Samantha Harris

Born: 27 November 1973 (47 years old)
Gender: Female



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A seasoned entertainment-news journalist, Samantha Harris joined E! Networks in January 2005 as a correspondent for E! News.

In addition to writing, producing and reporting for E! News, she's also the host of True Hollywood Investigates.

Prior to joining E!, Harris served as the weekend co-host for the nationally syndicated entertainment news magazine Extra, where she interviewed over 200 celebrities.

As a full-time correspondent for the show, Samantha took to the stage performing with Cirque du Soleil, sang a duet with Wayne Newton during his live show in Las Vegas, as well as danced her way into the arms of Patrick Swayze backstage while he performed in Chicago - all for news segments. She also anchored the new, first-ever Las Vegas bureau for Extra.

Samantha's other hosting credits include Fox's The Next Joe Millionaire and AMC Access, a show produced by NBC's Access Hollywood for the AMC channel.

Additionally, Samantha also served as a guest host on ABC's The View and as a guest correspondent on Good Morning America, also on ABC.

Samantha's talents also extend to the stage and film. Credits include Eric Idle Exploits Monty Python - where Samantha's comedic, vocal and dance performance electrified audiences at Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl and other prestigious venues.

CBS cast her as America's sweetheart, "Mary Ann," in its made-for-TV-movie Surviving Gilligan's Island.

Samantha's other acting credits include: the multi-award-winning Reefer Madness!: The New Hit Musical,  the Sally Field-directed Beautiful and CBS's hit drama CSI.

As a model, Samantha is a three-time cover girl for Muscle & Fitness: Hers and has been featured in Men's Fitness, Self and Shape magazines, as well as numerous ads and commercials.

Samantha graduated with honours from North-western University's Medill School of Journalism. She currently resides in Brentwood, California, with her husband, Michael, and their dog, Barkley.

She is currently a correspondent for the entertainment news show Entertainment Tonight, since 2011.

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