Nov. 28th, 1985
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, UK
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Ryan Oliver Sampson (born 28 November 1985) is an English actor best known for playing Alex Venables in the British sitcom After You've Gone, where he played the son of Jimmy Venables, played by Nicholas Lyndhurst. Sampson was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. He went to school in Kiveton Park (Wales High School) where he appeared in school productions. His sister has also appeared in various TV shows. Sampson began his career at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre. Prior to After You've Gone, he appeared in Wire in the Blood, in 2003, In Denial of Murder, Heartbeat and Holby City in 2006. He appeared in the BBC Three pilot The Things I Haven't Told You and had a role in two episodes of the 2008 series of Doctor Who, playing the child genius Luke Rattigan in "The Sontaran Stratagem" and "The Poison Sky". In 2008 he worked at the National Theatre. In 2011 he played a small part in Channel 4 comedy series Fresh Meat.
- He attended Wales High School in Kiveton Park, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, UK and graduated in 2004.
- His mother's maiden name is Dickinson.
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