Tara Samuel

Tara Samuel


Toronto, Canada

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Tara is a Canadian actress who was born and raised in Toronto. She attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts and then the George Brown Theatre College in Toronto. Tara is best known for her role as Tara Williams in Sue Thomas F.B.Eye.


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • In Toronto's Now Magazine, Tara described her style as "Messy rock 'n' roll adventure".

    • Tara's writing credits include the short films Ger and Andrea and Happy Birthday Sammy.

    • Tara is a member of the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto.

    • In 2006, Tara enlisted her fellow Sue Thomas F.B.Eye co-star, Ted Atherton, for a role in her own short film, Find.

    • Tara is not only a talented writer and actress, she is also a comedienne. Her comedy work has resulted in appearances at the Comedy Club in New York.

    • Tara gained writing experience by attending the Writer's Boot Camp in New York City in 2003, where she studied under Ad Tobin.

    • Tara has appeared in productions for many of Canada's leading theatre companies, including the Bluewater Playhouse, Theatre Passe-Muraille and Toronto Fringe.

    • Tara won the John Bannerman award for 'Most Promising Career' whilst attending the George Brown Theatre school.

    • Tara is the co-founder of the Toronto-based Olive Me Theatre Company.

    • Tara attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts and then the George Brown Theatre School, from which she graduated in 1997.

    • Tara is married to Matt Flugger

    • Brooklyn Love, one of the films that Tara produced, had its world at the Light Plays Tricks Film Festival in Kingston, Ontario, Canada in May 2003.

    • Tara Samuel and NYC urban singer/songwriter Matt Flugger are co-founders of Busterhouse Productions.

  • Quotes

    • Tara Samuel (On her short film, 'Find'): Find is about how grief drives hope. Find is about the need to know that all is not lost.

    • Tara Samuel (On 'Sue Thomas, F.B.Eye'): I know there is a huge following for the show. It was the first television series, I have ever done. The cast and the crew on the show were so experienced and talented, that I soaked up everything they did with a sponge.

    • Tara Samuel: I love to act, but I also want to direct my own films and I'm very fascinated with writing. My husband is a musician and composes the music. He plays guitar and he writes his own lyrics and he sings beautifully. We definitely want to keep putting our work out into the world.