘Pretty Woman’ Heads To Times Square As Broadway Musical With Samantha Barks, Steve Kazee
  –  September 25, 2017
And finally we found our Vivian and Edward in the gorgeous, triple-threat, Samantha Barks, and one of Broadway’s most dashing and talented leading men, Tony and Grammy Award winner Steve Kazee.” Wagner’s partners in the show are Nice Productions ...


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