Gayle at the 2014 New York PaleyFest
January 22, 1996 |
Gayle began her acting career as Baby June in the off-Broadway production of Gypsy starring Patti LuPone. Gayle reprised her role when the production transferred to Broadway a few months later. Gayle later co-starred in the off-Broadway plays Oohrah! at the Atlantic Theatre Company and MCC Theatre's Family Week under the direction of Academy-Award winner Jonathan Demme. Gayle was featured in the 2007 Broadway production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.
Gayle co-starred in Detachment alongside Academy Award winner Adrien Brody. The film was directed by Tony Kaye and was released in 2012. Gayle also appeared in Stolen, as Nicolas Cage's character's daughter, and The Congress, opposite Robin Wright and Paul Giamatti. The former was released on September 14, 2012, and the latter in 2013. Gayle co-starred in the 2014 film adaptation of Vampire Academy, as Mia Rinaldi.
Gayle, while home-schooled, follows Advanced Placement (AP) curriculums in all subjects. Gayle is nationally ranked in Public Forum Debate and has received two bids to compete at the Tournament of Champions, putting her among the top debaters nationwide.
- Detachment (2011)
- Stolen (2012)
- Hateship, Loveship (2013)
- The Congress (2013)
- Vampire Academy (2014)
- Noah (2014)
- "Sami Gayle IMDB".
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- "Oohrah! Opening September 10".
- Thielman, Sam (May 4, 2010). ""Family Week" Variety Review".
- ‘Vampire Academy’ Adds ‘Blue Bloods’ Sami Gayle, ‘Shameless’ Cameron Monaghan & More To Cast Deadline.com (2013-05-10). Retrieved on 2013-05-11.