Samantha Russell grew up Cincinnati, Ohio where she fell in love with performing at a young age. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, and Sociology along with an Associate's Degree in Business Administration. Samantha has trained with; Cincinnati Actor's Studio under Bob Elkins and Steve Francia, Clifton Performance Theatre with Kevin Crowley, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company under Miranda McGee, as well as private coaching and Group Master Acting Classes with Zappa Studios' Carrie-Ellen Zappa. When Samantha is not in front of a camera she is on stage. Some of her stage credits include: The Color Purple with Cincinnati Black Theatre Company, Coretta Scott King and the Fight for Freedom with The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati, and the World Premier of Cinderella After Ever After at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati.
A Touch of Stardust
Film (Romance) Actress A heartbroken romantic gets a magical second chance to marry the woman he believes is his fate.
Film (Short and Drama) Actress Three hitmen meet at a sleepy diner for a friendly game of cards only to find out that the deck is stacked against them.
Film (Drama and Thriller) Actress Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, AFTERMATH tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller's (Scoot McNairy) error causes the death of a construction foreman's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.
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Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le
TV Movie (Drama) Actress The story of R&B artist Michel'le, who rose to fame in the late 1980s when she signed on to Eazy-E's Ruthless Records.
All or Nothin'
Film (History) Actress In 1853, 28 slaves escaped from Boone County, Kentucky. Unwilling to accept their departure, wealthy plantation owners set out to locate the 28, following them through Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.
Film (Action, Crime and Thriller) Actress When a bank is hit by a brutal heist, all evidence points to the owner and his high-powered clients. But as a group of FBI agents dig deeper into the case - and the deadly heists continue - it becomes clear that a larger conspiracy is at play.
A Kind of Murder
Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actress A psychological noir thriller set in 1960's New York based on Patricia Highsmith's novel, 'The Blunderer'. Walter Stackhouse is rich, successful and unhappily married to the beautiful but damaged Clara. His desire to be free of her feeds his obsession with Kimmel, a man suspected of brutally murdering his own wife. But when Clara is found dead in suspicious circumstances, Walter's string of lies and his own guilty thoughts seem enough to condemn him. As his life becomes dangerously entwined with Kimmel's, a ruthless cop is increasingly convinced he has found a copycat killer in Walter and aims to nail both murderers.
Television (Crime, Drama, Romance and Thriller) Actress Denise Dobkin is a struggling, opportunistic freelance columnist who escapes her debtors and competitors by fast-tracking her new romance with older piano teacher Chris Schaefer. Yet as she comes to learn something very disturbing about Chris, she may have stumbled upon the scoop of a lifetime, a scoop that may cost the lives of many young women, including herself.
Bull in a Bookshop
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Television (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Faith is an ongoing dramatic study series that focuses on how faith intertwines our lives and the lives of those around us. Each episode focuses on a different challenge to faith, both in terms of Christian as well as non-Christian faith.