Biography

Samuel was born in Hamilton, Victoria, the son of Maree and Clifford Samuel. He grew up in Adelaide, South Australia and graduated from Rostrevor College in 2001. He has a younger brother, Benedict, a writer, producer and actor, as well as an older sister, Bridget, a stage manager. Despite completing his senior secondary years at Rostrevor College, Samuel undertook final year drama at Christian Brothers College under the tutelage of Amanda Portus, where he played the part of Tom Snout (the wall) in Rostrevor College's production ofShakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream as well as playing "Belvile" in CBC's production of Aphra Behn's The Rover (The Banished Cavaliers). Xavier Samuel later attended Flinders University Drama Centre in 2005, where he studied under renowned acting teacher Professor Julie Holledge. He played Hamlet in the graduate production.

Samuel was born in Hamilton, Victoria, the son of Maree and Clifford Samuel. He grew up in Adelaide, South Australia and graduated from Rostrevor College in 2001. He has a younger brother, Benedict, a writer, producer and actor, as well as an older sister, Bridget, a stage manager. Despite completing his senior secondary years at Rostrevor College, Samuel undertook final year drama at Christian Brothers College under the tutelage of Amanda Portus, where he played the part of Tom Snout (the wall) in Rostrevor College's production ofShakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream as well as playing "Belvile" in CBC's production of Aphra Behn's The Rover (The Banished Cavaliers). Xavier Samuel later attended Flinders University Drama Centre in 2005, where he studied under renowned acting teacher Professor Julie Holledge. He played Hamlet in the graduate production.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1983-12-10

Place of Birth Hamilton, Victoria, Australia

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Riot as Jim Walker
2017 Bad Blood as Vincent
2017 Seven Types of Ambiguity(6 episodes) as Simon Haywood
2017 A Few Less Men as David Locking
2016 Mr. Church as Owen
2016 Spin Out as Billy
2016 The Death and Life of Otto Bloom as Otto Bloom
2016 Love & Friendship as Reginald DeCourcy
2015 Frankenstein as The Monster
2014 Fury as Lt. Parker
2014 Healing as Paul
2013 Plush as Enzo
2013 Drift as Jimmy Kelly
2013 Adore as Ian
2012 Bait as Josh
2011 Anonymous as Earl of Southampton
2011 A Few Best Men as David Locking
2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse as Riley Biers
2010 Road Train as Marcus
2009 Further We Search
2009 The Loved Ones as Brent Mitchell
2009 Drowning as Dan
2008 Newcastle as Fergus
2007 September as Ed Anderson
2006 Angela's Decision as Will Turner
2006 2:37 as Theo

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