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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 Back to School (1986), Married with Children (1986) and Savage Dawn (1985). He was married to Malika Kinison, Terry Marze and Patricia Adkins. He died on April 10, 1992 in Needles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Back to School
Back to School Professor Terguson
(1986)
Married with Children
(1989-1995)
Savage Dawn
Savage Dawn Barber
(1985)
Charlie Hoover
(1991)

Filmography

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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 2 (1989) ... Angel
- It's a Bundyful Life Part 1 (1989) ... Angel (credit only)
 1989 Mötley Crüe: Kickstart My Heart (Video short)
Driver
 1988 Bon Jovi: Bad Medicine (Video short)
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 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Jor-El / Various / Himself - Host
- Sam Kinison/Lou Reed (1986) ... Jor-El / Various / Himself - Host
 1986 Back to School
Professor Terguson
 1985 Savage Dawn
Barber (as Sam Kennison)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Guest on CNN's "Take Two". Also on the program, Richard Condon author of "Prizzi's Honor" and Dr. Joyce Brothers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

You don't know what a rough crowd is. If all I have to do is go make people laugh, that's nothing. Let me tell you what a tough crowd is. A tough crowd is going to a morning service and you got six people there and you gotta pat your house payment. That's a tough crowd. See more »

Trivia:

Was cast in Caddyshack II (1988) alongside close friend Rodney Dangerfield (reprising his Al Czervik character from the first film, Caddyshack (1980)). Kinison left the production when Dangerfield left due to "creative differences", mainly problems with the script. It is rumored that Kinison was to portray the "Peter Blunt" character, the role eventually went to Randy Quaid. See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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