Ben Lockwood/Agent Liberty in “Supergirl”
Emmy-nominated actor Sam Witwer is best known as the lead of the hit series, “Being Human.” Next up, he is making his return to the small screen as Agent Liberty in The CW’s “Supergirl.”
Most recently, Witwer voiced Darth Maul in Solo: A Star Wars Story, and reprised his role of Darth Mau’ in seasons 2 and 3 of “Star Wars: Rebels,” which wrapped in early 2018. Sam has also done extensive voice work for the fan-favorite “Star Wars: Clone Wars” voicing Maul, which garnered him an Emmy Award nomination in 2013 for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.
Feature film fans remember Witwer as the sacrificed Wayne Jessup in The Mist, Frank Darabont's adaptation of the Stephen King novella, along with his notable guest roles in television including ‘Mr. Hyde’ on seasons 5 and 6 of “Once Upon a Time,” and Neil Perry on season 1 of “Dexter.”
Witwer began his career in the science-fiction world playing the memorable role of Lt. Crashdown in “Battlestar Galactica,” and played Davis Bloom/Doomsday, the character fated to kill Superman, on The CW's “Smallville.”
Star Wars fans and the gaming community will also recognize Witwer as Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, StarKiller in the LucasArts’ video game sensation “Star Wars: The Force Unleashed” (parts one and two). Through high-tech digital referencing and motion capture, Witwer has become the voice and face of this creation, with the first title grossing over 500 million dollars. He will also be voicing the main character in Sony’s upcoming video game “Days Gone,” to be released in early 2019.
Working opposite talents Jon Favreau and Clancy Brown, Witwer received recognition with an Annie Award nomination for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Television/ Broadcast Production in 2012, and took home numerous awards at the 2013 Behind the Voice Actors Awards.
A Chicago native and a Juilliard-trained actor, Witwer is also an accomplished musician who performs in the LA music scene with his band, The Crashtones, and will soon release his first book co-authored by his brother, Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History, this October.