Samuel Muriithi is a Kenyan-American, raised in Washington, D.C. He began his journey as an Actor, a year after completing his studies at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, where he obtained a BA in Communications: Radio, Television and Film Production. At DePaul, he was blessed to learn everything from Digital Cinema, Broadcast News, Editing, Screenwriting and Sound Engineering. During and after his tenure at DePaul University, he had the experience of a lifetime, where he put his skills to use as a TV News Producer at Voice of America - TV to Africa, in Washington, D.C. While there, he worked in the Newsroom as a Teleprompter operator for four daily shows, routinely recorded voiceovers for two of the shows, wrote tip-reports, interviewed people off-site, conducted research and did a bit of editing work.
Along the way, before discovering his passion for performing, he doubled as a Contributing Author, writing two articles for the Homeland Security Foundation of America. These were articles geared toward the infrastructure of security in our Nation and it is one of his finest moments as a young Professional. His articles can be found here: http://www.hsfamerica.org/Publications/Awareness/Awareness_Vol2_no1.pdf and http://www.hsfamerica.org/Publications/Awareness/Awareness_Vol3_No1.pdf. This was a great time of creative exploration, as he also Wrote, Hosted, Executive Produced and Co-Directed his first Documentary endeavor in and around Kenya, titled "Kenya: Where Perception Isn't Reality".
He truly discovered his passion for acting when he studied at The Acting Studio NY Conservatory, where he studied the Meisner technique under the tutelage of James Price. While there, he truly learned what being a working professional entailed and being in that creative atmosphere enhanced his imagination in a myriad of ways which transcend far beyond the Performing Arts world.
Shortly after, he was blessed to work in a few areas, such as Commercials and Film. However, his highlights to date are being cast in House of Cards, The Knick and The Blacklist Redemption to name a few.
When he isn't performing, he enjoys working and collaborating with Non-Profit Organizations specifically geared toward Clean Water, Education and Poverty initiatives. Basketball, Boxing, Traveling,Writing, Photography, Sports (in general), being outdoors, socializing with the people and inspiring round up the list.
My Charity Water Campaign