Sam McArdle

Sam McArdle


Sam is from Dublin Ireland, and first appeared in 'The Clinic' for RTE television and in 'Turandot' (Dir: Dieter Kaegi) at The Gaiety Theatre. He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Upon graduating he filmed a guest lead role as Alex in 'Holby City' (DIR: James Larkin) and won a role in the radio play 'Skin In The Game' (Dir: Donald Black) written by Roddy Doyle. From there, he played Grimaldi in Cheek By Jowl's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore'. He has recently finished shooting the feature film 'Lady in the Van' (DIR: Nicholas Hytner) with Maggie Smith.


  • Height: 6' 2 (188cm)
  • Playing Age: 35
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Length: Mid Length
  • Appearance: White


The Biker, Lady in the Van, BBC Films (director: Nicholas Hytner)


Alex, Holby City, BBC (director: James Larkin)


The Winter's Tale, Young Shepherd, Cheeky by Jowl (director: Declan Donnellan)

Grimaldi, Tis Pity She's a Whore, Cheek By Jowl (director: Declan Donnellan)
Sam, May '08, Guildhall (director: Richard Wilson)
Sgt. Hing, The Laramie Project, Guildhall (director: Wyn Jones)
Dezzie, Toast, Guildhall (director: Jo McInnes)
Lucio, Measure for Measure, Guildhall (director: Richard Twyman)
Agamemnon, Trojan Women, Guildhall (director: Patsy Rodenburg)
Constant/Sir John Brute, The Provoked Wife, Guildhall (director: Nick Bagnall)
Leo, Design for Living, Guildhall (director: Paul Miller)
Astrov, Uncle Vanya, Guildhall (director: Christian Burgess)
Titch, Harvest, Guildhall (director: Robin Belfield)
George, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Trinity Players (director: Davey Kelleher)
Clown-Man, Wozzeck, Dublin Fringe Festival (director: Dan Bergin)