Samantha Morton

Samantha Morton

Who is Samantha Morton?

Samantha Morton is an English actress and director. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a British Academy Television Award, a British Independent Film Award, and a Golden Globe Award, as well as nominations for two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a British Academy Film Award. She is very active in social media and has 177k followers on Instagram and 35.1K Followers on twitter.

  • She is well-known for portraying the role of Alpha in the TV series "The Walking Dead"
  • She is also known for playing her role in the British and Hollywood movies including "Morvern Callar" (2002), "In America" (2003),  Longford (2006), as Deborah Curtis in "Control" (2007), and Mary, Queen of Scots in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (2007). 


Morton made her directorial debut with the television film The Unloved (2009), which won the BAFTA Television Award for Best Single Drama. She had also starred in films such as "The Messenger" (2009), "John Carter" (2012), "Decoding Annie Parker" (2013), and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (2016). By the late 2010s, she often ventured back into television, starring in the series "The Last Panthers" (2015), "Rillington Place" (2016), "Harlots (2017–present), and "The Walking Dead" (2019–2020).

Early Life and Family

Samantha Morton was born on 13th May 1977 in the Clifton area of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, the UK, and her birthdate marks her Zodiac sign is Taurus. Born as Samantha Jane Morton, she holds a British nationality while she is of Polish descent.

She was born as a third child to her father Peter Morton, and her mother Pamela Freebury Morton, a factory worker. Her childhood was miserable because of her parent's divorced and neither her father nor her mother took responsibility to raise her which force her to stay in and out of foster care and children's homes.  

During that time, she attended West Bridgford Comprehensive School and joined the Central Junior Television Workshop when she was 13. She has six half-siblings born from her biological parents of which only two names are known her brother Marcus Morton and her sister Penny Morton.

Who is Samantha Morton married to?

Despite being in her early 40s, Samantha Morton hasn't married yet but has dated a number of high profile guys and has even borne a child from them.

The actress was romantically linked with English actor and musician Charlie Creed-Miles with whom she gave birth to her daughter Esme Creed-Miles, born on 5 February 2000, who is also an actress. Charlie Creed-Miles remain as her partner from one year from 1999 to 2000. The love birds were first met on the set of the film "The Last Yellow" in 1999 and got separated in 2000. 

Currently, Samantha is in a love relationship with the filmmaker Harry Holm (son of actor Ian Holm). The love birds officially confirmed their relationship in 2007 after dating for two years. The pair met for the first time in 2005 while filming a music video for the band the Vitamins.

They have reportedly been engaged since 2006 but are yet to officially tie the knot and are living as a partner till now. The couple is the parents of their two children:- daughter, Edie, who was born on 4 January 2008, and their son, Theodore, who was born in 2012. 

How tall is Samantha Morton?

Samantha Morton has an average height of 5 ft 3 inches tall and weighs around 61.2 Kg. She has an apple-shaped well-maintained body. Her toned body measures 37-26-36 inches (Breast-Waist-Hip).  She wears a 42C(US) size Bra, 10 (US) size dress, and 8 (US) size shoe.  Her hair color is Light Brown and her eye color is Blue. 

Samantha Morton Net worth

Being a well-established actress, Samantha is earning a hefty amount of income from the acting field. Her major source of income comes from the British and American film industry which consist of film contract and roles for which she is paid a good salary. Apart from acting, she also makes money by being a director too. 

She has spent her fortune on smart stock investments and substantial property holdings. She has a lucrative endorsement deal with CoverGirl cosmetics. She also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Morton Burger” chain) in London, has launched her own brand of Vodka in the UK, and a fashion line called “Samantha Morton Seduction”. Samantha also owns a luxurious mansion in Monyash, Derbyshire, England. 

Facts About Samantha Morton

  • #1Under the effects of drugs, she threatened an older girl who had been bullying her during her teenage.
  • #2She was convicted of making threats to kill and served 18 weeks in an attendance center.
  • #3She spent nine years in and out of foster care and children's homes.
  • #4At the age of 14, She was offered small-screen roles for the first in the British drama series "Soldier Soldier" and "Boon".
  • #5Moving to London at sixteen, Morton applied to numerous drama schools, including RADA, without success.
  • #6 she attended Clarendon College of Performing Arts to gain a BTEC award but left for personal reasons.
  • #7She was badly injured by a piece of plaster that fell on her head which nearly cost her life.
  • #8Her stepfather died of prostate cancer.
  • #9She experienced sexual abuse while in the foster care system as a child in Nottingham.
  • #10She promised never to work for the BBC again after their refusal to broadcast an emergency charity appeal for the victims of Israel's attack on Gaza on 27 December 2008.
Samantha Morton
Quick Facts of Samantha Morton
Celebrated Name Samantha Morton
Age 43 years old
Nick Name Samantha Morton
Birth Name Samantha Jane Morton
Birth Date 1977-05-13
Gender Female
Profession English actress
Nationality British
Birthnation England, the UK
Place of Birth Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Ethnicity Polish
Race White
Famous for for portraying the role of Alpha in the TV series "The Walking Dead"
Residence Monyash, Derbyshire, England
Horoscope Taurus
Father Peter Morton
Mother Pamela Freebury Morton
Siblings six
Brother Marcus Morton
Sister Penny Morton
School West Bridgford Comprehensive School
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Partner Charlie Creed-Miles (1999-2000), Harry Holm (2007-Present)
Height 5 ft 3 inches
Weight 61.2 Kg
Body Measurement 37-26-36 inches (Breast-Waist-Hip)
Body Shape apple-shaped
Bra Size 42C(US)
Dress Size 10(US)
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Net Worth $10 million
Source of Wealth British Film industry and hollywood
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