Sam Swainsbury

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Sam Swainsbury is an English actor, known for his roles as Jason in the BBC sitcom Mum and Rowan in the 2019 film Fisherman's Friends.

Career[edit]

In 2015, Swainsbury featured on the film Thor: The Dark World, he played a Stonehenge TV News Reporter.[1] From 2016 to 2019, he starred in the BBC sitcom Mum, as Jason.[2] In 2017, Swainsbury appeared on Fearless, a six-part British crime thriller drama series, he played Kevin Russell, a 37-year-old man who insists he was wrongly imprisoned for 14 years for the murder of Linda Simms.[3][4] In 2019, he appeared in an episode of the ITV drama Victoria as Dr John Snow.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Jacob Simmons Short film
2012 EPiSODE FBI Special Agent King Short film
2013 House of Knives Paul Verlaine Short film
2013 Thor: The Dark World Stonehenge TV News Reporter
2015 The Cannibal in the Jungle Gary Ward Recon
2016 The Unfolding Radio Expert 2
2017 Annie Waits Johnny Short film
2019 Fisherman's Friends Rowan

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Jekyll Estate Agent 1 episode
2008 Harley Street Tim 1 episode
2012 Doctors PC Wes Harding 2 episodes
2013 Call the Midwife Alan Bridges Episode: "Christmas Special"
2015 Atlantis Nestor 2 episodes
2016–2019 Mum Jason Main role
2017 Fearless Kevin Russell 6 episodes
2019 Victoria Dr. John Snow Episode: "Foreign Bodies"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2009 Ian Charleson Awards Ian Charleson Award A Midsummer Night’s Dream Nominated
The Merchant of Venice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "This 'Mum' Actor Has A Totally Unexpected Connection To The Marvel Universe". Bustle. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ Hughes, Sarah. "Mum, BBC2, finale, review: this perfect ending will be one of the most wonderful TV moments of the year". Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  3. ^ "An interview with actor Sam Swainsbury". www.culturecalling.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Meet the characters and cast of Fearless". Radio Times. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Meet the cast of Victoria series 3". Radio Times. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Mum's Sam Swainsbury on his pride at playing an unsung hero in Victoria". www.whatsontv.co.uk. Retrieved 20 June 2019.

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