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Sam Kinison (1953–1992)

Sam Kinison was born on December 8, 1953 in Yakima, Washington, USA as Samuel Burl Kinison. He was an actor and writer, known for The Sam Kinison Family Entertainment Hour (1991), Back to School (1986) and Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986). He was married to Malika Kinison, Terry Marze and Patricia Adkins. He died on April 10, 1992... See full bio »

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 1991 Charlie Hoover (TV Series)
- Roll One for Ed (1991) ... Hugh
- Old Flame (1991) ... Hugh
- Out of the Frying Pan (1991) ... Hugh
- Mother-in-Law (1991) ... Hugh
- Two for the Road (1991) ... Hugh
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Marty Slash's Conscience
- For Cryin' Out Loud (1990) ... Marty Slash's Conscience (voice)
 1989 Married with Children (TV Series)
- It's a Bundyful Life (1989) ... Angel (credit only)
 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Jor-El / Various / Himself - Host
- Sam Kinison/Lou Reed (1986) ... Jor-El / Various / Himself - Host
 1985 Savage Dawn
Barber (as Sam Kennison)
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Music video: Appeared in Bon Jovi video "Bad Medicine" See more »

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1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sam Kennison | Sam


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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Every generation has someone who steps outside the norm and offers a voice for the unspeakable attitudes of that time. I represent everything that's supposed to be wrong, everything that's forbidden. See more »


Brother of Bill Kinison and Keith Kinison. See more »


His Oh Oooh!!! scream See more »

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