Samuel Page

Samuel Page (born Samuel L. Elliott; November 5, 1976) is an American actor. He has appeared on popular television shows, such as Mad Men, Desperate Housewives, House of Cards, Switched at Birth, Scandal, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Gossip Girl, and The Bold Type.

Samuel Page
Samuel L. Elliott

(1976-11-05) November 5, 1976 (age 44)
Other namesSamuel B. Elliott, Sam Elliott, Sam Page, Nathan Watkins
Alma materPrinceton University, B.A. 1998
Years active1999–present
Cassidy Elliott
(m. 2014)

Early lifeEdit

Page was born in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. He captained the football and baseball teams at Whitefish Bay High School. He attended Princeton University, where he earned a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology in 1998.[1]


After completing his degree, Page decided to become an actor despite having no high school acting experience. "I came home and told my mom and dad I was moving to Hollywood to become an actor."[1] While in Los Angeles, Page appeared on the television shows Desperate Housewives, Popular, 7th Heaven, Undressed, and Men, Women & Dogs. In New York City, he was cast in 2002 as Trey Kenyon on the daytime soap opera All My Children.

Page had a recurring role in American Dreams and guest-starred in other series, such as CSI: Miami and Wicked Science. In 2005, he was cast as Jesse Parker on Fox's supernatural drama Point Pleasant. In 2006, he had a starring role on the CBS drama series Shark. He played Joan Holloway's fiancé and then husband, Greg Harris, on Mad Men, and in 2010 he appeared in a multi-episode arc on ABC's Desperate Housewives as Sam, son of Rex Van de Kamp (Steven Culp) and stepson of Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross).[2]

In 2008, Page appeared in's video "Yes We Can" in support of Barack Obama's presidential bid, along with numerous other celebrities. In addition to television, Page's film credits include The Brotherhood, Prison of the Dead, and Micro Mini-Kids. Page was featured as one of People magazine's most eligible bachelors in June 2002.[3]

In 2010, Page guest-starred in the fourth season of The CW's Gossip Girl as Colin Forrester, a young college professor and Serena van der Woodsen's (Blake Lively) new love interest. Colin was also Juliet Sharp (Katie Cassidy) and Ben Donovan (David Call)'s cousin. Page appeared on the cover of the February 2011 issue of J.Crew's clothing catalogue and magazine. In 2012, Page had a starring role in the Lifetime film In the Dark as Jeff, an aide hired to assist a beautiful young artist recently blinded in a car crash that killed her husband and child. However, he soon begins to stalk and terrorize her.[citation needed]

In 2013, Page joined the cast of the Netflix drama series House of Cards for their second season.[4] In 2017, he played the lead role in the Hallmark Channel film Royal New Year's Eve as Prince Jeffery.[citation needed] In February, 2019, he starred in another romantic Hallmark Movie, 'The Story of Us', playing Sawyer O'Dell, a property builder planning a development that threatens a bookstore owned by his former high school sweetheart.

In 2017, Page joined the cast of The Bold Type as Richard Hunter, on the Scarlet Board of Directors, and Sutton's love interest.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2014, Page married Cassidy Boesch at a villa just outside Santa Barbara, California. Among Page's groomsman was Mean Girls star and Dancing with the Stars cast-off Jonathan Bennett.[6] On September 27, 2016, Sam announced the birth of their son, Logan, and on August 11, 2018, their twin girls were born (Annabelle and Evie).



