Sam Reid is an Australian actor. He is best known for his work in Lambs of God (2019) and The Newsreader (2021–present), for which he was nominated for the AACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in a Television Drama twice, and his critical acclaimed performance as Lestat de Lioncourt in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire (2022–present). A graduate of London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Reid made his professional debut in Anonymous (2011). He has appeared in films, including The Railway Man, Belle (both in 2013), '71, The Riot Club (both in 2014), Despite the Falling Snow (2016), and The Drover's Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson (2021). His other television appearances include main roles in the 2015 American period drama The Astronaut Wives Club, the 2017 British detective drama Prime Suspect 1973 and the 2019 Australian drama series The Hunting. As a stage actor, Reid joined The Old Vic and West End production of the musical Girl from the North Country (2017–2018).