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Canterbury, Kent, England
|Alma mater||Oxford School of Drama|
Samantha Colley (born 1987) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in various theatre and television productions, including the National Geographic TV series Genius.
Colley made her stage debut in 2014 (graduating from her training a term early) as Abigail Williams in The Crucible at The Old Vic in London. Colley received rave reviews and was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress WhatsOnStage award for her performance in the five-star show.
In 2017, she starred as Mileva Marić in Genius, the ten-part television series for National Geographic and Fox 21 about the life and work of Albert Einstein. In 2018, she appeared in the second season of Genius, playing Dora Maar.
|2014||The Crucible by Arthur Miller||Abigail Williams||The Old Vic||Play nominated for Best Revival at the Olivier Awards. Colley nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the WhatsOnStage Awards.|
|2014/2015||Far Away by Caryl Churchill||Joan||The Young Vic|
|2015||Klippies by Jessica Siân||Yolandi||Southwark Playhouse|
|2015||Endeavour||Nina Lorimer||ITV||1 Episode|
|2016/2017||Victoria||Eliza Skerrett||ITV||11 Episodes|
|2017||Genius||Mileva Maric||National Geographic||10 Episodes|
|2018||Genius||Dora Maar||National Geographic||10 episodes|
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- Billington, Michael (4 July 2014). "The Crucible review – full of raw, visceral power" – via The Guardian.
- Brantley, Ben (11 July 2014). "'The Crucible,' by Arthur Miller, Plays at the Old Vic" – via NYTimes.com.
- "The Crucible, Old Vic, review: 'The intensity of a thriller'".
- "Genius. (TV Series 2017– )".
- Rorke, Robert (2018-04-30). "'Genius' star sheds light on Picasso's tormented lover". New York Post. Retrieved 2020-08-15.