Blood & Water: The Actor Who Plays Sam Is New to the Show and the Industry

Published Sep 24 2021 at 4:10 PM GMT
  • After much anticipation, Netflix's South African drama Blood & Water is back for its second season! Joining season one cast favorites like Ama Qamata (Puleng Khumalo) and Khosi Ngema (Fikile Bhele) is newcomer Leroy Siyafa, who is set to play Sam, the new kid in town who's been teased as a fiery love interest who's sure to shake things up within the Parkhurst crew.
  • Similar to his character Sam, Siyafa is also a newcomer to the entertainment industry.
  • Blood & Water is the South African native's first TV role, although he has modeled and participated in school theater productions before.
  • "In my last year [of high school] I was given a role to be the lead of a school musical, called District Six the Musical," Siyafa told POPSUGAR.
  • "And it's through that performance that I fell in love with acting and realized I wanted to be an actor.



  • Published Sep 24, 2021 4:10 PM GMT