Trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (1964–1967). Raised in Liverpool. Enjoys classical music and cricket. Singer with the barber shop quartet The Gay Blades. Is left-handed.
In December, 2007, he was hit by a car in the West End area, injuring himself.
Worked as a disc jockey at a classical music station in Australia.
Sam spent three years at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
Sam spent 3 years in the Civil Service.
Although Sam was born in Manchester, he was raised in Liverpool.
He appeared in the Doctor Who audio drama The Holy Terror by Big Finish Productions.
He appeared in On The Up as Tony Carpenter's (Dennis Waterman) butler and has had innumerable roles in British sitcoms such as 'Allo 'Allo! and Porridge. From 1995 to 2003 he played Barbara's husband Ted in sitcom Barbara.