Sam Huntington

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Sam Huntington
Sam Huntington at Comic-Con 2011 cropped.jpg
Huntington at the San Diego Comic-Con, 2011
Born (1982-04-01) April 1, 1982 (age 35)
Peterborough, New Hampshire, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Rachel Klein (m. 2006)
Children 2

Sam Huntington (born April 1, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Josh Levison, a werewolf in the Syfy series Being Human, and for his role as Jimmy Olsen in the superhero film Superman Returns. For its two seasons from September 2015 to April 2017, Huntington had a recurring role on the Fox series Rosewood.[1][2] He also played Mimi-Siku Cromwell in the Disney movie Jungle 2 Jungle. He also had a cameo in the December 2017 USA Network TV-film Psych: The Movie.

Early life[edit]

Huntington was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire. His mother, Christine Stabile, owned and operated the Black Box Theatre, where Huntington started his career.[3] Huntington's great-uncle was actor Ralph Bellamy.


Huntington's first role was in the 1996 television movie Harvest of Fire, which starred Lolita Davidovich. He then appeared opposite Tim Allen in Disney's Jungle 2 Jungle the following year. He has appeared in films: Detroit Rock City, Not Another Teen Movie, Rolling Kansas, Freshman Orientation, In Enemy Hands and River's End. He has guest starred in CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Law & Order, and Veronica Mars. He was also in the History Channel's documentary The States, when it covered New Hampshire.[3]

Huntington appeared in Bryan Singer's 2006 film Superman Returns as Jimmy Olsen. And starred in the 2009 film Fanboys. Huntington co-starred again with Brandon Routh in the live action film adaption of Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.[4]

In 2011, He was cast in the Syfy television series Being Human as Josh Levison, a werewolf. The series lasted four 13-episode seasons (a total of 52 episodes), and its final episode aired in April 2014.[5] He also served as a guest on the second season of the reality television game show Face Off.

From autumn 2015 through spring 2017, Huntington appeared as the "special guest star"[6] in his recurring role of quirky coroner Mitchie Mendelson on the Fox series Rosewood. The series was cancelled in May 2017 after two seasons.

On December 7, 2017, Huntington appeared briefly in the role of (detective) Sammy in USA Network's telefilm Psych: The Movie. The TV-movie is a sequel to the hit USA dramedy Psych, which starred James Roday (also co-writer of this TV-movie sequel) and Dulé Hill, who reprise their original roles. Psych ran for eight seasons (2006-14) on USA.

Personal life[edit]

Huntington married actress and producer Rachel Klein in 2006.[3]


Year Production Role Notes
1996 Harvest of Fire Nathan Hostetler TV movie; Uncredited
1997 Jungle 2 Jungle Mimi-Siku
1997 Law & Order Terry Lawlor 1 Episode
1999 Detroit Rock City Jam
2001 Not Another Teen Movie Ox
2003 Rolling Kansas Dinkadoo Murphy
2004 Freshman Orientation Clay
2004 In Enemy Hands Virgil Wright
2004 Raising Genius Bic
2004 Sleepover Ren
2004 CSI: Miami Justin Gillespie 1 Episode
2005 River's End Clay Watkins
2004–05 Veronica Mars Luke 2 Episodes
  1. "You Think You Know Somebody"
  2. "A Trip to the Dentist"
2005 CSI: NY Connor Mulcahy 1 Episode
2006 Superman Returns Jimmy Olsen
2006 Superman Returns: The Video Game Jimmy Olsen video game; voice role
2007 Two Dreadful Children TV movie; voice role
2007 It's a Mall World Dean TV mini-series
2008 Looking Up Dresses Jade Williams short
2007–08 Cavemen Andy Claybrook 8 Episodes
2009 Fanboys Eric
2010 Human Target John Gray 1 Episode
2010 Tug
2010 Glen Martin DDS 1 Episode; voice
2011 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Marcus
2011–14 Being Human Josh Levison Starring role
2012 Warehouse 13 Ethan
2013 Three Night Stand Carl Lead role
2014 Veronica Mars Luke Haldeman
2014 The Throwaways Drew Reynolds
2016 Finding Sofia Alex Starring role
2016 Sully Jeff Kolodjay
2015–17 Rosewood Mitchie Mendelson "Special Guest Star" (main cast)
2017 The Expanse Solomon Epstein 1 Episode
2017 Psych: The Movie Sammy (detective) Minor role


  1. ^ Hale, Mike (16 January 2011). "Relocated to America, Still Bloodthirsty". New York Times. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Dargis, Manohla (27 June 2006). "'Superman Returns' to Save Mankind From Its Sins". New York Times. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "Sam Huntington". Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Dead of Night Retitled to Something More Traditional". 
  5. ^ Ausiello, Michael (June 28, 2010). "Exclusive: 'Smallville' baddie joins Syfy's 'Being Human' remake". Entertainment Weekly. 
  6. ^ On-air credits listed Huntington as "Special Guest Star" on each episode in which he appeared.

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