Samuel Van Wyk is a versatile actor based in New York City.  He has a passion for singing, stage, and on camera acting.

 

Born and raised on a farm in Iowa, he quickly fell in love with acting and music.  He began performing in school, church, and community theaters. He received a BA in Theatre from Northwestern College in Orange City, IA.  After graduation, he immediately started working professionally in national tours, summerstocks, and regional theatres.

 

For several years he called the Twin Cities his home. He worked regularly as a singer, actor, and dancer. In 2010, Samuel moved to New York City to continue pursuing stage work. Since moving, he discovered a real love for film work. Since then, he's been honing his skills performing in pilots, independent films, and web series. He has also begun writing his own material including a webseries called "15 Minutes..." and most recently a short film called "Thirty."

 

Samuel loves stretching himself as an actor. Recent roles have included a quirky boy next door, a passionate purveyor of love and lust, and a hardened criminal.

 

 

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