Sam joined the Gray Talent Group in June of 2015. Originally from Cincinnati OH, his passion for acting began at a very young age when his grandfather (Director and Film Critic Roger Grooms) would bring him to early screenings of the years best films. From there he began acting every chance he could. While performing in high school, Sam received two city wide awards, including Best Actor in a Play and Best Featured Actor for his performances on the stage. In the fall of 2013 Sam moved to Chicago to continue his training as a BFA at DePaul University's prestigious Theater School, where he is currently continuing his education. Since 2013, He was cast as the lead in BlueLight Productions feature Bernadettewhich is scheduled for release in 2016 and his short film Emily, which he co-wrote and starred in, appeared at the Cleveland International Film Festival.