Leighton (he/him) is a New York City based actor most recently featured in Netflix's Mindhunter. He's living that freelance hustle life, but has been consistently acting either in the Regional Theater scene, independent short films, or web content with companies like Thrillist and NowThis. He's also a sports-loving artist, particularly for his hometown Houston Astros (WORLD SERIES!), Texans, and Rockets. So if you ever want to talk sports...He is Repped by Kate Dunn Kennedy of Merging Artists Management.
For more info: leightonsamuels.com
Eddie Battles Evil (Eddie, development reading), The End of Hester (Line Producer), Invincible Ones (Preston), Promesa Promesota (Neighbor), Brecht: Call and Respond (Intimacy Coordinator), The American Tradition (Fight Director)
During the pandemic, Leighton served as the Chair on the Development Committee as well as a member
of the Radio Drama Committee.