Samantha Isler - Biography

Samantha Isler who is from Tulsa, Oklahoma, first caught people's attention in 2009 when she was featured on NBC's Today Show as a Kid Reporter. Having been selected from thousands of kids, Isler traveled to New York and appeared on the show several times, rubbing elbows with the Today Show cast and featured guests.

Isler was cast in 2011 to play Kendricks in the feature film "Home Run," released in 2013 and directed by David Boyd. In 2012, she was cast as 13-year-old Hannah, the lead role in the short film "No One Knows." This film deals with the harsh reality of child abuse and has picked up a number of national sponsors supporting the film as it begins hitting film festivals.

In early 2013, Isler had the lead role in P.J. Fishwick and Hunter Adam's film "Dig Two Graves." In this thriller/mystery, Isler plays 14-year-old Jake, opposite Ted Levine, as she wrestles with a hard decision offered by three mysterious characters: a chance to bring her dead brother back to life in exchange for another life.

In the fall of 2013, Samantha stared as Ellie, Sean's spunky teenage daughter, on NBC's multi-cam comedy "Sean Saves the World", starring Sean Hayes, Linda Lavin, Tom Lennon, Megan Hilty and Echo Kellum.

In 2014 Isler filmed the feature film Captain Fantastic, opposite Viggo Mortensen, Kathryn Hahn and Frank Langella. The film tells the story of an idealistic father who returns to society from living off the grid for a decade in the Pacific Northwest with his six children. The film is to be release in 2016.

In the fall of 2015, Samantha had guest starring roles on The CW Network primetime show - Supernatural, and ABC's Emmy award winning show - Grey's Anatomy.

Prior to hitting her stride with feature film and TV roles, Isler had roles in various stage productions of "Annie," "Oklahoma" and "Alice in Wonderland," to name a few. She is an accomplished pianist and was a competitive gymnast, having been born and raised around her family's gymnastic school.