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Sam Harris' diversified career has run the gamut from actor on Broadway, film and television to writer, singer and songwriter to director and producer. And now author. Known as "the original American Idol" Sam pulled a weekly audience of more than 25 million viewers, going on to win "Star Search" in its premier season, Harris and his powerhouse pop... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2005 Little Man (Documentary) (composition)
  Down to Earth (TV Series) (37 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (created by - 69 episodes, 1984 - 1987) (writer - 12 episodes, 1984)
- Jay Jay's Birthday (1987) ... (creator)
- Old with the Old (1987) ... (creator)
- Invitation to the Dance (1987) ... (creator)
- I Love Lissy (1987) ... (creator)
- Mama in Love (1987) ... (creator)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (27 credits)

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After winning Star Search, Sam's debut single "Sugar Don't Bite" hit #36 on the Billboard singles chart in late 1984. A subsequent song, "I'd Do It All Again" hit #52 in early 1986.

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Personal Quote:

I fear that my karmic lesson in this lifetime is humility - and I think that lesson is beneath me.

Trivia:

Columnist Liz Smith called his portrayal of "Perry Pearl" on The Class (2006): "the breakout hit comedy character of the season". See more »

Trademark:

Powerful soaring vocals

Nickname:

Schmulie

Star Sign:

Gemini

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