Mini Biography As far as actresses go, Samantha Beaulieu is as different as they come. First, the name itself - Samantha Beaulieu is one you'll remember; and after taking one look at her work, there is no doubt this hard-working actress will leave an impression. This talented, up-and-comer hails from New Orleans, Louisiana and is driven by her genuine passion for the craft, and making her mark in the industry. Samantha most recently worked on the HBO pilot Tremè", by the creators of "The Wire", and the drama/thriller "Waking Madison" starring Academy Award Nominee Elisabeth Shue and Sarah Roemer. Notable stage credits includes the groundbreaking classic "A Raisin in the Sun", where Beaulieu reprises the role Ruby Dee made famous in Broadway in 1959 as Ruth Younger, the struggling, supportive wife. Film credits include the soon-to-be-released "Hurricane Season" with Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker; "American Violet" with Alfre Woodard and the satire comedy "The Candy Shop" starring Omar Gooding. A Hurricane Katrina survivor, Beaulieu has been performing all her life. Whether commanding the stage in a New York monologue competition, or pulling at the heartstrings of sold-out audiences in the recent smash hit musical production "The Women of Brewster Place", Samantha's strong presence demands attention. Showing promise early on, her very first Hollwood audition resulted in a lead role in the indie short "Her Father's Daughter", which won several awards including the Sundance Feature Film Lab's Best Work in Progress. She then made her big screen debut in Twentieth Century Fox's "Big Momma's House 2" - and hasn't slowed down since. Beaulieu has also appeared on the CBS prime-time series Ghost Whisperer with Jennifer Love Hewitt, and the Lifetime movie-of the week Girl, Positive. Beaulieu's extensive voice over experience includes the nationally syndicated radio program "It's Your World", and a variety of local and state-wide radio spots in Louisiana. Whether in front of the camera, or on the stage, Samantha is clearly in her element when bringing characters to life. Trivia Samantha has an MBA in Marketing. Received a Master's degree in Business from University of Minnesota. Personal Quotes Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is.