Sam Underwood Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Nov, 2020
Facts of Sam Underwood
Date of Birth: 1987 , August-4
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Sam Underwood
Birth Name Sam Lewis Underwood
Nationality American, English
Birth Place/City Woking, Surrey, England
Profession Actor
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Valorie Curry (May 13, 2016 - present)
Education Winston Churchill School, American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Online Presence Twitter
Movies The Last Keepers, A New York Love Story, Hello Again, The Drummer
TV Show Zero Hour, Dexter, Homeland, The Following, Power, Fear the Walking Dead, Dynasty
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Sam Underwood is an English film, television, and theatre actor most known for playing twins Luke and Mark Gray on Fox's The Following, Jake Otto on AMC's Fear the Walking Dead, and Adam Carrington on The CW's Dynasty.

 How Old is Sam Underwood? What is his Height? 

Sam Underwood was born as Sam Lewis Underwood on August 4, 1987. As of November 2020, he is 33 years old and stands at 5 feet 9½ inches (1.77 meters). 

A native of Woking, Surrey, England, he holds dual citizenship in both America and England. While living in England, Underwood attended the Winston Churchill School in Woking. He performed with the former Karen Clarke Theatre Group and later attended Songtime Theatre Arts.

He moved to the United States when he was 19 and attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, graduating in 2008. 


Sam Underwood began his career as a theatre actor and had notable roles in productions of Candida at the Irish Repertory Theatre, Equus at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, Veritas at HERE Arts Center, Hamlet at Edinburgh Festival, and The Picture of Dorian Gray at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

Besides that, he is also the co-founder of the Fundamental Theater Project in New York with with Nicola Murphy.   

Underwood made his on-screen debut in the 2009 short film Meat After School. He had a breakout year in 2013, not only making his feature film debut in the fantasy film The Last Keepers but having prominent appearances in three high-profile TV shows.

Sam Underwood (left) and Michael C. Hall on Dexter SOURCE: Pinterest

He had recurring appearances as Martin Krupp in the short-lived ABC conspiracy drama series Zero Hour that was canceled after one season. He went on to play Zach Hamilton in the eighth season of the Showtime mystery crime thriller Dexter estarring Michael C. Hall and Leo Carras in the third season of the Showtime spy thriller series Homeland.

Underwood gained acclaim for portraying the twin brothers Luke and Mark Gray on the Fox thriller-drama series The Following. Most recently, he has played Adam Carrington in The CW prime time soap opera Dynasty since 2019.  

Married since 2016 to Actress Valorie Curry 

Sam Underwood has been married since May 13, 2016, to the American actress Valorie Curry.

Sam Underwood with wife Valorie Curry SOURCE: Pinterest

Curry was Underwood's co-star on The Following and additionally, has had prominent roles in movies like 2012's The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 and 2016's Blair Witch. 

What is Sam Underwood's Net Worth in 2020?

Sam Underwood is estimated to hold a net worth amounting to at least $1 million as of 2020. The 33-year-old's wealth comes from his career as a screen actor. Since making his on-screen debut in 2010, Underwood has had many high-profile television roles including  Zach Hamilton on Dexter, Leo Carras on Homeland, twins Mark and Luke on The Following, Jake Otto on Fear the Walking Dead, and Adam Carrington on Dynasty.