Samantha Beaulieu, a veteran actress and former radio host who hails from New Orleans has costarred in blockbuster movies such as Unhinged; The Secret: Dare to Dream; Bad Moms; Now You See Me; and Big George Forman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World, in theaters April 28, 2023.
In the television world, Samantha has Guest Starred on series such as Leverage: Redemption (IMBD TV), and HBO's Eastbound and Down, and has had recurring roles on the critically acclaimed Queen Sugar (OWN); NCIS New Orleans (CBS); Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches; Tyler Perry’s The Oval (BET); and Treme’ (HBO). Other television credits include Preacher (AMC); Underground (WGN/Hulu); American Horror Story: Coven (FX); and Eastbound and Down (HBO).
On stage, Samantha portrayed Superhero Harriet Tubman – yes, Harriet Tubman was a Superhero before Superheroes existed – in Sigrid Gilmer's Harry and the Thief. Other stage credits include Mojo: A Black Love Story by Alice Childress; A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, for which Samantha won Gambit’s Big Easy Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her portrayal of Ruth Younger; The Big Negro; Ceremonies in Dark Old Men; and The Madwoman of Chaillot.
When she’s not in front of the camera or treading the boards, Samantha is busy running her business, Tape My Audition NOLA, a professional audition-taping service based in New Orleans for the working actor.
Samantha enjoys gardening, swimming, “kicking it” with her family and friends, brainstorming screenplay ideas, shooting short films, and basically, creating.
Written by S. Anna King
Twitter handle: @samanthabeaulie