Sam is a member of the Port Adelaide Football Club.
Sam has represented 'Neighbours' and Network Ten at various functions in the context of a public figure; making appearances at popular Australian events such as The Royal Adelaide Show and The Geelong Music Festival.
Sam's character on 'Neighbours', Ringo Brown, is four years younger than Sam, who is 20.
Sam was nominated for 'Best Young Actor' in the Inside Soap TV Awards, which is run by the British magazine of the same name.
Sam formed his band, Solid White Line, with Jake Long while attending Voicestyle Studios, a musical school run by Jake's mother.
Sam has been a singer and guitarist in a musical duo called Solid White Line since mid 2004, Sam describes their genre as "acoustic/alternative/folk/rock".
Sam's three favourite musical groups or artists are Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Jeff Buckley and Nirvana.
Sam's three favourite hobbies are acting, singing and surfing.
Sam's favourite book is "Scar Tissue" by Anthony Kiedis, a member of the Red Hot Chilly Peppers.
Sam's favourite TV shows are 'Family Guy', 'Thank God You're Here' and 'House'.
Sam is a graduate of St. Peter's College in Adelaide.
Sam won the role of Ringo when he auditioned for a nation-wide Dolly Magazine competition. He won a three-month contract with the show, which has since been extended.
Sam: (on how long he wants to stay with 'Neighbours') It really depends on how my character progresses and where my music is in the next few years. But I'd like to be on for at least two years.
Sam: (on what he would one day like to achieve as an actor) I'd love to work with Nicholas Cage I think. I really admire his work, and I'd love to work on a show like The Office or Extras.
Sam: (on who his best friends on set are) I mainly hang out with David Hoflin, Ben Lawson, Kyal Marsh, Eliza Taylor-Cotter and Caitlin Stasey, but I get along with most people quite well I think.
Sam: (on moving to Melbourne) Melbourne is a very cool city! I recommend everyone comes to visit at some stage in their life.