Year Title Role Notes
2000 Prison of the Dead Calvin
2001 The Brotherhood Chris Chandler Credited as Nathan Watkins
Micro Mini-Kids Blake Credited as Samuel Elliott
2005 Wish You Were Here David Dunsmore
Cruel World Daniel Anderson
2009 Slave David Dunsmore
Falling Up Buck
2010 The United Monster Talent Agency David Short film
2011 Starsucker Pete Thump Short film
A Proper Send-Off Paul Short film
2012 Valediction Miles Thomas Short film
2014 Serial Daters Anonymous Kyle
2015 1915 James
Self/less Carl
The Preppie Connection Mr. Jennings
Caught Justin Price
2016 The Tiger Hunter Kenneth Porter
2018 Walking the Dog Keith


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Popular Stone Cold Fox Boy 3 episodes; credited as Samuel L. Elliott
1999–2000 7th Heaven Brad Landers 3 episodes
2000 Undressed Sam 8 episodes
2001 Men, Women & Dogs Tom Episode: "The Magic Three-Legged Sex Dog"
2002–2003 All My Children Trey Kenyon Role held: March 28, 2002 – March 7, 2003
2003–2004 American Dreams Drew Mandel 12 episodes
2005–2006 Point Pleasant Jesse Parker Main cast; 13 episodes
2005 CSI: Miami Jeff Marshall Episode: "Prey"
2006–2007 Shark Casey Woodland Main cast (season 1); 22 episodes
2008 Finish Line Mitch Camponella Television film
Imaginary Bitches Riley Episode: "Only Crazy Girls Quife"
2008–2012 Mad Men Greg Harris 9 episodes
2009 CSI: NY Liam Connover Episode: "Communication Breakdown"
Melrose Place Victor Episode: "Vine"
2010–2011 Greek Joel 4 episodes
2010 Desperate Housewives Sam Allen 7 episodes
Gossip Girl Colin Forrester 4 episodes
The Event Rick Episode: "Casualties of War"
Castle Brian Elliott Episode: "Last Call"
2011 Lie to Me George Walker Episode: "Rebound"
Up All Night Dr. Goddard Episode: "Birth"
Annie Claus Is Coming to Town Ted Television film (Hallmark)
2012, 2015 Switched at Birth Craig Tebbe 9 episodes
2012 The Client List TJ Braswell Episode: "Turn the Page"
Imaginary Friend Robert Television film
Last Resort Kylie's brother Episode: "Cinderella Liberty"
2013 In the Dark Jeff Television film
Scandal Will Caldwell Episode: "Boom Goes the Dynamite"
Necessary Roughness Sam Conte 2 episodes
2014 House of Cards Connor Ellis 5 episodes
The Mindy Project Andy Episode: "Mindy and Danny"
2015 Stalker Mike Harris Episode: "My Hero"
Adam Ruins Everything Dr. Todd Bodd Episode: "Adam Ruins Nutrition"
2016 All Things Valentine Brendan Television film (Hallmark)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Keith Habersohl Episode: "Kimmy Walks Into a Bar!"
2017 Walking the Dog Keith Television film (Hallmark)
2017–present The Bold Type Richard Hunter Main cast
2017 The Perfect Christmas Present Tom Jacobs Television film (Hallmark)
A Royal New Year's Eve Prince Jeffrey Television film (Hallmark)
2019 The Story of Us Sawyer Odell Television film (Hallmark)
My One and Only Alex Television film (Hallmark)
Christmas in Rome Oliver Martin Television Film (Hallmark)
2020 Celebrity Family Feud “Himself” Episode: The Bold Type vs. RuPaul's Drag Race


  1. ^ a b Cryns, Jim (May 6, 2003). "Milwaukee Talks: Sam Page". Retrieved March 10, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Ausiello, Michael (January 23, 2010). "Exclusive: 'Desperate Housewives' lands 'Mad' man Sam Page". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 8, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "The Bachelors". People. 57 (24). June 24, 2002. Retrieved March 8, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Ausiello, Michael (May 20, 2013). "House of Cards Exclusive: Mad Men, Deadwood Alums Join Netflix Drama's Season 2 Cast". TVLine. Retrieved 2016-03-28.
  5. ^ "The Bold Type", Wikipedia, 2019-05-08, retrieved 2019-05-10
  6. ^ Malec, Brett (November 10, 2014). "Mad Men's Sam Page Gets Married! Find Out Which Mean Girls Star Was in Attendance". E! Online. Retrieved 2016-03-28.

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