From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brooke Langton (born 27 November 1970, height 5 4½ (1,64 m)) is an American actress. She is best known for the role of Samantha Reilly on the original Melrose Place. Early life and education Langton was born in Arizona to geologist Jackson Langton, and his wife, a surgical nurse. Her maternal grandfather, Stephen Cummings, was a World War II bomber pilot and her aunt Sally Spalding is a script supervisor. Langton was raised in Illinois and Texas and attended Herscher High School, L. D. Bell High School and San Diego State University. She was a model working primarily in Japan before her acting career. Career Langtons first major role was on the television series Melrose Place, playing Samantha Reilly Campbell. After Melrose Place, she starred in The Net, a television drama based on the 1995 film of the same name. Langton portrayed the character Angela Bennett, the character played by Sandra Bullock in the film.