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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)
Hugh
- 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)
Angel
- It's a Bundyful Life: Part 1 (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:

Music video: Appeared in Bon Jovi video "Bad Medicine" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Sam Kennison | Sam
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Personal Quote:

I don't worry about terrorism. I was married for two years. See more »

Trivia:

Started out as a Pentecostal preacher--as was his father--and traveled all over the southern US'. doing tent-based revivals. See more »

Trademark:

Beret See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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