Samuel Page

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Samuel Page
BornSamuel L. Elliott
(1976-11-05) November 5, 1976 (age 38)
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.
Other namesSamuel B. Elliott, Sam Elliott, Sam Page, Nathan Watkins
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present
 
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For the English footballer, see Samuel Page (footballer). For the English clergyman and poet, see Samuel Page (poet).
Samuel Page
BornSamuel L. Elliott
(1976-11-05) November 5, 1976 (age 38)
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.
Other namesSamuel B. Elliott, Sam Elliott, Sam Page, Nathan Watkins
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present

Samuel Page (born Samuel L. Elliott; November 5, 1976) is an American actor. He is credited under the name Sam Page.

Early life[edit]

Page was born in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. He captained the football and baseball teams at Whitefish Bay High School. He attended Princeton University, where he earned a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology.[1]

Career[edit]

After completing his degree, Page decided to become an actor despite having no high-school acting experience. "I came home and told my mom and dad I was moving to Hollywood to become an actor."[1]

While in Los Angeles, Page appeared on the television shows Popular, 7th Heaven, Undressed, and Men, Women & Dogs. In New York City, he was cast in 2002 as Trey Kenyon on the daytime soap opera All My Children.

Page had a recurring role in American Dreams and guest starred in other series, such as CSI: Miami and Wicked Science. In 2005 he was cast as Jesse Parker on Fox's supernatural drama Point Pleasant. In 2006, he had a starring role on the CBS drama series Shark. He played Joan Holloway's fiancé and then husband, Greg Harris, on Mad Men, and in 2010 he appeared in a multi-episode arc on ABC's Desperate Housewives as Sam, son of Rex Van de Kamp (Steven Culp) and stepson of Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross).[2]

In 2008, Page appeared in will.i.am's video "Yes We Can" in support of Barack Obama's presidential bid, along with numerous other celebrities.

In addition to television, Page's film credits include The Brotherhood, Prison of the Dead, and Micro Mini-Kids.

Page was featured as one of People magazine's most eligible bachelors in June 2002.[3]

In 2010, Page guest-starred in the fourth season of The CW's Gossip Girl as Colin Forrester, a young college professor and Serena van der Woodsen's (Blake Lively) new love interest. Colin was also Juliet Sharp (Katie Cassidy) and Ben Donovan's (David Call) cousin.

Page appeared on the cover of the February 2011 issue of J.Crew's clothing catalogue and magazine.

In 2012, Page had a starring role in the Lifetime film In the Dark as Jeff, an aide hired to assist a beautiful young artist recently blinded in a tragic car accident that claimed the lives of her husband and child. However, he soon begins to stalk and terrorize the woman who has become so dependent on him.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Prison of the DeadCalvinDirect-to-video
2001Brotherhood, TheThe BrotherhoodChris ChandlerDirect-to-video; credited as Nathan Watkins
2001Micro Mini-KidsBlakeDirect-to-video; credited as Samuel Elliott
2005Wish You Were HereDavid Dunsmore
2005Cruel WorldDaniel Anderson
2008Finish LineMitch CamponellaTelevision film
2009SlaveDavid Dunsmore
2009Falling UpBuck
2010United Monster Talent Agency, TheThe United Monster Talent AgencyDavidShort film
2011StarsuckerPete ThumpShort film
2011Proper Send-Off, AA Proper Send-OffPaulShort film
2011Annie Claus Is Coming to TownTedTelevision film
2012ValedictionMiles ThomasShort film
2012Imaginary FriendRobertTelevision film
2013In the DarkJeffTelevision film
20151915JamesIn post-production
2015Serial Daters AnonymousKyleIn post-production
2015Tiger Hunter, TheThe Tiger HunterKennethFilming
TBAPreppie Connection, TheThe Preppie ConnectionClayton MarshFilming
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1999PopularStone Cold Fox boy3 episodes; credited as Samuel L. Elliott
1999–20007th HeavenBrad Landers3 episodes
2000UndressedSam8 episodes
2001Men, Women & DogsTomEpisode: "The Magic Three-Legged Sex Dog"
2002–03All My ChildrenTrey KenyonRole held: March 28, 2002 – March 7, 2003
2003–04American DreamsDrew Mandel12 episodes
2005–06Point PleasantJesse ParkerMain cast; 13 episodes
2005CSI: MiamiJeff MarshallEpisode: "Prey"
2006–07SharkCasey WoodlandMain cast (season 1); 22 episodes
2008–12Mad MenGreg Harris9 episodes
2009CSI: NYI.T. guy/Liam ConnoverEpisode: "Communication Breakdown"
2009Melrose PlaceVictorEpisode: "Vine"
2010–11GreekJoel4 episodes
2010Desperate HousewivesSam Allen7 episodes
2010Gossip GirlColin Forrester4 episodes
2010Event, TheThe EventRickEpisode: "Casualties of War"
2010CastleBrian ElliottEpisode: "Last Call"
2011Lie to MeGeorge WalkerEpisode: "Rebound"
2011Up All NightDr. GoddardEpisode: "Birth"
2012Switched at BirthCraig Tebbe8 episodes
2012Client List, TheThe Client ListTJ BraswellEpisode: "Turn the Page"
2012Last ResortKylie's brotherEpisode: "Cinderella Liberty"
2013ScandalWill CaldwellEpisode: "Boom Goes the Dynamite"
2013Necessary RoughnessSam Conte2 episodes
2014House of CardsConnor Ellis4 episodes
2014Mindy Project, TheThe Mindy ProjectAndyEpisode: "Mindy and Danny"
Web
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008Imaginary BitchesRileyEpisode: "Only Crazy Girls Quife"
2011Pacellis, TheThe PacellisDanny MenapaceEpisode: "Amos Attack"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cryns, Jim (May 6, 2003). "Milwaukee Talks: Sam Page". OnMilwaukee.com. Retrieved March 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Ausiello, Michael (January 23, 2010). "Exclusive: 'Desperate Housewives' lands 'Mad' man Sam Page". Entertainment Weekly. Time. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Bachelors". People 57 (24). June 24, 2002. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 

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