Samantha Ellis Jessop (born September 16, 1976) is a American actress of stage, film & television.
Samantha was born in Valhalla, New York and attended Valhalla High School, graduating in 1994 with honors. She got her BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1996. Samantha moved to Wilmington, North Carolina in 1998, and has lived there ever since.
Time with Renald-Zanni
Samantha Jessop began her career with Renald-Zanni Entertainment in Redwall - The Live Show, wherein she performed Brother Alf (later Abbot Mordalfus). She later performed Abbot Mordalfus again in Redwall - Mattimeo's Journey before transferring to the Mole Miner Live! tour as Vernon.
Currently, Jessop freelances as a choreographer/performance director with Feld Entertainment.