Sam Huntington (born April 1, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for his starring role as Josh Levison, a werewolf in the Syfy series Being Human, and for his role as Jimmy Olsen in the superhero film Superman Returns. For its two seasons from September 2015 to April 2017, Huntington had a recurring role on the Fox series Rosewood.[5][6] He also played Mimi-Siku Cromwell in the Disney movie Jungle 2 Jungle.

Early life

Huntington was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire. His mother, Christine Stabile, owned and operated the Black Box Theatre, where Huntington started his career.[8] Huntington's great-uncle was actor Ralph Bellamy.

Career

Huntington's first role was in the 1996 television movie Harvest of Fire, which starred Lolita Davidovich. He then appeared opposite Tim Allen in Disney's Jungle 2 Jungle the following year. He has appeared in films: Detroit Rock City, Not Another Teen Movie, Rolling Kansas, Freshman Orientation, In Enemy Hands and River's End. He has guest starred in CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Law & Order, and Veronica Mars. He was also in the History Channel's documentary The States, when it covered New Hampshire.[8]

Huntington appeared in Bryan Singer's 2006 film Superman Returns as Jimmy Olsen. And starred in the 2009 film Fanboys. Huntington co-starred again with Brandon Routh in the live action film adaption of Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.[9]

In 2011, He was cast in the Syfy television series Being Human as Josh Levison, a werewolf. The series lasted four 13-episode seasons (a total of 52 episodes), and its final episode aired in April 2014.[10] He also served as a guest on the second season of the reality television game show Face Off.

From autumn 2015 through spring 2017, Huntington appeared as the "special guest star" in his recurring role of quirky coroner Mitchie Mendelson on the Fox series Rosewood. The network announced the cancellation of Rosewood in May 2017 after two seasons.

Personal life

Huntington married actress and producer Rachel Klein in 2006.[8]

Filmography

YearProductionRoleNotes
1996Harvest of FireNathan HostetlerTV movie; Uncredited
1997Jungle 2 JungleMimi-Siku
1997Law & OrderTerry Lawlor1 Episode
1999Detroit Rock CityJam
2001Not Another Teen MovieOx
2003Rolling KansasDinkadoo Murphy
2004Freshman OrientationClay
2004In Enemy HandsVirgil Wright
2004Raising GeniusBic
2004SleepoverRen
2004CSI: MiamiJustin Gillespie1 Episode
2005River's EndClay Watkins
2004–05Veronica MarsLuke2 Episodes
  1. "You Think You Know Somebody"
  2. "A Trip to the Dentist"
2005CSI: NYConnor Mulcahy1 Episode
2006Superman ReturnsJimmy Olsen
2006Superman Returns: The Video GameJimmy Olsenvideo game; voice role
2007Two Dreadful ChildrenTV movie; voice role
2007It's a Mall WorldDeanTV mini-series
2008Looking Up DressesJade Williamsshort
2007–08CavemenAndy Claybrook8 Episodes
2009FanboysEric
2010Human TargetJohn Gray1 Episode
2010Tug
2010Glen Martin DDS1 Episode; voice
2011Dylan Dog: Dead of NightMarcus
2011–14Being HumanJosh LevisonStarring role
2012Warehouse 13Ethan
2013Three Night StandCarlLead role
2014Veronica MarsLuke Haldeman
2014The ThrowawaysDrew Reynolds
2016Finding SofiaAlexStarring role
2016SullyJeff Kolodjay
2015–17RosewoodMitchie Mendelson"Special Guest Star" (main cast)
2017The ExpanseSolomon Epstein1 Episode