Photo: Ruth Crafer
Sam How
70-72 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4HB
Phone: 020 7739 8865
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Weight:10st. 4lb. (65kg)
Playing Age:18 - 30 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Scandinavian, White
Nationality:British, Canadian
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short

About me:

Praise for Bed Seven (2019): 'Rutherford excels as Gerald. Charming, humorous yet vulnerable, the actor manages to capture an array of emotions. His mannerisms, movements and facial expressions convey a great deal and he's captivating throughout' - Broadway World UK.

Stage Television Short Film Film Commercial Voice Over Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2020, Stage, B1/B2/Michael (Understudy), A Number, Bridge Theatre, Polly Findlay
2019, Stage, Gerald, Bed Seven, Tristan Bates, Simon de Cintra
2018, Stage, Chris (Understudy), Killer Joe, Trafalgar Studios, Simon Evans
2018, Stage, Drew, Cornermen, Smoke & Oakum, Oli Forsyth
2017, Stage, Frances (Lead), Goody, Pleasance Courtyard/Greenwich Theatre, Jamie Firth
2016, Stage, Delmore (Lead), Luna Park, Soho Theatre/Zoo Southside, Hattie Coupe
2015, Stage, Drew, Cornermen, Pleasance Courtyard & Vault Festival, Joe Lichtenstein
2014, Stage, Hendrix (Lead), Chicken Shop by Anna Jordan, Park Theatre, Jemma Gross
2014, Stage, Student, Nightingale and the Rose, Etcetera Theatre, Camilla Gurtler
2014, Stage, Alex, Love In The 21st Century, Hen & Chickens Theatre, Kate McGregor & Gill King
2013, Stage, Sammy (Lead), Stranger on the Shore, Drayton Arms, Rachel Creeger
2013, Stage, Hendrix, Chicken Shop, Drayton Arms, Jemma Gross
2013, Stage, Robert Mapplethorpe, Blue Star Project, Dundee Rep, Ben Harrison
2013, Stage, The Bomber, Pornography, Rose Bruford - The Bargehouse, Ian Brown
2013, Stage, Parker/Warcliffe, Harvest, Rose Bruford - Greenwich Theatre, David Zoob
2012, Stage, Parson, Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, Rose Bruford, Jeremy Harrison
2012, Stage, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Twelfth Night, Rose Bruford, Jane Bertish
2012, Stage, Flower Seller/Butter, The Baby, Rose Bruford, Colin Elwood
2011, Stage, Solyony, The Three Sisters, Rose Bruford, Julian Jones
2011, Stage, Pete, Made of Stone, Rose Bruford, John Ward
2010, Stage, Reggie, The Accrington Pals, East 15, Clive Perrott
2010, Stage, Various, The Laramie Project, East 15, David Robson
2010, Stage, Teodoro, The Dog In The Manger, East 15, Andrew Norton
2019, Television, Dylan, Locked Up Abroad, National Geographic, Jamie Crawford
2018, Television, Cal, Eastenders, BBC, Laurence Wilson/Waris Islam
2017, Television, Luke Grayley, Doctors, BBC, Tim Hopewell
2017, Television, Terry Burrows, The Halcyon, Left Bank Pictures, Stephen Woolfenden
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Charlie, Give Up The Ghost, Hope Of Deliverance, Pedro Rilho
2019, Short Film, Nerdy Dancer, The Wayback, Thomas Thomas Films, Kevin Thomas
2017, Short Film, Jani, Concrete, Creative Colony, Lian Rose
2016, Short Film, Dima, Born Up In Smoke, BH Walak, Ines Sena
2015, Short Film, Bailey, Tender, Hope Of Deliverance, Pedro Rilho
2014, Short Film, Ashley, When I Was A Teenage Whore, LCC, Georgia Fleury Reynolds
2013, Short Film, Moses, MetaphorMoses, Met Film School, Gary Ogin
2013, Short Film, Lee, Me & You, Jack Tew Productions, Jack Tew
2013, Short Film, Jan, Bad Bad Bad, Kick-It Productions, Kasia Prus
2011, Feature Film, Remi, Third Contact, BodyDouble Films, Simon Horrocks
2019, Commercial, Shopper, Marks & Spencers 'Little Shoppers', Thomas Thomas Films, Kevin Thomas
2016, Commercial, Nacho Guy, Cathedral City 'The Rules of Cheese', Outsider, Chris Balmond
2015, Commercial, Dog Walker, Amazon Prime, Thomas Thomas Films, Kevin Thomas
Voice Over
2019, Voice Over, Titus, Asking Rembrandt, Steve Gooch
2017, Voice Over, Narrator, Salvage, Continental Clothing, Mariusz Stochaj
2016, Voice Over, Jason, Burlington Books English Everywhere - Vancouver, Sharp Focus Productions, Rob Maidment
2014, Voice Over, Various, The Hanbury Collection - The Connor Brothers (Exhibition), Pertwee Anderson Gold, Mike Snelle
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Paul Curry, A Month of Sundays, New Wimbledon Theatre, Kate McGregor
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Teenage Martin, Pretty Broken Punks, So and So Arts, Martin Belk
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Wainwright, Reluctant Fundamentalist, Andrew Livingstone Prods/Arts Theatre, Joe Lichtenstein
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Cain, Eve & Adam, Old Red Lion Theatre, Jonathan Kemp
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Adam, The Visitor, Park Theatre, Jemma Gross
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Rabbit, The Last Acceptable Victim, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Jemma Gross
Further Credits
2019, Training Film, PR, Samsung, Yes, Kyle Shepherd
2019, Workshop, Gerald, Bed Seven, Act Naturally, Simon De Cintra
2017, Still Photography, Guy, Dockers - After Work League, Bold, Mike Long
2016, Web Series, Jake, Jade Dragon, Joseph Brett


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Midwest, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Canadian*, East European, Geordie, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Liverpool, London*, Manchester, Multicultural London English (MLE), RP, Scottish-Standard, South African, West Country, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Jive, Period Dancing
Performance:Clown, Comedy
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing, Football, Running, Stage Combat
Other Skills:Bartender, Impersonation, Improvisation


Rose Bruford College - BA (Hons) Acting 2010-13.

East 15 Acting School - One Year Foundation 2009-10.