Quick Facts of Samantha Spiro
- Full NameSamantha Spiro
- Net Worth$1.1 million
- Date of Birth1968 /06 /20
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceMill Hill, London, England
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseMark Leadbetter
- Height5 feet 6 inch
- Weight77 KG
- EducationWebber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
- ChildrenTwo Daughter
Samantha Spiro is a British actress notable for the role as Melessa Tarly in the HBO Series Game of Thrones. Spiro further starred in other popular TV series such as Me Before You, Sex Education, and Doctor Who. Samantha won the Laurence Olivier Award twice in her career.
This 5 feet 6-inch tall actress Spiro is the mother of two beautiful daughters and lives in Queen’s Park, London with her husband and kids. Find out more about Samantha Spiro’s husband, net worth, career below.
Who Is Samantha Spiro? Her Bio And Wiki
Samantha Spiro was born on 20th June 1968, in Mill Hill, London, England. Sprio was raised Jewish and was born under the Zodiac sign of Gemini. Spiro spent most of her childhood in Radlett, Hertfordshire. There are no reports on her siblings so, we can assume she is the single child of her parents.
Spiro joined the National Youth Theatre to learn acting after watching Androcles and the Lion at Open Air Theatre. After some years, Spiro went to Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art to get trained.
Samantha Spiro’s Career, TV Show, And Macbeth
Samantha Spiro started her career from acting in the theatres. Her first job came in the production of A Midsummer Night‘s Dream at the Open Air Theatre. There she also played in the play The Boys From Syracuse.
Spiro played the role of the Lady Macbeth in the play of Shakespeare‘s Macbeth alongside Billy Boyd and Joseph Millson. The fans still remember her for that role and it is one of her most notable roles. Some of the other Theatre productions Spiro worked in are Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle, Dick, Funny Girl, and Mike Leigh‘s Two Thousand Years.
After her impressive Theatre performances, Samantha impressed everyone on her television roles as well. Her television credits include the role of Barbara Windsor in the television adaptation of Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle, Cor, Blimey! alongside Geoffrey Hutchings.
Spiro worked in other tv shows like The Bill, Cold Feet, Plebs, Coupling, Bad Education, Little Cracker, Game of Thrones, Tracey Ullman’s Show. Spiro won awards like Olivier awards for best actress in Musical in 2001 and 2010, Joseph Jefferson Award for actress in supporting role in a musical in 2004.
Samatha Spiro’s Husband And Children
Samantha Spiro married actor Mark Leadbetter in 2002. Mark is famous for his movies like A Thousand Kisses Deep, Primeval, Highlander. Spiro and Mark met for the first time at Drama School in February 2002. They started dating each other and finally got married in the same year.
The couple welcomed two beautiful daughters in a couple of years in 2005 and 2007 and they also aspire to follow their parents’ footstep. Spiro lives with her kids and husband in Queen’s Park, London. She has 3,000 followers on Instagram and is filled with the pictures of her spouse and two daughters.
Samantha Spiro’s Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Samantha Spiro is $1.1 million as of 2019. Her major source of income comes from her acting career. Samantha spends most of her time acting in Theatre where on average she gets $670 per week.
Spiro’s television role on BBC’s Doctor Who is one of the major ones from which she earned $65,000 to $150,000 per episode. Similarly, her role in the HBO series Game of Thrones she got $50,000 to $100,000 per episode.
Spiro drives a Bentley car which costs around $200,000 and lives in London with her family in a house which cost around $550,000.