Samuel Page

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Samuel Page
Born Samuel L. Elliott
(1976-11-05) November 5, 1976 (age 41)
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.
Other names Samuel B. Elliott, Sam Elliott, Sam Page, Nathan Watkins
Alma mater Princeton University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Cassidy Elliot (m. 2014)
Children 1

Samuel Page (born Samuel L. Elliott; November 5, 1976) is an American actor. He has appeared on popular television shows, such as Mad Men, Desperate Housewives, House of Cards, Switched at Birth, Scandal, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Gossip Girl.

Early life[edit]

Page was born in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. He captained the football and baseball teams at Whitefish Bay High School. He attended Princeton University, where he earned a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology.[1]

Career[edit]

After completing his degree, Page decided to become an actor despite having no high school acting experience. "I came home and told my mom and dad I was moving to Hollywood to become an actor."[1] While in Los Angeles, Page appeared on the television shows Popular, 7th Heaven, Undressed, and Men, Women & Dogs. In New York City, he was cast in 2002 as Trey Kenyon on the daytime soap opera All My Children.

Page had a recurring role in American Dreams and guest-starred in other series, such as CSI: Miami and Wicked Science. In 2005, he was cast as Jesse Parker on Fox's supernatural drama Point Pleasant. In 2006, he had a starring role on the CBS drama series Shark. He played Joan Holloway's fiancé and then husband, Greg Harris, on Mad Men, and in 2010 he appeared in a multi-episode arc on ABC's Desperate Housewives as Sam, son of Rex Van de Kamp (Steven Culp) and stepson of Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross).[2]

In 2008, Page appeared in will.i.am's video "Yes We Can" in support of Barack Obama's presidential bid, along with numerous other celebrities. In addition to television, Page's film credits include The Brotherhood, Prison of the Dead, and Micro Mini-Kids. Page was featured as one of People magazine's most eligible bachelors in June 2002.[3]

In 2010, Page guest-starred in the fourth season of The CW's Gossip Girl as Colin Forrester, a young college professor and Serena van der Woodsen's (Blake Lively) new love interest. Colin was also Juliet Sharp (Katie Cassidy) and Ben Donovan (David Call)'s cousin. Page appeared on the cover of the February 2011 issue of J.Crew's clothing catalogue and magazine. In 2012, Page had a starring role in the Lifetime film In the Dark as Jeff, an aide hired to assist a beautiful young artist recently blinded in a car crash that killed her husband and child. However, he soon begins to stalk and terrorize her.[citation needed]

In 2013, Page joined the cast of the Netflix drama series House of Cards for their second season.[4] In 2017, he played the lead role in the Hallmark Channel film Royal New Year's Eve as Prince Jeffery.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

In 2014, Page wed fiancée Cassidy Boesch at a villa just outside Santa Barbara, California. Among Page's groomsmen was Mean Girls star and Dancing with the Stars cast-off Jonathan Bennett.[5] On September 27, 2016, Sam announced the birth of their son, Logan.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Prison of the Dead Calvin
2001 The Brotherhood Chris Chandler Credited as Nathan Watkins
2001 Micro Mini-Kids Blake Credited as Samuel Elliott
2005 Wish You Were Here David Dunsmore
2005 Cruel World Daniel Anderson
2009 Slave David Dunsmore
2009 Falling Up Buck
2010 The United Monster Talent Agency David Short film
2011 Starsucker Pete Thump Short film
2011 A Proper Send-Off Paul Short film
2012 Valediction Miles Thomas Short film
2014 Serial Daters Anonymous Kyle
2015 1915 James
2015 Self/less Carl
2015 The Preppie Connection Mr. Jennings
2015 Caught Justin Price
2016 The Tiger Hunter Kenneth Porter

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Popular Stone Cold Fox Boy 3 episodes; credited as Samuel L. Elliott
1999–2000 7th Heaven Brad Landers 3 episodes
2000 Undressed Sam 8 episodes
2001 Men, Women & Dogs Tom Episode: "The Magic Three-Legged Sex Dog"
2002–2003 All My Children Trey Kenyon Role held: March 28, 2002 – March 7, 2003
2003–2004 American Dreams Drew Mandel 12 episodes
2005–2006 Point Pleasant Jesse Parker Main cast; 13 episodes
2005 CSI: Miami Jeff Marshall Episode: "Prey"
2006–2007 Shark Casey Woodland Main cast (season 1); 22 episodes
2008 Finish Line Mitch Camponella Television film
2008 Imaginary Bitches Riley Episode: "Only Crazy Girls Quife"
2008–2012 Mad Men Greg Harris 9 episodes
2009 CSI: NY Liam Connover Episode: "Communication Breakdown"
2009 Melrose Place Victor Episode: "Vine"
2010–2011 Greek Joel 4 episodes
2010 Desperate Housewives Sam Allen 7 episodes
2010 Gossip Girl Colin Forrester 4 episodes
2010 The Event Rick Episode: "Casualties of War"
2010 Castle Brian Elliott Episode: "Last Call"
2011 Lie to Me George Walker Episode: "Rebound"
2011 Up All Night Dr. Goddard Episode: "Birth"
2011 Annie Claus Is Coming to Town Ted Television film
2012, 2015 Switched at Birth Craig Tebbe 9 episodes
2012 The Client List TJ Braswell Episode: "Turn the Page"
2012 Imaginary Friend Robert Television film
2012 Last Resort Kylie's brother Episode: "Cinderella Liberty"
2013 In the Dark Jeff Television film
2013 Scandal Will Caldwell Episode: "Boom Goes the Dynamite"
2013 Necessary Roughness Sam Conte 2 episodes
2014 House of Cards Connor Ellis 5 episodes
2014 The Mindy Project Andy Episode: "Mindy and Danny"
2015 Stalker Mike Harris Episode: "My Hero"
2015 Adam Ruins Everything Dr. Todd Bodd Episode: "Adam Ruins Nutrition"
2016 All Things Valentine Brendan Television film
2016 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Keith Habersohl Episode: "Kimmy Walks Into a Bar!"
2017 Walking the Dog Keith Television film
2017–present The Bold Type Richard Hunter Main cast
2017 The Perfect Christmas Present Tom Jacobs Television film
2017 Royal New Year's Eve Prince Jeffrey Television film

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cryns, Jim (May 6, 2003). "Milwaukee Talks: Sam Page". OnMilwaukee.com. Retrieved March 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Ausiello, Michael (January 23, 2010). "Exclusive: 'Desperate Housewives' lands 'Mad' man Sam Page". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Bachelors". People. 57 (24). June 24, 2002. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  4. ^ Ausiello, Michael (May 20, 2013). "House of Cards Exclusive: Mad Men, Deadwood Alums Join Netflix Drama's Season 2 Cast". TVLine. Retrieved 2016-03-28. 
  5. ^ Malec, Brett (November 10, 2014). "Mad Men's Sam Page Gets Married! Find Out Which Mean Girls Star Was in Attendance". E! Online. Retrieved 2016-03-28. 

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