Sam Keeley

Samuel Keeley is an Irish actor from County Offaly.[2] His first major acting break was in the role of Philip in the RTÉ's hit television series Raw.[3] He later appeared in the films Burnt,[4] Monsters: Dark Continent,[2] The Siege of Jadotville,[5] In the Heart of the Sea and The Cured.[6] He was also part of the main cast of 68 Whiskey.

Sam Keeley
Samuel Keeley

(1990-11-29) 29 November 1990 (age 30)[1][better source needed]
Years active2010-present

Early and personal lifeEdit

Keeley was born in 1990 and raised in Tullamore in County Offaly in Ireland. In his earlier years he had an interest in establishing a music career. Whilst attending Coláiste Choilm Secondary School,[5] his interest in acting developed and he expanded his acting skills following his failure to complete his Leaving Certificate exams.[7]

In his early 20s, he shared his time living between Tullamore and Dublin. During the making of The Cured, he became a vegetarian.[8] In 2016, he left Dublin to reside partly in Iceland.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2011 The Other Side of Sleep Killen
2011 This Must Be the Place Desmond
2011 Dream House Complementary Role Uncredited
2011 Two Hearts Davey Short
2012 What Richard Did Conor Harris
2013 Scratch Short
2014 Monsters: Dark Continent Michael Parkes
2015 AfterDeath Seb
2015 Burnt David
2015 In the Heart of the Sea Ramsdell
2016 Alleycats Jake
2016 Anthropoid Josef Bublík
2016 The Siege of Jadotville Bill (Sniper) Ready
2016 The Nation Holds Its Breath Short
2017 Megan Leavey Sills
2017 The Cured Senan
2018 The Ashram Jamie
2018 Measure of a Man Jim Smith
2020 Adventures of a Mathematician Jack Calkin
2020 Recon Joyner Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Misfits Jamie Episode: #2.2
2010 Jack Taylor Frankie Buckley Episode: "The Pikemen"
2012 The Borgias Youth #1 Episode: "Paolo"
2012 Little Crackers James Episode: "Sharon Horgan's Little Cracker: The Week Before Christmas"
2012-2013 Raw Philip 12 episodes
2019 Dublin Murders Daniel March 6 episodes
2020 68 Whiskey Cooper Roback Main role
2020 The English Game Smalley Miniseries, 6 episodes


  1. ^ "SAM KEELEY CONTACT INFORMATION". Accurate Celebrity Contacts.
  2. ^ a b "Sam Keeley lands major role". Offaly Independent. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  3. ^ Sam Keeley on IMDb[unreliable source?]
  4. ^ "Irish actor Sam Keeley for Bradley Cooper film". RTÉ. 3 July 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  5. ^ a b c "Sam Keeley: 'I was told I wasn't cut out to be an actor'". Independent News & Media. 30 October 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  6. ^ Jarlath Regan (20 April 2018). "David Freyne And Sam Keeley (The Cured)". An Irishman Abroad (Podcast) (240 ed.). SoundCloud. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Sound advice from a teacher pays dividends for Sam Keeley". Irish Examiner. 17 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  8. ^ Podcast - An Irishman Abroad - David Freyne And Sam Keeley (The Cured): Episode 240. 20 April 2018 – via

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