Samantha Newark

With millions of global fans all over the world for her Iconic voice-over work as Jem and Jerrica in the cartoon classic Jem and the Holograms, Samantha is also a part of the prestigious Hasbro brand Transformers with guest-starring roles as Ariel, Elise Presser and The Zamajon Empress.

She can be heard as the gentle British voice of Peter Pan’s mother in the classic Steven Spielberg’s feature film Hook and starred in the campy horror flick Summer Camp Nightmare with Chuck Connors as rebel camper Debbie. Samantha appears in the 2015 live action adaptation of Jem and the Holograms alongside Juliette Lewis, Molly Ringwald and Aubrey Peeples in special cameo role, her shout out to legions of original fans.

Working as a busy session singer in Los Angeles for many years and in and out of original music projects, in the late 2000’s Samantha was invited into the prestigious Leonard Cohen circle as a back-up singer and went on to tour extensively with the stadium-worthy “Bricks in the Wall” belting out the sounds of Pink Floyd.

Her original songs, voice-work and vocals can be heard on many block buster game titles such as God of War, Twisted Metal Black, and Wild Arms 3, and Everything or Nothing, as well as movie soundtracks and hit TV shows such as Smallville, Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, The Ellen Show, the Kardashian franchise and more.

On the heels of voice work in the festival fan favorite animated short film “Pound Dogs,” Samantha was Invited back in 2015 to do more voice work in the upcoming animated short film “HG Chicken” starring Bobcat Goldthwait. She just finished narrating the audio book for Square Zair Pair a children’s book from author Jase Peeples and illustrator Christine Knopp available 2016

Samantha is currently based in Music City Nashville, TN, writing and recording her third self-released Pop/electronica/dance album due in 2016.