Sam Reid is an Australian actor. He started his acting career in the late 2000s, debuting as Marty Arent in the Aussie show All Saints. In 2011, he made his cinematic debut playing the role of Earl of Essex in the film Anonymous. He next appeared in two episodes of the British show Spooks, followed by a performance in the TV movie Endeavour. He also played Tolbert McCoy in the American miniseries Hatfields & McCoys. He later had performances in the films The Railway Man, Belle, ’71, Serena, and The Riot Club. In 2015, he played John Glenn in the short-lived ABC series The Astronaut Wives Club. He next starred in the movies Despite the Falling Snow and The Limehouse Golem.