Samantha Beaulieu is an actress, writer, director, producer, and former radio personality born and raised in New Orleans. She is mostly known for her bold and colorful choices. Samantha has costarred in block-buster movies like Bad Moms; Now You See Me; Big Momma’s House 2, and most recently The Secret, along side Katie Holmes. Her television credits include AMC's hit series Preacher; FX's American Horror Story: Coven; HBO' critically acclaimed Treme', and a recent costarring role on the George Clooney produced series On Becoming a God in Central Florida alongside Kirsten Dunst .
In 2018 Samantha made her directorial debut with the short film Black Girl, Magic, which she also wrote and starred in. The short film won the 2018 Alice Award presented by Louisiana's Women in Film and Television (WIFT) for Excellence in Storytelling and Showcasing Women in Key Roles in Front and Behind the Camera.
In addition to film and television, Samantha has appeared on stage in Los Angeles and with top theatre and Improv troupes in New Orleans; including The Sketchy Characters and Southern Rep Regional Theatre, where she is a company member.
Samantha was awarded Gambit’s Big Easy Theatre Award (2010) for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her ‘flawless portrayal of Ruth Younger’ in the classic stage production A Raisin In The Sun.
In 2016, Samantha was the proud recipient of Southern Rep Regional Theatre’s Young Guard Award, which recognized her for her energetic support and tireless work as a local media figure, having hosted her own talk radio show for over six years, and for her work as an artist.
Samantha is currently in pre-production for her next film, shooting the summer of 2019.
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