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Samuel J Robertson
Born 11 October 1985
Dundee, Scotland, UK
Nationality Scottish
  • Actor
  • model
Years active 2004-present
Known for Coronation Street (2004–2007, 2016–)
Beaver Falls (2011–2012)
Celebrity Big Brother 11 (2013)

Samuel Robertson (born 11 October 1985) is a Scottish actor and model. He portrays Adam Barlow in the ITV soap opera, Coronation Street; and Flynn in the E4 comedy-drama series, Beaver Falls.


Robertson was born in Dundee, Scotland. He studied Drama and English at the University of Manchester, but dropped out at 18 to focus on his role as Adam Barlow in Coronation Street.


In 2004, he joined the cast of Coronation Street as Adam Barlow and left in 2007.

In 2005 and 2006, he took part in the second and third series of Sky One's The Match.

In 2009, Sam joined the BBC Scotland soap opera River City as new character Innes Maitland.

Robertson played Flynn in the E4 series Beaver Falls, which aired in July 2011 in the UK.

In January 2013, Robertson was a housemate in the eleventh series of Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5 in the UK. He was the second evictee of the series.

In 2016, Robertson reprised his role as Adam Barlow in Coronation Street.



Year Title Role
2011 Hot Hot Hot Tiger
2013 Dementamania Edward Arkham
2015 The Legend of Barney Thomson Detective Sergeant Sam Jobson
2016 London Town Tommy Gun


Year Title Role
2004–2007, 2016–present Coronation Street Adam Barlow (570+ episodes)
2005–2006 The Match Himself
2009 River City Innes Maitland
2010 Push Jake
Being Victor Danny Burton
2011–2012 Beaver Falls Flynn/Andrew Spencer
2012 Bedlam Dominic
2013 Celebrity Big Brother Himself
Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side
2015 Stonemouth Callum Murston

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Inside Soap Awards ... Male Shortlisted
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