Sam Pancake is an actor, writer, improvisor and comedian who was born in Petersburg, VA on May 10, 19?? and grew up in Romney, WV. He attended Hampshire High School and gradated cum laude from West Virginia University with a BFA in Theatre. For nearly thirty years, he has been one of the very few openly gay continuously working actors of his generation. He recurs on the hit ABC drama "A Million Little Things," co-stars in the Netflix film "Dumplin'" and later in 2019 will be seen on the new NBC sitcom "Abby's" and in Season 3 of TBS's "Search Party." He has recurred or guest-starred on many TV series including "Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life," "The Mick," "Transparent," "Major Crimes," "Documentary Now," "Arrested Development," "Friends," "Curb Your Enthusiasm,""Will and Grace," "Charmed," "West Wing," "NYPD Blue," and many more. Sam was a regular on two back-to-back critically acclaimed series, Fox's""Kitchen Confidential," with Bradley Cooper, created by Darren Star, and Lifetime'