From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Samantha Tamania Anne Cecilia Mumba (born 18 January 1983 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish singer and actress. Her first album was released in 2000. Her most notable role was Mara in the 2002 film The Time Machine. She has also appeared in a number of Irish independent films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Samantha Mumba, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.