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Samantha Harris's Biography

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Samantha Harris was born in 1973 in Minnesota.

Until 2010 she was co-host of ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

Samantha Harris replaced Lisa Canning on Dancing With the Stars to co-host with Tom Bergeron.

Samantha Harris joined entertainment news magazine Extra in November 2003 and co-anchored the weekend edition and was a correspondent for the daily show.

In 2003, Samantha Harris hosted The Next Joe Millionaire, and also guest hosted on The View with Barbara Walters.

Samantha Harris joined E! Networks in January 2005 as a correspondent for E! News. She has since hosted a variety of shows with the network.

Samantha Harris has also had various performance roles, including playing Mary Ann in Surviving Gilligan's Island.

Samantha Harris has a number of charitable interests and is a supporter of cancer research. You can see the charities Samantha Harris supports on Look to the Stars.

Samantha and her husband Michael have a dog called Barkley.

In April 2007, Samantha Harris told People magazine that she was pregnant.

Samantha had a baby girl the day before she was due to host the first show in Dancing with the Stars series 5.

Instead, she started on Dancing with the Stars series 5 when it was week 4.

In May 2009, People reported that as well as co-presenting Dancing with the Stars, Samantha Harris would be taking over for Meredith Vieira on Who Wants to be a Millionaire for a week.

In January 2010, Samantha Harris announced that she was leaving Dancing with the Stars and was taking on expanded responsibilities on The Insider.

In August 2010, People reported that Samantha Harris was pregnant with her second child.

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