Oliver Samuels (born November 4, 1948 in St. Mary Parish, Jamaica) is a Jamaican stage actor, comedian and motivational speaker.
He first found fame in a starring role on the then-Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation's (now Television Jamaica) situational comedy series Oliver At Large, where his titular character got into various everyday situations and a few extraordinary scenarios that were always Played for Laughs. Since then, he has starred in various plays and made numerous TV appearances.
Some of his works include:
- Oliver At Large (outlined above)
- Sarge In Charge (a sitcom where he plays the sergeant of a bumbling police squad)
- Oliver and the Posse
- Oliver and the Genie
- Ras Noah and the Hawk (a hilarious Jamaican take on the story of Noah and the Ark)
- Class Of 73 (playing a schoolteacher to a class of hopelessly inept children in 1973)
- Duppy in the House
- Big Yard
- Midnight at Puss Creek
- Who A Di Don