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Sam Callis

Last updated 23 March 2013


Samuel 'Sam' Callis

Born: 1973 (age: 41)

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Sam Callis is an English actor and film director, best known for his role as Sergeant Callum Stone in The Bill.

He played the Security Guard in the Doctor Who story Bad Wolf.

Callis grew up in Haslemere Surrey and attended Camelsdale Primary School, Midhurst Intermediate School and Midhurst Grammar School. Callis trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He has had roles in London's Burning where he played Adam Benjamin and in Ultimate Force as Captain Patrick Fleming. He played Doctor Mike Banner in The Royal until he left in 2007 to join the cast of The Bill.

Before joining The Bill as a regular, he had previously guest starred in the show in 2004 as an alcoholic priest, Karl Radford.

Callis has also acted in some films. 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.

He has acted in theatre which has taken him to New York and on a UK no1 Tour for Arms and The Man.

After The Bill was cancelled in 2010, Callis directed a short film called Inside Run. The short film starred his former The Bill co-star Andrew Lancel as a prison officer and was shown at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2010.

Callis played the role of Stensgard in the UK premiere of Henrik Ibsen's The League of Youth at Nottingham Playhouse in May 2011. In 2012 he began appearing in the Noël Coward play Hay Fever at the Noël Coward Theatre.






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