One of Australia’s most distinctive and diverse performers, Angus Sampson’s extensive body of work spans film, stage, television, broadcasting, journalism, and copywriting.
He most recently starred in the latest season of the Emmy®- and Golden Globe®–winning television series Fargo on FX. Angus is one of the leads on the new Hulu series Shut Eye alongside Jeffrey Donovan and is currently wrapping Insidious: Chapter 4.
He most recently portrayed Tucker, alongside Leigh Whannell and Lin Shaye, in Insidious and Insidious: Chapter 2, directed by James Wan. Among his other feature films as actor are Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are; Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, in a voice performance directed by Zack Snyder; Alister Grierson’s WWII drama Kokoda: 39th Battalion; Jonathan Liebesman’s Darkness Falls; George Miller’s long-awaited Mad Max: Fury Road; Wayne Hope’s upcoming Now Add Honey, with Portia de Rossi; and the Cairnes Brothers’ horror comedy 100 Bloody Acres; for which Angus received Australian Film Institute (AFI) and Australian Film Critics Association Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor.
Angus produced and starred in the comedy The Mule, which he also co-directed and co-wrote with Leigh Whannel; the feature’s cast also included Hugo Weaving, Georgina Haig, and John Noble. He also wrote, directed, and starred in the short film The Last Supper, and directed the documentary short It’s Him… Terry Lim!.