Gayle Samuels

Gayle Samuels

Actor, Casting Director, Choreographer and Host/presenter

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November 2012
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About Gayle

JUST SHOT AN EPISODE OF THE AMERICANS, SHOT THE PILOT TRAILER FOR THE OBSIDIAN SKY PLAYNG A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT AND JUST SHOT THE WEB SERIES Q'S ONE NIGHT STAND. SHE IS FEATURED IN THE FILM BLACK NATIVITY AND EARNED A BEST ACTRESS NOMINATION FROM THE CONNECTICUT CRITICS CIRCLE FOR THE ROLE OF BILLIE HOLIDAY IN LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL. GAYLE ALSO JUST MADE HER METROPOLITAN OPERA DEBUT AS A FEATURED ACTOR IN LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK. FILM & TV CREDITS INCLUDE MARLA GIBB'S DAUGHTER IN THE TIDES THAT BIND, JAMES AVERY'S WIFE IN HONEYBEE AND CO-HOST OF THE SOUL STORY w/JERRY BUTLER. SHE GOT RAVE REVIEWS FOR THE ROLE OF ROSE IN AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES AND LOUISE IN SEVEN GUITARS. SHE RECENTLY PLAYED THE NO NONSENSE REGISTERED NURSE IN NEIL SIMON'S THE SUNSHINE BOYS AND TOURED NATIONALLY IN LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE WITH MELISSA GILBERT. GAYLE HAS APPEARED ON BROADWAY IN SUNSET BOULEVARD, GRIND, DANCIN' AND DREAMGIRLS AND OFF-BROADWAY IN SISTAS AND LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. INTERNATIONALLY.GAYLE TOURED WITH HARRY BELAFONTE AS A FEATURED VOCALIST , PLAYED THE PHYLLIS HYMAN ROLE IN THE RUSSIAN TOUR OF SOPHISTICATED LADIES AND TOURED EUROPE AS CHARLAINE IN AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'.

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Credits

  • LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL (BEST ACTRESS NOMINEE - CCC)

    LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL (BEST ACTRESS NOMINEE - CCC)
    Theater by MUSIC THEATRE OF CONN./KEVIN CONNORS BILLIE HOLIDAY

  • GRIND

    GRIND
    Theater by BROADWAY/HAL PRINCE PRINCIPAL U/S

  • LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK

    LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK
    Theater by THE MET. OPERA - GRAHAM VICK FEATURED

  • Q'S ONE NIGHT STAND

    Q'S ONE NIGHT STAND
    Television by TERRENCE MOORE CO-STAR

  • THE OBSIDIAN SKY

    THE OBSIDIAN SKY
    Television by JAMES LAWLER CO-STAR

  • THE AMERICANS

    THE AMERICANS
    Television by FX-KEVIN DOWLING CO-STAR

  • FENCES

    FENCES
    Theater by NEW HARMONY THEATRE, ID ROSE

  • THE SOUL STORY

    THE SOUL STORY
    Television by TIME LIFE CO-HOST w/JERRY BUTLER

  • BLACK NATIVITY

    BLACK NATIVITY
    Film by KASI LEMMONS FEATURED

  • BEEHIVE

    BEEHIVE
    Theater by CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE TINA TURNER, ARETHA FRANKLIN

  • CROWNS

    CROWNS
    Theater by CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE, ST. LOUIS REP WANDA

  • LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

    LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
    Theater by OFF-BROADWAY/HOWARD ASHMAN RONNETTE

  • SEVEN GUITARS

    SEVEN GUITARS
    Theater by ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE/KEVIN JONES LOUISE

  • THE SUNSHINE BOYS

    THE SUNSHINE BOYS
    Theater by JOHN ENGMAN THEATRE/BT MCNICHOL REGISTERED NURSE

  • DREAMGIRLS

    DREAMGIRLS
    Theater by BROADWAY/MICHAEL BENNETT ENSEMBLE

  • DANCIN'

    DANCIN'
    Theater by BROADWAY/BOB FOSSE FEATURED

  • POSES

    POSES
    Film by YVONNE SHIRLEY LEAD

  • SUNSET BOULEVARD

    SUNSET BOULEVARD
    Theater by BROADWAY/TREVOR NUNN STARLET

  • TWENTY GOOD YEARS

    TWENTY GOOD YEARS
    Television by TERRY HUGHES CO-STAR

  • CUPID

    CUPID
    Television by MICHAEL GROSSMAN CO-STAR

  • THE CLASS

    THE CLASS
    Television by JAMES BURROWS C0-STAR

  • AUTUMN WHISPERS

    AUTUMN WHISPERS
    Film by CHARLES ROGERS SUPPORTING

  • THE TIDES THAT BIND

    THE TIDES THAT BIND
    Film by ANGELA GIBBS LEAD

  • HONEYBEE

    HONEYBEE
    Film by MELVIN JAMES LEAD

  • DAUGHTER

    DAUGHTER
    Theater by ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE LEAD

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

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