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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)
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  • Duppy in the House
  • Big Yard
  • Midnight at Puss Creek
  • Who A Di Don

A more complete biography can be found here, here, and here.

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