Samuel Roukin as John Graves Simcoe
Samuel Roukin has an extensive background in British theater including roles in Trevor Nunn's Hamlet at The Old Vic; Bijan Shebani's The Kitchen at the National Theatre; and Sir Nicholas Hytner's His Dark Materials and Henry IV Parts 1 & 2. Roukin also spent a season at The Royal Shakespeare Company in the lead role of Pip in Declan Donnellan's adaptation of Great Expectations. Most recently on Broadway, Roukin played Valvert in The Roundabout Theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
Roukin's film debut was alongside Sally Hawkins in the Oscar-nominated film Happy Go Lucky, directed by Mike Leigh. Other films include Jane Campion's Bright Star and David Yates' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Roukin’s television credits include guest star and recurring roles on multiple series including Housewife 49, which received a BAFTA Award for Best Single Drama; Appropriate Adult, with Dominic West and Emily Watson, which received a BAFTA Nomination for Best Single Drama; and Richard II, produced by Sam Mendes, which also received a BAFTA Nomination for Best Single Drama.
Roukin is a native of Southport, England, was trained at The University of Hull, and earned a distinction from Bristol Old Vic.