Samantha’s raging new comedy Best Night Ever
is available On Demand December 26
& hits theaters January 31
Originally from South Dakota, Samantha Colburn started performing at a very early age in musical theatre. She went on to star in such roles as Maria in The Sound of Music and Rosie in Bye, Bye, Birdie as well as being a top ten finalist at the National Forensic League‘s National Speech Tournament.
Samantha went to receive degrees in acting, music and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities where she won best actress awards two years in a row and starred in roles such as Janet in The Rocky Horror Show and Gwendolyn in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. After graduation she spent a year on stage with the renowned Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
Since moving to Los Angeles to pursue her career in film, Samantha has appeared in a multitude of national commercials and in such films as Cannes Film Festival selection Cessation with the talented Dennis Haysbert and South By Southwest (SXSW) film festival favorite Out of Nowhere.
She made her television debut as Dr. Marta Torrez opposite Hugh Laurie on House M.D. and more recently was seen guest starring on Criminal Minds. She has also appeared with Kristen Bell and Don Cheadle on Showtime’s House of Lies, on ABC Family’s Jane by Design with Andie MacDowell and The CW’s Hart of Dixie with Rachel Bilson.
Currently, Samantha has four feature films in post-production. She is also a featured sketch performer in the upcoming comedy show Everybody’s the Worst.
Scenes from the “Nanny Dearest” episode of CBS’s Criminal Minds featuring Samantha as grief-stricken Melody Payton whose daughter is kidnapped by a serial killer.
Here’s a clip from the “Sparks Fly” episode of The CW’s Hart of Dixie featuring Samantha as the sassy Evelyn who tries to retrieve her stolen dog.
When Ms. Brown introduces Red to a chocolate loving beauty (Samantha Colburn), things quickly get ugly.
A woman gets caught up in the new hot and spicy Buffalo Chicken Strips now at BURGER KING®!
Two hot dames with technology on their side plan the perfect heist — picture perfect in fact.
Allstate Home Expert Mike Holmes meets his look-a-like, Ike, while inspecting a customer’s home.
Lead Role in the upcoming comedic feature film BEST NIGHT EVER about “a group of women who go on a life changing adventure,” written and directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer of Scary Movie fame and produced by Peter Safran (The Conjuring) and Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity). Available On Demand December 26 and hitting theatres January 31. Get the details HERE.
Lead Role in the upcoming “Horrific Serial Killer Comedy Thriller” CRAZY BITCHES – about “a girls’ weekend getaway that turns into a nightmare when, one by one, they are killed by their own vanity,” written and directed by Jane Clark (Meth Head).
Supporting Role opposite Jim Sturgess (Across the Universe, 21) in the feature film ELECTRIC SLIDE which is based on the true story “of the life of furniture salesman turned bank robber Eddie Dodson,” written and directed by Tristan Patterson.
Comedic Supporting Role in the indie feature film SHIRIN IN LOVE – “a romantic comedy about an absent-minded, yet sophisticated, young Iranian-American woman who lives in ‘Tehrangeles’.” The film stars Nazanin Boniadi (How I Met Your Mother, Homeland), Riley Smith (90210) and the Oscar nominated Amy Madigan.
Featured Sketch Performer with the sketch comedy troupe EVERYBODY’S THE WORST. Starring and created by Edward Voccola and Jesse Wilson and also featuring the talented actor James Bland. Set to hit your laptop screen in late 2013.
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