Sam Palladio

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Sam Palladio
Sam Palladio - Nashville Live.jpg
Palladio performing in New York City, May 2014
Born
Sam Christian Palladio Scott

(1986-11-21) 21 November 1986 (age 32)
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2010–present

Samuel Palladio (born 21 November 1986)[2][3] is an English actor and musician. He is best known for his starring role as Gunnar Scott in the ABC musical drama series Nashville (2012–18). Palladio has also had recurring roles on the comedy series Episodes (2012–15) and the science fiction series Humans (2015–2018).[4][5][6] His feature film credits include 7 Lives (2011), Runner, Runner (2013), and Strange Magic (2015).

Early life[edit]

Palladio was born in Pembury, Kent, England, UK.[7] He was brought up by his parents, who are both artists, in Cornwall, England.[8] Palladio studied Actor Musicianship at Rose Bruford College in Sidcup, London, graduating in 2008.

Career[edit]

Palladio began his career with guest starring roles in various television series, including Little Crackers, Doctors, The Hour, and Cardinal Burns. He gained further recognition for his starring role as Gunnar Scott in the ABC musical drama series Nashville. The series premiered to critical acclaim in 2012. It ended its run after six seasons in 2018. He also had a recurring role as Stoke on the comedy series Episodes between 2012 and 2015.[9][10][11] Since 2016, he has had a recurring role as Ed in the science fiction drama series Humans.

His film credits include roles as Calvin in the British drama film 7 Lives (2011), as Shecky in the crime thriller film Runner, Runner (2013), and as Roland in the animated musical fantasy film Strange Magic (2015). He was also the lead singer in a band called Salt Water Thief.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Sam Palladio with Clare Bowen at PaleyFest 2013

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 7 Lives Calvin
2013 Runner Runner Shecky
2015 Strange Magic Roland (voice)
2018 The Princess Switch Prince Edward

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Little Crackers Joe Strummer 1 episode
2011 Doctors Jamie Laker 1 episode
The Hour Rockabilly 2 episodes
2012 Cardinal Burns Various 1 episode
Walking and Talking Fred the Ted 1 episode
2012–2015 Episodes Stoke 10 episodes
2012–2018 Nashville Gunnar Scott Main role; 122 episodes
2016–2018 Humans Ed 7 episodes

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[13]
US
[14]
2012 "If I Didn't Know Better" (with Clare Bowen)A 27 102 The Music of Nashville: Season 1 Volume 1
"Fade Into You" (with Clare Bowen) 25 92 The Music of Nashville: Season 1 Volume 2
"I Will Fall" (with Clare Bowen) 45
"When the Right One Comes Along" 35 The Music of Nashville: Season 1 Volume 1
2013 "Change Your Mind" (with Clare Bowen) 35 N/A
"Casino" (with Clare Bowen) 48
2014 "Lately" (with Clare Bowen) 42 The Music of Nashville: Season 2, Volume 2
"It Ain't Yours to Throw Away"A 32 122 N/A
2015 "I Will Never Let You Know" (with Clare Bowen) 39
"Wake Up When It's Over" (with Clare Bowen) 49
2017 "Stay My Love" (with Una Healy) The Waiting Game
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Betts, Stephen L. (21 February 2013). "Sam Palladio, 'Nashville' Star, Makes Music City Memories". The Boot. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 October 2012. Retrieved 6 October 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Hyman, Dan (5 December 2012). "Charles Esten and Sam Palladio of Nashville - Charles Esten and Sam Palladio Interview". Elle.com. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  4. ^ Fall TV First Impression: ABC's Nashville Sings, TVLine, 14 August 2012
  5. ^ Fall Premiere Preview: Spend Time In Nashville, TVfanatic, 9 August 2012
  6. ^ Clare Bowen And Sam Palladio: How'd They Get The Accent Right For ABC's 'Nashville'? Archived 24 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Access Hollywood, 22 August 2012
  7. ^ Betts, Stephen L. (21 February 2013). "Sam Palladio, 'Nashville' Star, Makes Music City Memories". The Boot. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  8. ^ "Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott | Nashville". Abc.go.com. Archived from the original on 9 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ Fall TV First Impression: ABC's Nashville Sings, TVLine, 14 August 2012
  10. ^ Fall Premiere Preview: Spend Time In Nashville, TVfanatic, 9 August 2012
  11. ^ Clare Bowen And Sam Palladio: How'd They Get The Accent Right For ABC's 'Nashville'? Archived 24 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Access Hollywood, 22 August 2012
  12. ^ "Salt Water Thief | Free Listening on SoundCloud". Soundcloud.com. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  13. ^ Peak chart positions for songs charting on Billboard Hot Country Songs:
  14. ^ Peak chart positions for songs charting on The Billboard Hot 100:

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