Huntington at the San Diego Comic-Con, 2011
April 1, 1982 |
Peterborough, New Hampshire, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Rachel Klein (m. 2006)|
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. 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.
Huntington was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire. His mother, Christine Stabile, owned and operated the Black Box Theatre, where Huntington started his career. 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.
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.
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. 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" 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.
Huntington married actress and producer Rachel Klein in 2006.
|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||In Enemy Hands||Virgil Wright|
|2004||CSI: Miami||Justin Gillespie||1 Episode|
|2005||River's End||Clay Watkins|
|2004–05||Veronica Mars||Luke||2 Episodes|
|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|
|2010||Human Target||John Gray||1 Episode|
|2010||Glen Martin DDS||1 Episode; voice|
|2011||Dylan Dog: Dead of Night||Marcus|
|2011–14||Being Human||Josh Levison||Starring role|
|2013||Three Night Stand||Carl||Lead role|
|2014||Veronica Mars||Luke Haldeman|
|2014||The Throwaways||Drew Reynolds|
|2016||Finding Sofia||Alex||Starring role|
|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|
- Hale, Mike (16 January 2011). "Relocated to America, Still Bloodthirsty". New York Times. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- Dargis, Manohla (27 June 2006). "'Superman Returns' to Save Mankind From Its Sins". New York Times. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- "Sam Huntington". Archived from the original on 4 June 2011.
- "Dead of Night Retitled to Something More Traditional".
- Ausiello, Michael (June 28, 2010). "Exclusive: 'Smallville' baddie joins Syfy's 'Being Human' remake". Entertainment Weekly.
- On-air credits listed Huntington as "Special Guest Star" on each episode in which he appeared.