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Sam was the Yellow Wiggle from late 2006 to early 2012. In November 2006, Greg left The Wiggles after being diagnosed with Orthostatic intolerance. Sam, who had been Greg's understudy during times when Greg was feeling unwell, replaced him, and was the yellow Wiggle for five years and a few months before Greg re-gained his health and returned to his role as the yellow Wiggle in 2012. Sam still continues to work with children's music on his Nick Jr. Australia show, Play Along with Sam.

He played guitar, drums, and keyboards during his time with the group, making him one of the only Wiggles (along with Greg, Emma and Jeff) to have played all three of the other Wiggles' lead instruments. He also plays the trumpet.

Trivia

  • He had an off-screen relationship with Lyn Moran.
  • Sam sings opera just like Simon Pryce and Paul Paddick, all of whom have played Professor Singalottasonga
  • He was an understudy for Greg Page before he was officially a Wiggle having filled in for Greg in August 2002 when Greg had knee surgery, 2003 when Greg's mother-in-law died, and in early 2006 when Greg began to experience health issues after a hernia operation in December 2005.
  • During Sam's time as the yellow Wiggle, The Wiggles won Aria Awards for five consecutive years for Best Children's Album.
  • At 6 foot 2 (1.87 m), he is the fourth tallest Wiggle out of all of eight Wiggles that existed. The tallest Wiggle being Greg.
  • Sam was the second tallest Wiggle in the group of four during his time as the Yellow Wiggle. Murray was the tallest Wiggle during the Sam Moran era.
  • He appears on the Australian version of Nick Jr., with his own show Play Along with Sam.
  • Sam is the only wiggle to not have missed any concerts during his time.
  • He’s the only wiggle to not have a younger version of himself.
  • He's also the only wiggle who never appeared in video remakes (not counting footage in the 2014 version of Hot Potatoes! The Best of The Wiggles)
Characters
The Wiggly Group Anthony Wiggle - Lachy Wiggle - Simon Wiggle - Tsehay Wiggle - Dorothy the Dinosaur - Henry the Octopus - Captain Feathersword - Wags the Dog - Shirley Shawn the Unicorn
The Former Wiggles Murray Wiggle - Jeff Wiggle - Greg Wiggle - Phillip Wiggle - Sam Wiggle - Emma Wiggle
Minor Characters Officer Beaples - The Wagettes - The Wiggly Dancers - Hot-Pots The Oven - Foodman - Paul the Cook - Flora Door - The Little Wiggles - Magdalena the Mermaid - Professor Singalottasonga - Santa Claus - Ringo the Ringmaster - Wally the Great
Guest Stars Lee Hawkins - Steve Irwin - Kylie Minogue - Al Roker - Leo Sayer - Robert Rakete - Ross Wilson - Alfonso Rinaldi - Daryl Somers
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