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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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 2005 Little Man (Documentary) (composition)
  Down to Earth (TV Series) (created by - 69 episodes, 1984 - 1986) (writer - 12 episodes, 1984)
- Billie Jean Is Not My Sitter (1986) ... (creator)
- Starrstruck (1986) ... (creator)
- Lissy's Mother (1985) ... (creator)
- Goodness Flakes (1985) ... (creator)
- Scenes from a Marriage (1985) ... (creator)
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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.


In addition to being an award winning actor, Sam is a multi-million selling recording artist. See more »


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