Sammy Voit

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Sammy Voit
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Born (2005-06-05) June 5, 2005 (age 19)
Bronx, New York, United States
CitizenshipUnited States
Years active2016 - present
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)

Sammy Voit (born June 5, 2005) is an American actor, entertainer, and philanthropist.[1] Voit is a multi-award winner, best known for his work in To Dust, MasterChef Junior, Law & Order SVU, Food Network Star Kids, Happiness Begins Tour, and others. Voit is is recognized for using his platform to raise awareness about youth homelessness.[2][3]

Voit was listed in the 2018 Hollywood Youth Impact Report by Variety. He played a supporting role in the film To Dust which was the recipient of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, Audience Award, 2016 Food Network Kids Best Snapchat Tip Award, and several others.

Voit has been featured in several media outlets including, The American Reporter, The Riverdale Press, PR NewsWire, ED Times, Yahoo, EN News, California Herald, London Daily Post, Daily Advent, and others.[4][5]

Early life and education

Voit was born on June 5, 2005, in Bronx, New York, United States. He grew up with two siblings and was interested in acting from a young age.

Voit received his acting coaching in New York and Los Angeles under Jason Montgomery, Wendy Faraone, Walid Chaya, and Josh Trent. He later enrolled at the New York Film Academy where he studied TV, Film, and Commercial. He also went to the 3-2-1-Acting Studio, a renowned acting center in LA.

Apart from that, Voit has also participated in Improv (UCBT/The Groundlings).


Voit started his career in 2015 when he participated in Master Chef Junior (America). With his debut on the television, Voit gained immediate success, and in the coming two years, he participated in several other reality food shows, where he showcased his skills as a chef.[6][7]

Voit moved on to film and television with roles in Voit Homeland, Blindspot, Law & Order, and others. He was also a part of the Jonas Brothers’ Happiness Begins Tour and the film Happiness Continues where he played the role of young Kevin Jonas.[8][9]

Voit is currently working on a documentary titled Masked, where he wishes to unveil the life during the Covid-19 pandemic. Voit also participated in the Socially Relevant Film Festival 2021, that focuses on socially relevant film content, and human interest stories that raise awareness to social problems and offer positive solutions through the powerful medium of cinema.[10][11]

In 2021, Voit got nominated for 7 awards for the Kids Oscars.



Year Type Film Role
2021 Film Heart of the Country Eric Sibley
2021 Film From Dark Eyes Jack
2021 Film How To Be a Man Ilan Numhauser
2020 Film Happiness Continues Antony Mandler
2019 Film Happiness Begins Antony Mandler
2019 Film How to be a Man Ilan Numhauser
2019 Film This is the Year David Henrie
2019 Film Uncut Gems Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie
2018 Film Helen Lead Curieyes Prod Ji Hyun Kim
2018 Film To Dust Shawn Snyder


Year Type Title Role
2020 TV Pen15 Sam Zvibleman
2019 TV The Deuce James Franco
2019 TV Modern Family Levitan & LLoyd
2019 TV The Deuce David Simon
2019 TV Law & Order SVU Timothy Busfield
2018 TV Nannyhood Easton Schirra
2017-18 TV Late Show Stephen Colbert Recurring John Hoskinson
2017-18 TV The Americans Sylvain White
2017-19 TV Homeland Keith Gordon
2017 TV Blindspot Jeff Thomas
2017 TV Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Michael Engler
2016 TV Food Network Eytan Keller
2016 TV Chopped Junior Linda Lea


Year Company Role Title
2017 Liberty Mutual Football Son "Can't Breathe"
2018 Mattel Himself "B is for Barbie"
2018 TD Ameritrade Paperboy "It's Time"
2019 Dairy Queen Son "2 for $4"
2018 Kids’ Choice Awards
2017 Nasty Gap Raphaela Sapire
2017 Los Angeles Parks Department Joseph Garcia
2017 Food Network Eric Paperth

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2016 Food Network Best Snap Chat tip Food Network Star Kids Won
2018 Melbourne International Film Festival Best Short Fiction Film Helen Won
2018 Hollywood Just4Shorts Best TV Pilot Script Nannyhood Won
2018 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award To Dust Won
2020 Independent Spirit Award Best Screenplay To Dust Nominated


Voit is determined to raise awareness about homeless youth. In 2017, Voit started filming The Bus Stop, where he documented homelessness throughout NY and LA. In June 2018, Voit organized a fundraiser where he catered for over 250 people himself and donated the amount to the homeless communities he works with.

Personal life

Voit hails from Jewish descent. He is passionate about acting, dance, filmmaking, photography, and the culinary arts.

In the media



  1. "Meet Teen Actor Sammy Voit, Another Gen-Z Leader Changing the World". ED Times | Youth Media Channel. 3 October 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  2. "Sammy Voit". IMDb. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  3. "amazon". Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  4. "Meet Teen Actor Sammy Voit, Another Gen-Z Leader Changing the World". Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  5. Baker, Lisa (14 October 2020). "Who is Sammy Voit? Inside With the 15-Year-Old Who's Rocking the Entertainment World and Using His Passion to Make a Difference". California Herald. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  6. Joseph, Sherlyn (27 October 2020). "Teen Actor Sammy Voit Catered Own Party for 200, Donating Catering Money to Homelessness". eNEWS 2.0. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  7. "Sammy Voit - Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  8. "Teen Actor & Chef Sammy Voit Caters Party for 200, Donating Catering Money to Help with Homelessness". Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  9. "Sammy Voit movie reviews & film summaries | Roger Ebert". Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  10. "Teen Actor Sammy Voit Uses His Passion for the Camera to Make a Difference - Opera News". Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  11. "Meet teen actor Sammy Voit, another world-changing Gen Z leader". ExBulletin. 13 November 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2021.

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