United kingdom actress and singer Samantha Barks 1st found the public’s attention like a contestant for the 2008 season from the BBC reality singing competition I’d Carry out Anything. Raised for the Isle of Guy, Barks researched ballet and faucet dance in her youngsters and later went to the Arts Educational Universities London in Chiswick, where she completed her A amounts. In 2007, Barks released an individually produced debut recording, Looking within your Eyes. A yr later on, she auditioned for the BBC’s I’d Perform Anything, which she eventually completed in third place. After I’d Perform Anything, Barks embarked on the musical profession playing Sally Bowles in the U.K. tour of Cabaret from 2008 to 2009, and Eponine inside a London creation of Les Misérables from 2010 to 2011. In 2012, Barks started starring in the Disney Channel’s combined live actions and computer animation series Groove Large. Also in 2012, Barks reprised her part as Eponine in movie director Tom Hooper’s film version from the stage musical Les Misérables. She came back to the level with tasks in Chicago, Town of Angels, and a musical edition from the film Amélay, and in June 2016, released her eponymous sophomore recording.