Sam Callis is an English actor and director who is famously known for playing the role of Callum Stone in the police procedural television series The Bill and Adam Benjamin in the television drama London’s Burning.
Sam Callis was born on November 21, 1973, in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. There are no details regarding his mother and father but he has a brother named Ben Callis who is also an actor and director based in England. Together they have worked on many projects also and won several awards at different award shows. Sam grew up in Haslemere, Surrey with his brother Ben. Initially, Sam went to Camelsdale Primary School and after that attended Midhurst Intermediate School in Midhurst, England. In the same town, he then completed his high schooling at Midhurst Grammar School. Soon, Callis decided on pursuing acting as his career line and then went to London where he trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Sam Callis Career
Callis went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, a drama school located in Hammersmith, London where he trained to become a professional actor. While studying he also played minor roles in theatre and plays. His first major role was seen when he played Adam Benjamin in London’s Burning and later in Ultimate Force as Captain Patrick Fleming. Till 2007 he was also seen in the cast of medical drama The Royal as Doctor Mike Banner and later joined the cast of The Bill.
Apart from television series, Callis has also been seen in notable films such as in Kidulthood he played a security guard, in Spanish TV Movie Trance he played Nick, in Capital Punishment he played Russell Blake and he starred in Shrink as Max. In 2010, as the show The Bill came to an end, Callis went on to direct a short film which was called Inside Run. The movie was also shown at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2010.
In 2011, Callis starred in Henrik Ibsen’s The League of Youth as Stensgard which was premiered at Nottingham Playhouse in May 2011. The next year he appeared in Hay Fever, a comic play written by Noel Coward. Around the same time, he played Jack Worthing in The Importance of Being Earnest at Nottingham Playhouse. In 2015, Callis produced the film, Whisper and also appeared on stage roles of The Tempest and Henry V in 2019. Sam will be seen as the re-enactments for the Netflix series The Lost Pirate Kingdom in 2021. The show also stars Derek Jacobi, Evan Milton, and James Wheatley.
Callis does not seem to be much active on any social media platforms. As of 2021, he just has a Twitter account with 3k followers, other than that he does not have an official Instagram, Facebook, or any other account.
Sam Callis Biography
|Real Name||Samuel Charles Callis|
|Birth Date||21 November 1973|
|Birth Place||Ely, United Kingdom|
|Sun sign||Not Known|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimetres – 177 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 88 kg – in Pounds – 194 lbs|
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||36 inches|
|Biceps Size||16.5 inches|
|Shoe Size||11 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Camelsdale Primary School, Midhurst Intermediate School|
|College||London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art|
|Is he a Gay?||No|
|Favorite Food||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Favorite Color||Not Known|
Callis has been married to his long-time girlfriend back then, Osmin. The couple met each other while shooting for London’s Burning and have been together ever since. In December 2008, the couple was blessed with their first child, a daughter. He also has a son, about whom more details are not known. Together they reside in London with their two children.
Sam Callis Net worth
The 47-year old has established a well-known name in the film and television industry as an actor and director. Since 1996, he has been active and to date is seen in television series. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around $5 million US Dollars, the majority of his source of income from directing films and enacting them as well.
- He grew up in the town of Haslemere, Surrey.
- In 2004, Sam played an alcoholic priest, Karl Radford in The Bill before joining as a regular.
- He has also made appearances in the television series Holby City, Casualty, and Doctor Who.
- In 2015, he won the award for Best Global Short for Viking along with his brother Ben Callis.