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Samson was born Samuel Burke, in Montreal, Canada, to his parents Jack and Mina Burke. Sam attended Baron Byng High School and McGill University, both in Montreal. As a teenager, Sam was interested in bodybuilding and worked for many years to tune and shape his body. Part of his daily training regiment was swimming. Sam became a competitive ... See full bio »
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 1976 Stay Hungry
Goliath (as a member of the David & Goliath team with Fred Randall) (uncredited)
 1970 Satiricosissimo
 1969 Sartana the Gravedigger
Judge's right hand
 1969 Fellini Satyricon
Airline Pilot / Centaur / Gladiator (uncredited)
 1969 Five for Hell
Sgt. Sam McCarthy (as Sam Burke)
 1968 Torture Me But Kill Me with Kisses
Guido Scortichini (as Sam Burke)
 1968 Odissea (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... Polifemo (as Sam Burke)
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... Polifemo (as Sam Burke)
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
- Now You See Her, Now You Don't (1967) ... Grigor (as Sam Burke)
 1967 How to Kill 400 Duponts
The last Dupont (uncredited)
 1967 Kommissar X - Drei grüne Hunde
Khemal (as Samson Burk)
 1962 Il trionfo di Robin Hood
Little John

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Sammy Berg | Samson Burk | Sam Burke


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Is the only actor to portray the mythological character Hercules in a negative light (for "The Three Stooges Meet Hercules").

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