Told he wouldn't live past his 18th birthday, Sam Humphrey was born with a rare genetic disorder called Arodysplasia, a progressive skeletal disorder. By the age of 3, he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease which is the inflammation of his digestive tract. He spent a lot of his childhood in and out of hospitals and when he was at school, he battled with being and looking different.
Sam always knew he wanted to be an actor and from humble beginnings of doing skits at home for his family to lighting up the big Hollywood stage alongside his idol and now mentor, Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman as the General Tom Thumb, Sam Humphrey has surpassed all medical expectations and at 27, living away from his family in new Zealand and in LA, he has not just made his childhood dreams come true, he has gone on to be a producer and author! There is no stopping this pocket rocket!