Sam J. Jones was born in Chicago, Illinois but grew up in Sacramento, California. Before acting he served as a United States Marine and Playboy centrefold. He made his screen debut in the comedy film 10 (1979) then in 1980, he was cast in the iconic role of Flash Gordon in the cult classic of the same name.
Flash was an American football hero who is skyjacked aboard Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocket-ship along with his beautiful girlfriend Dale Arden. The threesome were drawn into the influence of the planet Mongo, ruled by Emperor Ming the Merciless. The evil Ming had been testing Earth with unnatural disasters, and deeming our world a threat to his rule. He also tried to take Dale as his concubine, attempts to execute Flash and destroy Earth. Flash had to avoid the amorous attentions of Ming's daughter, and unite the warring kingdoms of Mongo to rescue Dale and save our world.
Sam will be attending Comic Con Scotland on both days of the event 10-11 November 2018