Born & raised in New York City, Samantha began studying drama as an actor at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Her theater training continued at Hunter College, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre ('16), and London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (Shakespeare, '18). In addition, she has trained with mentor and Physical Lab teacher, Yorgos Karamalegos in LA, UK, and Paris.
She worked on Marvel's Iron Fist as a recurring role alongside Jessica Henwick with directors Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones) and Deborah Chow (Mandalorian).
Tales of a Shadowboxer marks her directorial debut in collaboration with producer/writer Sharif McFadden which won Best TV Pilot and Best Women Short at Independent Shorts Award (Los Angeles).
In 2023, she co-directed and associate produced the short film, HEIGHTS with writer, Lucy Sarasin.
Currently, she is in pre-production for her film, Saint Vegas.