Sam Sorbo

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This article is about the American actress. For the New Zealand footballer, see Sam Jenkins (footballer).
Sam Sorbo
Born Sandra Lynn Jenkins
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Other names Sam Sorbo
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Kevin Sorbo (1998–present)
Children 3

Sandra Lynn "Sam" Sorbo (née Jenkins) is an American actress, author, and talk radio host. Jenkins is known for playing the role of Serena on the television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and her radio show The Sam Sorbo Radio Show is syndicated across America.


In the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Hercules falls in love with Serena, they get married, but her character dies under mysterious circumstances. Jenkins also starred as Dr. Caroline Eggert in the third season of Chicago Hope, and with Steve Buscemi in Twenty Bucks and Ed and His Dead Mother and had notable guest appearances as Mariah, the leader of the G.E.L.F. uprising in the Season 2 premiere and a later season 2 episode of seaQuest DSV, and alongside her husband as Dr. Sara Riley in two episodes of Andromeda.

Under her married name, Sam Sorbo currently co-hosts Flashpoint Live, a weekly two-hour radio news magazine on Talk Radio Network.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Jenkins married actor Kevin Sorbo on January 5, 1998. They have three children together: sons Braedon Cooper (born 2001) and Shane Haaken (born 2004); and daughter Octavia Flynn (born 2005).

Sorbo is the spokesman and chair of A World Fit For Kids! (AWFFK!), a non-profit organization that trains teenagers to become mentors to younger children.


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Bonfire of the Vanities, TheThe Bonfire of the Vanities Fox's Assistant
1991 Night of the Warrior Hooker
1992 Obiettivo indiscreto Claire
1993 Twenty Bucks Anna Holiday
1993 Ed and His Dead Mother Storm Reynolds
1994 Fortunes of War Johanna Pimmler
1994 Crew, TheThe Crew Catherine Driftwood
2001 Resolution Paula
2005 In a Dark Place Paula
2013 Storm Rider Vanessa
2014 Alongside Night Cathryn Vreeland
Year Title Role Notes
1987 Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story Georgette Episode: "1.3"
1990 Blaues Blut Tuesday Episode: "Das Mädchen aus dem Meer"
1990 Glory Days Sherry Episode: "The Kids Are Allright"
1994 seaQuest DSV Mariah Episode: "Daggers"
1995 seaQuest DSV Mariah Episode: "Dagger Redux"
1995 Diagnosis: Murder Ellen Kingston Episode: "Playing for Keeps"
1996 JAG Private Whitley Episode: "Boot"
1996 Sentinel, TheThe Sentinel Isabel Kane Episode: "Night Train"
1996 Chicago Hope Dr. Caroline Eggert 8 episodes
1996 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Princess Kirin Episode: "Prince Hercules"
1997 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Serena 3 episodes
1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Serena Episode: "My Best Girl's Wedding"
Episode: "Be Deviled"
2000 Andromeda Dr. Sara Riley Episode: "The Banks of the Lethe"
2001 Andromeda Dr. Sara Riley Episode: "Home Fires"
2001 Tatort Esther Episode: "Nichts mehr im Griff"
2007 Avenging Angel Sarah TV movie


  1. ^ About: Flashpoint Live with Sam Sorbo and Marius Forte. Retrieved November 27, 2012.

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