Who is Sammy Schrein? German Actor Explained

By Louie Fecou
Published: September 9, 2023 (Last updated: 4 weeks ago)
Who is Sammy Schrein - German Actor Explained

The dark and twisted Dear Child has fans of mystery and terror on the edge of their seats. The German language series is based on the book of the same name by Romy Hausmann, and this is the talented writer’s third novel. The film stars young German actor Sammy Schrein in the lead role.

Starting with a hit and run, Lena is taken to hospital accompanied by her daughter, but there is something even more sinister hidden behind the events, and we are slowly shown the true horrors that the characters are involved in.

With reviews flowing in, it looks like the series has managed to find an audience out there, and there is a lot here to like. There have been some comparisons to other dark psychological thrillers such as Dark.

Of course, with a series that has this much to unpack, we were always going to provide you with some companion pieces to the show, and if you have watched the series,  you may have found yourself surprised by the incredible acting from the young cast members.

Who is Sammy Schrein, and where is he from?

Sammy is a young German actor who plays the part of Jonathon in Dear Child.

Jonathon, his older sister, and his mother have all been held captive in the chilling show, trapped in the woods, and forced to abide by a sinister set of rules imposed by their captor.

How old is Sammy Schrein, and where was he born?

According to IMDb, Sammy was born in 2013.

What movies and TV Shows is Sammy Schrein known for?

Sammy is still very young, so there are only a few entries on this list, and they are all from television appearances, but here they all are. In 2021, he would play Nils in one episode of the show Marie Brand.

Also, in 2021, he would appear in one episode of Sankt Maik and one episode of Billy Kuckuck.

2022 brought a role in the TV movie Klara Sonntag – Liebe macht blind, with Sammy playing Robert in the movie.

In 2023, he would land a part in the true crime drama German Crime Story: Gefesselt, which would feature the grizzly story of the so-called acid bath murderer, a terrifying true-life killer that terrorized Hamburg between 1986 and 1992.

In this chilling series, inspired by real events, he plays the young version of Raik.

Can you find Sammy Schrein on socials?

It seems that Sammy does not have any social media pages available — quite right, too.

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