Sam Henderson is an adjunct professor in the department of Theatre Arts at Baylor University. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Baylor University and his Master of Fine Arts from The Old Globe Professional Actor Training Program and the University of San Diego. At The Old Globe, Sam appeared in numerous stage productions, including Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Pericles, Marat/Sade and as Vanya in Uncle Vanya. Sam also wrote, directed and performed his one-man show, The Man with the Horn, about the life of Miles Davis, as his thesis production.
As a professional actor in New York, Sam was a guest actor and teaching artist with the award-winning Epic Theatre Ensemble and worked with several film directors, casting directors and producers, including Elizabeth Wood (Wade in the Water), Ellen Lewis (Boardwalk Empire), John Ort (Rabbit Hole) and Suzanne Ryan (Law and Order). Recently, Sam appeared in two thesis film productions, Touch of Madness and Closet Memories and was featured in the Baylor University-produced short film, The Great Cartoni. Also, Sam has served as the Director of Mission Waco's Jubilee Theatre.
Sam is a proud member of the Actors' Equity Association.