Sam Douglas

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Sam Douglas
Born Douglas Samuel Waters
(1957-06-17) 17 June 1957 (age 59)
Banbury, England
Nationality English/American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984–present

Sam Douglas (born Douglas Samuel Waters; 17 June 1957) is an English-American actor best known for his role as private detective Scott Shelby in the PlayStation 3 video game Heavy Rain,[1] as King Herod in The Bible miniseries for the History Channel, and as Rosebud in the movie Snatch. He has had several other roles in films, television, commercials, and on stage.

Education[edit]

He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting from Simpson College, Iowa, and in directing from the Oklahoma City University School of Drama. At both places of study he was under the tutorship of Alan Langdon.

Theatre[edit]

He has played in several theatres in US and UK such as the Royal National Theatre, Greenwich Theatre, Royal Court Theatre and Savoy Theatre. Some of the plays include: Edmond at the Royal Court Theatre, London; A Raisin in the Sun and Porgy and Bess at the Savoy Theatre; The Darker Face of the Earth and A Streetcar Named Desire at the Royal National Theatre in London; and On The Waterfront with Steven Berkoff. Sam Douglas is also a Theatre Director from the Actors Space in New York and runs professional method acting workshops in London and Oxford, based on the Stanislavski's system under Alan Langdon at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets American Tourist Filming
2016 Factory Farm John In pre-production
2016 Sunset Park The Sledge Filming
2015 The Rezort Big Guy
2013 The Sweeter Side of Life Dino Ravettino
2011 Cleanskin Harry
2011 Colombiana William Woodward
2008 Franklyn Soul
2007 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Barman
2007 The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey Wallis Woodman
2007 The Tonto Woman Bonnet
2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Grimal
2006 Final Contract: Death on Delivery Strasser
2005 Derailed Homicide Detective
2005 Dot.Kill Detective Ryker
2004 Beyond the Sea Jackie Gleeson
2004 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London US President
2004 Method Mr. Hinkley
2003 Octane Detective
2003 Al's Lads ( Capone's Boys in US) Fats
2000 Snatch Rosebud
1999 Eyes Wide Shut Cab Driver
1998 The Snatching of Bookie Bob Little Isador
1997 Fight and Revenge Captain Holcroft
1997 The Fifth Element Chief NY Cop
1996 Mission: Impossible KGB
1995 Hackers English Teacher
1989 Batman Mafia Lawyer
1988 The Dressmaker Cpl. Zawadski
1987 The Fourth Protocol Russian Soldier
1986 The American Way Vietnam Vet
1985 Death Wish 3 Policeman
1985 Dreamchild 4th Reporter
1985 Claudia Ginsberg
1984 The Razor's Edge Man At Kissing Booth

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Magnum Opus US Ambassador Bullitt 3 episodes
2013 Bad Education Mitchell's Dad 2 episodes
2013 The Bible King Herod 1 episode
2010 Money Taxi Driver 1 episode
2006 If... Fraser 1 episode
2002 Lexx General Klebstock 1 episode
2000 King of the Hill Delivery Guy 1 episode
1998 Highlander Baxter 1 episode
1993 Doctor Finlay Sgt Steve Fullerton 3 episodes
1993 Jeeves and Wooster Captain Corrigan 1 episode
1992 Jeeves and Wooster Captain Corrigan 2 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Game Role
2010 Heavy Rain Scott Shelby

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reality blurs between Heavy Rain characters and actors". Arstechnica. 17 February 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 

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