Raised touring with her singer/songwriter father, Samantha found her self performing on stage since she was four.
At 14, Samantha signed a modelling contract with renowned agency, Ford Models Canada and continued to perform throughout her teen years.
A Christmas duet with her Dad, a Dad/Daughter version of Baby It’s Cold Outside took off and received national radio play and opened doors to performances across the country and a special performance at a National Tree Lighting in Manhattan’s Bryant Park. She toured with John Gracie’s Christmas tour for several years.
After university, she pursued her acting career and landed a role in the international cult movie VHS2. Her appearance at Sundance Film Festival opened new doors and was featured in industry trade publications as well as the New York Daily News.
She then signed with Characters Talent Agency and Corey Mah Management and landed a recurring role in BET’s TV Series Single Ladies executive produced by Queen Latifah. In this role, she was a member of a “girl group” and had the opportunity to get back into the recording studio. Gracie has 14 years of intensive dance training and worked with many choreographers on this show. Los Angeles based producer/writer/director, Felicia Henderson commented, “Samantha is ridiculously talented, professional, beautiful, a joy to work with. Samantha understands the nuances of grounding a character to bring her to life, a gift that not all actors have.”
She has also had a recurring role in Hallmark’s The Good Witch and has appeared on a number of TV series, Global’s Private Eye, CBC’s Frankie Drake Mysteries, Mr. Dee, and more. She also had the lead role in the Superchannel Christmas movie, Hometown Holiday.
She also starred in the indie film, The Assistant. In 2020, she will be seen as the lead character in a new TV comedy series, The Influencers.
Over the past few years she has been working on her songwriting and has had the desire to further her music career. Music has always been her first love. Hometown Love, an original song, received radio play across the country and has close to 19,000 views on youtube.
Gracie has a solid social media following and has writing and performance credits on the EDM song, MDMA which has 4 million views on youtube.