List of Famous people named Samantha
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Samantha Akkineni is an Indian actress who has established a career in the Telugu and Tamil film industries, and is a recipient of several awards including four Filmfare Awards.
Samantha Sloyan is an American actress. Sloyan is best known for her roles in In the Key of Eli, Scandal, Hush and Grey's Anatomy.
Samantha Zoe Womack is a British actress, singer, model and director who has worked in film, television and stage.
Samantha Mathis is an American actress and trade union leader who serves as the Vice President, Actors/Performers of SAG-AFTRA. The daughter of actress Bibi Besch, Mathis made her film debut in Pump Up the Volume (1990), and later co-starred or appeared in such films as FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992), Super Mario Bros. (1993), Little Women (1994), The American President (1995), Broken Arrow (1996), American Psycho (2000), The Punisher (2004), and Atlas Shrugged: Part II (2012). She has recently had recurring roles on The Strain as New York City Councilwoman Justine Feraldo, and on Billions as Taylor Mason Capital COO Sara Hammon.
Samantha Jane Morton is an English actress and director. She is known for her work in independent productions often with dark themes and has received numerous accolades, including a British Academy Television Award, a British Independent Film Award and a Golden Globe Award, as well as nominations for two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a British Academy Film Award.
Samantha Jane Stosur is an Australian professional tennis player. She is a former world No. 1 in doubles, a ranking which she first received on 6 February 2006 and held for 61 consecutive weeks. Also a former top ten singles player, Stosur reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 4 on 21 February 2011 and spent a total of 165 weeks ranked inside the top ten, between March 2010 and June 2013. Stosur was also the top-ranked Australian singles player for 452 consecutive weeks, from October 2008 to June 2017, and was ranked inside the top 25 for a period of nine straight years. She has won a combined total of 38 titles on the WTA Tour, as well as amassed over $19 million in prize money.
Samantha Louise Lewthwaite, also known as Sherafiyah Lewthwaite or the White Widow, is a British woman who is one of the Western world's most wanted terrorism suspects. Lewthwaite, the widow of 7/7 London terrorist bomber Germaine Lindsay, is accused of causing the deaths of more than 400 people. She is a fugitive from justice in Kenya, where she was wanted on charges of possession of explosives and conspiracy to commit a felony and is the subject of an Interpol Red Notice requesting her arrest with a view to extradition.
Samantha Anne Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host. Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she became the longest-serving regular correspondent. In 2015, she departed the show after 12 years to start her own show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
Samantha Karen Fox is a British singer, songwriter, actress, and former glamour model. In 1983, at age 16, she began appearing as a topless model on Page 3 of British tabloid newspaper The Sun, and continued as a Page 3 girl until 1986. During this time, Fox became the most popular pin-up girl of her era, as well as one of the most photographed British women of the 1980s.
Samantha J. Power
Samantha Jane Power is an American academic, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who served as the 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
Samantha Gwendoline Cameron is a British businesswoman. Until 13 May 2010, she was the Creative Director of Smythson of Bond Street.
Samantha Ponder is an American sportscaster who is currently the host of Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN. Prior to hosting Sunday NFL Countdown, Ponder worked as a reporter/host for ESPN college football and as a basketball sideline reporter. Ponder replaced Erin Andrews on College GameDay Saturdays at 10 AM ET on ESPN, as well as co-host of the Saturday 9 AM ET edition on ESPNU. In addition to her duties on College Gameday, Ponder had been the regular sideline reporter for ESPN's Thursday Night College Football with Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, and David Pollack from August 2012 until 2014. Ponder also appeared on the ESPN-owned Texas-oriented regional network Longhorn Network.
Samantha Bond is an English actress, who is best known for playing Miss Moneypenny in four James Bond films during the Pierce Brosnan years, and for her role on Downton Abbey as the wealthy widow Lady Rosamund Painswick, sister of Robert Crawley, the Earl of Grantham. She is also well-known for originating the role of "Miz Liz" Probert in the Rumpole of the Bailey series. Bond is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Samantha Katie James is a Malaysian actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2017. She represented her country in Miss Universe 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Samantha Reed Smith was an American schoolgirl, peace activist, and child actress from Manchester, Maine, who became famous during the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. In 1982, Smith wrote a letter to the newly appointed CPSU General Secretary Yuri Andropov, and received a personal reply with a personal invitation to visit the Soviet Union, which she accepted.
Samantha Maloney is an American musician best known for playing in the bands Hole and Mötley Crüe. She has also performed live with Eagles of Death Metal and Peaches.
Samantha Jane Barks is a Manx actress and singer who has performed on stage and screen as well as television. She rose to fame after coming in third in the BBC talent show-themed television series I'd Do Anything in 2008. In 2012, she starred alongside Jonathan Bailey in the Disney Channel series Groove High, and made her film debut as Éponine in the film version of the musical Les Misérables.
Samantha "Sam" Gordon is an American football and soccer player from the Salt Lake City area. Coached by Chris Staib. Her abilities as a football player gained her acclaim when she was nine years old.
Samantha Win is a Canadian actress and martial artist who was a part of Canada's national representation at international wushu tournaments in 2005-2008. She competed at the 2008 Beijing Wushu Tournament as a part of Team Canada in 2008. In 2012, she debuted as an actress in the role of Kitana in Mortal Kombat: Legacy, followed by her role as Car-Vex in 2013's Man of Steel. She has appeared in various projects since these, and has a main role in Zack Snyder's 2021 film, Army of the Dead.
Samantha Jane Beckinsale is a British actress. Her TV appearances include Firefighter Kate Stevens in London's Burning and Lesley in the sitcom Shelley in 1989–92. She is the elder daughter of Richard Beckinsale and Margaret Bradley, stepdaughter of Judy Loe, and half-sister of Kate Beckinsale. She studied drama at Clarendon College Nottingham.