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Sami Obama

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Gender: Male
Age Range: 18 - 30
Height: 175cm
Base Location: Melbourne
Available In: Adelaide, Brisbane, International, Northern Territory, Perth, Sydney
Skills: Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Director, Writer, Producer, Singer
Hair: Black
Eye: Brown



Feature Film

2019 brad I AM, miriam
2019 Absolom poets lane, Helen Kassa
2017 News Reporter Lamberg production, saara lamberg
2017 Leroy Tim spanos, Tim burns

Short Film

2019 Sami Sam&Sami Production, Sam Obama
2018 Michael youthworx media, Zainab & Salma Abdallahi
2017 Mebrahatom Sam&Sami, Sami Obama
2017 The fool youthworx media, Jake Blatchly
2017 security youthworx media, Sam Anthony
2017 Sami youthworx media, Sami Obama
2017 tyler bestbond studios, Sami Obama
2017 simon Bad Hat Films, David Maxwe
2015 Sami youthmorx media, Sami Obama


2017 TJ FremantleMedia Australia, Gary Conway

Musical Theatre

2019 Duke Arsino Melbourne Shakespeare Company, Paul Robbinson
2018 Jim chapel off chapel, Dany Lawrence

Corporate Work

2017 Jason Maitree house, Matt Cartwright


2019 Sami Obama Foxtel , Dorcas Utkovic
2017 Sami/Presenter Oz African Tv, Dorcas Utkovic

Web Series

2019 Genie Sam&Sami Production, Sami Obama
2018 Jebena Genie Sam&Sami, Sami Obama

Music Video

2018 Dancer Sam&Sami Production, Sami Obama
2018 Dancer/Actor Fidel Productions, Hahu Beats
2018 Dancer/Actor Ak Photography, Sami Obama
2017 Actor Newman films, Sami Obama
2015 Dancer Tsegaye Gurmu, Tsegaye Gurmu

Sketch Comedy

2019 Sami Kaspirisky Lab, Joe White
2018 Sami Sam&Sami, Sami Obama
2017 Sami Sam&Sami, Sami obama
2017 Sami Sam&Sami, Sami Obamaa
2017 sami sam & sami, sami obamaa


2017 Acol VCA, Steve R.E Preira
2015 Othelo footscray community arts, Patrice Naiambana.
2015 woody & others Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Tesfaye Gebrehana
2014 Romeo Footscray City, Emma schmits
2014 Every man / death Footscray city college , Emma schmits

Training & Additional Notes

21st - 10th view more
8th - 3rd view more
2016 - 2017 view more
2015 - 2016
2014 - 2015
2013 - 2014
Sami Obama is an Actor/Producer & dancer based in Melbourne, Australia. His passion for acting began in his homeland Ethiopia, where it was a scarce and unappreciated skill. He saw acting as a way to connect with the public and this is what's driving him to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

He is a graduate of Brave Studios and has performed in the feature film ‘Found in a Dream’ as ( Absolom ) and ‘Throbbing 84' as ( Leroy ) New Paradigm ( Bradley )  He fell in love with musical Theatre after watching “sweet charity” and performed in two musical theatres after that ‘Huckleberry Musical Adventure as ( Jim ) and ‘Twelfth Night’ as ( Duke Arsino ) His currently studying Musical theatre at “Theatre Blacks” to further his musical skills. His Theatre credits include   ‘The Importance of Being Ernest’ as ( Jack Worthing ) ‘The Graceful Giraffe’ as ( Acol ) ‘ Zamunda’ as ( Woody ) ‘Everyman’ as ( Death ) “Romeo & Juliet” as ( Romeo ) ‘Othelo’ as Othelo. 

Sami is not a person that waits for opportunities to arise but instead creates his own. He established a production company ‘Sam&Sami Production’ Producing numerous short Films ,sketches and Webseries. He surrounds himself with like minded individuals to create content  for different platforms ( e.g YouTube, Instagram , Facebook ). His Popularity online soared after releasing a music video in which he performed traditional Ethiopian dancing. The video proved to be popular by gathering a whopping 4.5 million views in only 3 months. This inspired him to create 'Jebena Genie' an online web series adapted from the Disney classic Aladdin. Sami plays the eccentric, coffee loving Genie who grants wishes by performing traditional Ethiopian dances. 
Not only is he known in the industry for his unwavering determination and work ethic, he also holds traditional Ethiopian dancing close to his heart and is an advocate for multiculturalism in the community.

His goal is to grow in the different fields of Acting,Singing & Dancing  and to continue to be the best Actor/Performer and person he can be. He also aims to inspire the younger generation by encouraging and mentoring them through community projects.

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Shoe Size: 9
Clothing Size: Male - M
Natural Accent: English, Australian, American
Accent Skills: English, Indian, Irish, Japanese, New Zealand, Russian, Scottish, Australian, Caribbean, East Coast American, French, Italian, Southern, West Coast American, Brooklyn, American Standard, African, South African, Arabic
Voice Style: Accents, Radio/TV Promo, Voice Acting, Character, Documentary, Impersonation, Corporate
Languages: Arabic, English, French, Jamaican Creole, Japanese, Somali
Hair Length: Shoulder Length
Hair Style: Straight, Wavy, Dredlocks, Curly, Braids, Afro
Instrumental: Percussion
Dance: Modern, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Break, Ballet, Tap
Singing: Musical Theatre
Singing Range: Baritone, Tenor
Sport & Athletic: Baseball, Horse Riding, Ice Skating, Swimming, Yoga, Martial Arts, Boxing
Circus: Acrobat
Drivers Licence: Car
Types Of Model Work: Body, Promotional, Runway, Commercial
Voice Style: Accents, Radio/TV Promo, Voice Acting, Character, Documentary, Impersonation, Corporate

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