Samara Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea on March 8, 2008. She began acting at the age of 4 shortly after moving to the United States. Samara landed her first audition in front of revered casting director, Donna Belajac, who immediately recognized her unique talent. That audition led to Samara being cast as Danielle Schultz in the Oscar-nominated film, Foxcatcher.. Samara continued her film career when she was cast and sent to Pittsburgh, PA to shoot The Last Witch Hunter, as well as the Oscar-nominated film Concussion. In 2016, Samara successfully dipped her toes in the Los Angeles waters. Within weeks of arrival, she landed a supporting role as Bee Mullins in Annabelle Creation.