Open main menu

Samuel Robertson (born 11 October 1985) is a Scottish actor and model best known for his roles as Flynn on E4 comedy-drama Beaver Falls, and as Adam Barlow in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.

Samuel Robertson
Born (1985-10-11) 11 October 1985 (age 34)
Dundee, Scotland
Known forCoronation Street
Beaver Falls
Celebrity Big Brother 11


Robertson was born in Dundee, Scotland. He studied Drama and English at the University of Manchester, but dropped out at 18 to focus on his role as Adam Barlow in Coronation Street.[1]

He is a keen follower of his local football team, Dundee Football Club.


In 2005 and 2006, he took part in the second and third series of Sky One's The Match.

In 2009, Sam joined the BBC Scotland soap opera River City as new character Innes Maitland.[2]

Robertson played Flynn in the E4 series Beaver Falls, which aired in July 2011 in the UK.

When he was eighteen, he joined the cast of Coronation Street as Adam Barlow.

In January 2013, Robertson was a housemate in the eleventh series of Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5 in the UK.[3] He was the second evictee of the series.

In 2016, Robertson reprised his role as Adam Barlow in Coronation Street.



Year Title Role
2011 Hot Hot Hot Tiger
2013 Dementamania Edward Arkham
2015 The Legend of Barney Thomson Detective Sergeant Sam Jobson
2016 London Town Tommy Gun


Year Title Role
2004–07, 2016– Coronation Street Adam Barlow
2005–06 The Match Himself
2009 River City Innes Maitland
2010 Push Jake
2010 Being Victor Danny Burton
2011–12 Beaver Falls Flynn/Andrew Spencer
2012 Bedlam Dominic
2013 Celebrity Big Brother Himself
2013 Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side Himself
2015 Stonemouth Callum Murston


  1. ^ Beaver Falls:Sam Robertson interview
  2. ^ Digital Spy, retrieved 12-jan-13.
  3. ^ Dundee Courier, retrieved on 12-Jan-13.

External linksEdit