Samuel Pierce Daly is an American actor. He is the son of actor Tim Daly and actress Amy Van Nostrand, and grandson of actor James Daly. His aunt is actress Tyne Daly. Daly attended Moses Brown School where he started to study acting. He is a 2006 graduate of Middlebury College, where he majored in Film and Media Studies and captained the basketball team his senior year. In a loss to Trinity College, Daly led his team in scoring with 18 points, all 3-pointers.