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Sam Witwer

Sam Witwer headlines the SyFy series, Being Human, the U.S. adaptation of the popular British television series. The darkly humorous, provocative drama stars Sam as the heroic, "Aidan", a sensual and brooding vampire. His excellent work was noticed soon after the show's premiere, as Sam received a Gemini Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing, Leading Dramatic Role in 2011.Feature film fans remember Sam as the sacrificed "Wayne Jessup" in The Mist, Frank Darabont's adaptation of the Stephen King novella. Two independent features in which Sam stars await release: The Return of Joe Rich, starring opposite Armand Assante and Talia Shire and No God, No Master starring with David Strathairn and Edoardo Ballerini.A favorite in the science-fiction world, Sam began his career in the memorable role of "Lt. Crashdown" in SyFy's Battlestar Galactica and played "Davis Bloom/ Doomsday", the character fated to kill Superman, on CW's Smallville. Star Wars fans and the gaming community will also recognize Sam as Darth Vader's vengeful apprentice, "StarKiller" in the LucasArts' video game sensation Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Parts One and Two). Through high-tech digital referencing and motion capture, Sam has become the voice and face of this LucasArts' creation in which the first title grossed over 500 million dollars. Sam has also done extensive voice work for the fan-favorite Clone Wars, the animated series airing on the Cartoon Network. Working opposite Jon Favreau and Clancy Brown as the voice of "Darth Maul" on Clone Wars, Sam received recognition with an Annie Award nomination for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Television/ Broadcast Production in 2012. Outside of sci-fi, audiences remember Sam in his recurring role of "Neil Perry" on the Emmy winning Showtime series Dexter. Sam's edge was a perfect compliment to the ground-breaking series in its first season.A Chicago native and a Juilliard-trained actor, Sam is also an accomplished musician who performed in the LA music scene with his band, The Crashtones.


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Born:
Oct 20, 1977 In Glenview, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
23
First Appeared:
In the series ER 1994-09-19
Latest Project:
Series Stalker 2014-10-01

3 wins & 6 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Being Human
Filmography
Stalker Unknown 2014-10-01
Star Wars Rebels Unknown 2014-09-26
Being Human Aidan Waite 52 episodes, 2011-2014 2011-01-17
Grimm Unknown 2011-10-28
The Walking Dead Unknown 2010-10-31
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Unknown 2008-10-03
Dexter Unknown 2006-10-01
Shark Unknown 2006-09-21
Battlestar Galactica Unknown 2005-01-14
Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Unknown 2005-08-04
Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II Unknown 2004-01-16
Dragnet Unknown 2003-02-02
NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
She Spies Unknown 2002-07-20
Smallville Unknown 2001
Star Trek: Enterprise Unknown 2001-09-26
Dark Angel Unknown 2000-10-03
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Angel Unknown 1999-10-05
JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
ER Unknown 1994-09-19