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Sam Palladio is an English actor and musician who portrays Gunnar Scott in country music drama Nashville.


Raised by his artist parents in Cornwall, a county in the South West of England, Sam Palladio stayed nearby to pursue his career as a performer, studying theatre and music at Rose Bruford Drama College where he later graduated.

After graduating, Palladio found himself showcasing his talents in the original cast for the musical “Dreamboats & Petticoats,” touring the UK before bringing it into London’s West End.

Palladio’s television credits include his role as Stoke in Season Two of the Showtime hit “Episodes,” starring Matt LeBlanc. Additionally he’s had appearances on the UK small screen on shows “Doctors” and “The Hour.”

Most recently Palladio completed filming “Runner, Runner,” opposite Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck and Gemma Arterton.

Outside of the show, he collaborated on a song with Irish singer Una Healy (of the girl group The Saturdays) from her debut solo album.

After wrapping filming on Season Five, he dyed his hair blonde, which was seen in Season Six.


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Main Cast
Charles EstenChris CarmackClare BowenHayden PanettiereJonathan JacksonLennon StellaMaisy StellaRachel BilsonSam Palladio
Former Main Cast
Aubrey PeeplesConnie BrittonEric CloseOliver HudsonWill Chase