Samuel Witwer Biography
Samuel Witwer's facts
|Date of Birth||1977-10-20|
|Education at||Juilliard School|
|Name on Birth||Samuel Stewart Witwer|
|Place of Birth||Glenview, Illinois, U.S.|
Samuel Witwer is an American actor and musician for his major profession. To the date he has portrayed the Lt. Crashdown in Battlestar Galactica, Davis Bloome in Smallville, and vampire Aidan Waite of the US/Canadian remake of BBC's supernatural drama series Being Human on Syfy in the US and Space in Canada. Beside that he has also voiced main protagonist Galen Marek/Starkiller in the successful multimedia project Star Wars: The Force Unleashed as well as The Son & Darth Maul for Cartoon Network's Star Wars: The Clone Wars. 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.
Samuel was born on October 20, 1977 in Glenview, Illinois, U.S. He was born and grew up at same place. He attended Glenbrook South High School, during which time he was involved in drama and theater classes, as well as being the lead singer of a high school band called "Love Plumber". He attended the Juilliard School for a time before moving to Los Angeles.
He started from a Chicago Bulls commercial, which was his first on-screen credit to date. apart from his major recurring role in the form of portraying Lt. Crashdown on BAttlestar Galactica. He has credited much of his current success to his role as Neil Perry on the Showtime series Dexter. Witwer has also appeared as Private Wayne Jessup in the movie The Mist. From 2008 to 2009, Witwer was cast Season 8 of Smallville as Davis Bloome, a charming paramedic who struggles with a darkness within as he is the human camouflage of Doomsday, a character in the comics best known for being the only villain to have killed Superman. Witwer made a cameo appearance in The Walking Dead as a dead (zombie) soldier in a tank in the Season 1 episode "Days Gone Bye" which reunited him with director Frank Darabont from The Mist. At present he is set to play Ocean Master in an upcoming Aquaman film for the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series, replacing fellow Star Wars actor Steven Blum from Justice League: War.
Apart from his big screen films, he is also an avid player of both electronic games and pen-and-paper roleplaying games. He has been a frequent guest on the Podcast Order 66 and has expressed a love for all iterations of Star Wars roleplaying games Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game (by West End Games) to Star Wars Roleplaying Game (by Wizards of the Coast) and to the current series of cross-compatible Star Wars roleplaying games by Fantasy Flight Games.
He has been known as lifelong Star Wars fan. He had provided both his voice and likeness for lead character Galen Marek/Starkiller in the 2008 video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and 2010 sequel Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II. He has since received much praise for his contribution to the role. Sam attended The Clone Wars Season 5 Red Carpet Premier in Orlando Florida on August 24, 2012 during Celebration VI along with some of his co-stars Matt Lanter, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley Baker, Tom Kane, Daniel Logan, Stephen Stanton and Ashley Eckstein as well as Supervising Director Dave Filoni.
He is also a lead singer of his own band: The Crashtones. They had released their first CD, entitled "Colorful of the Stereo" in 2006. Witwer gives regular interviews and is a recurring guest on d20 Radio's Order 66 podcast and Rebel Force Radio. He currently resides in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
For his personal life details, anything information about his personal life has not yet disclosed in well detailed form till the date. is seems his fans has to wait further longer to know about him.