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Samantha Barks

Barks at the 85th Academy Awards
Born Samantha Jane Barks
(1990-10-02) 2 October 1990 (age 26)
Laxey, Isle of Man
Other names Sam Barks
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2008–present

I want to make smart choices.
I never have celebrity crushes.
When I was a 7-year-old girl, in my bedroom, on my karaoke machine, I would sing 'On My Own' or do a one-woman version of 'Les Miserables.'
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I love all things Christmas.
I love singing some Johnny Cash, which is interesting because it's in a guy's key; I love singing Elvis Presley.
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I love all things Christmas.
We all have an escape. Mine was theater.
I can't comprehend that I'm in the film of 'Les Miserables.' It's one of those dreams I thought would be unattainable for someone like me, who came from nowhere.
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I love to sing random stuff. That's exciting for me.
The day you stop learning and creating must be the most boring day.
There's nothing like the buzz of live theater. You put it out there and receive an instant reaction: laughing, crying, yelling, applauding.
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I would love to have a varied career, like Hugh Jackman. He started in musical theater, then established himself in film, but he still does a lot of stage work. And he does it all beautifully.
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I've found that musical theater is my passion.
I've looked after my money. As I started working around my third birthday, my first check went straight to the bank.
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I grew up on a tiny little island.
I've learned that I've got to keep level-headed.
It's important to be able to keep things fresh, no matter what age you are, or how many years you've been in the industry.
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I just sing the songs that people don't expect you to sing, because I just love having fun at karaoke and I'm always a bit nervous to sing something serious.
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The red carpet is kind of a surreal experience. There's nothing normal about it, so for me the most important thing is to maintain some normality right until the point you get out of the car.
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I like to scare myself and throw myself off the deep end.
If I wasn't performing, I wasn't alive. That's the truth. My parents had absolutely no interest in the business, but they knew it made me happy, so they said 'Go for it, girl!'
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I'd love to be a 'Bond' girl.
I began with dance, doing ballet at 3, then tap, jazz, modern. Then I sang in church choirs, learned how to play clarinet and drums, sang with rock bands and only then did I get into musical theatre.
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