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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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Other Works:

Album: "Live from Hell" (Priority/EMI Records P2-81060) (remastered in 2003) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 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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[Joseph, dealing with the Virgin Birth] You better be the son of God, little mister - and you better be the only son of God. See more »


Interred at Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Memorial Park Cemetery is located 2 miles East of Interstate 44 (or 1.5 miles West of highway 169), at 51st St and Memorial Ave. Sam's burial site is next to his father and brother in Section 28 - Garden of the Apostles (Southeast quadrant), in the middle of the cemetery. See more »


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