What else does Walking Dead actress Samantha Morton star in?

Samantha Morton as Dee - Tales of the Walking Dead _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: Curtis Bonds Baker/AMC
Samantha Morton as Dee - Tales of the Walking Dead _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: Curtis Bonds Baker/AMC /

Samantha Morton is well known for her numerous independent projects and within The Walking Dead world as the terrifying leader of the Whisperers, Alpha. She will reprise her role in The Walking Dead spinoff, Tales of the Walking Dead, which will release on August 14.

Morton began her career at the young age of thirteen when she joined what was known as the Central Junior Television Workshop. This organization trains young people aged seven to 21 and helps develop their performing skills for television, film, radio and theatre. She would then attend Clarendon College of Performing Arts but left for personal reasons.

She made her stage debut at the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England. Some of her early television roles included the 1996 period drama Emma portraying Harriet Smith and 1997’s Jane Eyre in the titular role.

Samantha Morton – other roles

Her first role was in the series Soldier Soldier in the early 90s. She would also star in Band of Gold, The Last Panthers, Harlots and is the voice of Ruby in the animated series Max & Ruby.  She also voices Urania Blackwell in The Sandman podcast series, an Audible original.

Her film work includes Panaemonium, Minority Report, River Queen, The Libertine, Elizabeth: The Golde Age, John Carter, The Harvest, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Save the Cinema. 

She has several upcoming roles, including She Said, a film that will release in theaters on November 18. The film also stars Tom Pelphrey, Zoe Kazan, Carey Mulligan, Patricia Clarkson and Andrea Braughter. The film is based on the novel She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, written by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey.

The Whale is a psychological drama that Morton will star in next. The film also stars  Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink and Hong Chau. This story follows a 600-pound man who tries to reconnect with his daughter after abandoning his family, and when a tragedy strikes, he turns to binge eating to try and temper his pain and guilt.

She will also portray Catherine de Medici in Starz’s upcoming series The Serpent Queen, which will possibly release in 2022.

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