American child actor Sam Carman was born on October 8, 1995 in Ventura, California. He began acting at four years old, initially appearing in educational films and television commercials. He earned his first television role in 2005, when he appeared as a guest on an episode of the police drama Bones. This was followed by a regular role in the drama series Cane, which circulates around the fortunes of a Latin-American family. He played the role of Artie Vega, the youngest son of Alex (Jimmy Smits) and Isabel Vega (paola Turbay).
Carman has also appeared in a film: the direct-to-DVD sports drama Oranges, which was released in 2008, and also stars Tom Sizemore, Heather Locklear and Jill Hennessy.