Sam Harris Biography

 
Birth Place:
Cushing, OK, USA
Bio:
Sam Harris, who's recent role on the CBS comedy, "The Class," is the latest incarnation of a career than has spanned more than two decades, spanning from singer/songwriter to stage, film, television actor to writer and producer. Sam has starred in productions of Cabaret, Joseph and the Amazing ... (read more)
 

Birth Place: Cushing, OK, USA

Bio:
Sam Harris, who's recent role on the CBS comedy, "The Class," is the latest incarnation of a career than has spanned more than two decades, spanning from singer/songwriter to stage, film, television actor to writer and producer. Sam has starred in productions of Cabaret, Joseph and the Amazing ... (read more)

Sam Harris, who's recent role on the CBS comedy, "The Class," is the latest incarnation of a career than has spanned more than two decades, spanning from singer/songwriter to stage, film, television actor to writer and producer. Sam has starred in productions of Cabaret, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the selfpenned shows Different Hats and, most notably, Hard Copy, in which he portrayed six different characters frequenting an all-night news stand. The show was a huge success, garnering myriad awards, and Sam's writing and acting skills were now coming to the forefront. He received a Drama Desk-nomination for his role in the Tommy Tune produced Grease. Immediately following, he toured for 15 months in the Broadway National tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Soon after, Sam starred in Cy Coleman's The Life, for which he received the Drama League Award as well as Tony, Outer Critic's Circle and Drama Desk nominations.

Sam Harris Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Sam Harris, The Life
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Actor - Musical
Sam Harris, The Life
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Sam Harris, The Life
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Supporting Actor - Musical
Sam Harris, Grease