Sam Sorbo

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Sam Sorbo
BornSandra Lynn Jenkins
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Other namesSam Sorbo
Spouse(s)Kevin Sorbo (1998–present)
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This article is about the American actress. For the New Zealand footballer, see Sam Jenkins (footballer).
Sam Sorbo
BornSandra Lynn Jenkins
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Other namesSam Sorbo
Spouse(s)Kevin Sorbo (1998–present)

Sandra Lynn "Sam" Sorbo (née Jenkins) is an American actress, author, and talk radio host. Jenkins is known for playing the role of Serena on the television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and her radio show The Sam Sorbo Radio Show is syndicated across America.


In the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Hercules falls in love with Serena, they get married, but her character dies under mysterious circumstances. Jenkins also starred as Dr. Carole Eggert in the third season of Chicago Hope, and with Steve Buscemi in Twenty Bucks and Ed and His Dead Mother and had notable guest appearances as Mariah, the leader of the G.E.L.F. uprising in the Season 2 premiere and a later season 2 episode of seaQuest DSV, and alongside her husband as Dr. Sara Riley in two episodes of Andromeda.

Under her married name, Sam Sorbo currently co-hosts Flashpoint Live, a weekly two-hour radio news magazine on Talk Radio Network.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Jenkins married actor Kevin Sorbo on January 5, 1998. They have three children together: sons Braedon Cooper (born 2001) and Shane Haaken (born 2004); and daughter Octavia Flynn (born 2005).

Sorbo is the spokesman and chair of A World Fit For Kids! (AWFFK!), a non-profit organization that trains teenagers to become mentors to younger children.


1990Bonfire of the Vanities, TheThe Bonfire of the VanitiesFox's Assistant
1991Night of the WarriorHooker
1992Obiettivo indiscretoClaire
1993Twenty BucksAnna Holiday
1993Ed and His Dead MotherStorm Reynolds
1994Fortunes of WarJohanna Pimmler
1994Crew, TheThe CrewCatherine Driftwood
2005In a Dark PlacePaula
2013Storm RiderVanessa
2014Alongside NightCathryn Vreeland
1987Napoleon and Josephine: A Love StoryGeorgetteEpisode: "1.3"
1990Blaues BlutTuesdayEpisode: "Das Mädchen aus dem Meer"
1990Glory DaysSherryEpisode: "The Kids Are Allright"
1994seaQuest DSVMariahEpisode: "Daggers"
1995seaQuest DSVMariahEpisode: "Dagger Redux"
1995Diagnosis: MurderEllen KingstonEpisode: "Playing for Keeps"
1996JAGPrivate WhitleyEpisode: "Boot"
1996Sentinel, TheThe SentinelIsabel KaneEpisode: "Night Train"
1996Chicago HopeDr. Caroline Eggert8 episodes
1996Hercules: The Legendary JourneysPrincess KirinEpisode: "Prince Hercules"
1997Hercules: The Legendary JourneysSerena3 episodes
1999Hercules: The Legendary JourneysSerenaEpisode: "My Best Girl's Wedding"
Episode: "Be Deviled"
2000AndromedaDr. Sara RileyEpisode: "The Banks of the Lethe"
2001AndromedaDr. Sara RileyEpisode: "Home Fires"
2001TatortEstherEpisode: "Nichts mehr im Griff"
2007Avenging AngelSarahTV movie


  1. ^ About: Flashpoint Live with Sam Sorbo and Marius Forte. Retrieved November 27, 2012.

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