Samantha Beckinsale Biography

Samantha Beckinsale (Samantha Jane Beckinsale) was born on 23rd July 1966 in London, United Kingdom. She is an English actress who is known for her role as firefighter in ITV’s popular drama ‘London’s Burning’.

Education Background

She attended Selston High School (previously known as Matthew Holland Comprehensive and later Selston Arts and Community College.


  • 2014: Decline of an Empire
  • 2005: Marian, Again
  • 2003: Lighthouse Hill
  • The Penalty King

Samantha Beckinsale TV Shows

  • Since 1999: Nancherrow
  • 1998: Duck Patrol
  • 1988 – 2002: London’s Burning
  • 1979 – 1992: Shelley
  • 1997: Get Well Soon
  • 1993 – 1995: Time After Time
  • 2001: Out of the Ashes.


Her father is Richard Beckinsale, an who was an English actor, best known for his roles as Lennie Godber in the popular BBC sitcom Porridge and Alan Moore in the British ITV sitcom Rising Damp. She is the half sister of Kate Beckinsale who is an English actress.


  • She was married to Richard Tinder but they divorced later.


Samantha Beckinsale
Samantha Beckinsale