Samantha Barks

BAFTA Academy Children's Awards 2014 - Arrivals

Barks in 2014, photo by

Birth Name: Samantha Jane Barks

Place of Birth: Laxey, Isle of Man

Date of Birth: 2 October, 1990

Ethnicity: Manx, other

Samantha Barks is a Manx actress and singer. She played Éponine in the film musical Les Misérables. She has also been credited as Sam Barks.

Samantha is the daughter of Ann and Richard Barks. The Manx are a mostly Celtic ethnic group originating around the Isle of Man, in the Irish Sea. Samantha’s mother appears to be non-white/mixed race.

A picture of Samantha with her mother and grandmother can be seen here.

Samantha’s paternal grandparents likely are Peter John Barks and Beryl Bond.

19 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    I think her paternal grandparents are Peter John Barks and Beryl Bond.

    This is a picture of her mom and (I’m pretty sure paternal) grandmother:

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