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Sam Whipple (I) (1960–2002)

Sam Whipple was born on September 25, 1960 in Venice, California, USA as Sampson E. Whipple. He was an actor, known for The Rock (1996), Seven Days (1998) and The Doors (1991). He died on June 3, 2002 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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 2003 Straighten Up America (Short)
 2002 Special Unit 2 (TV Series)
Wishing Will
- The Wish (2002) ... Wishing Will
 2001 Last Ride
Snowboard Rep
 1998-2000 Seven Days (TV Series)
Dr. John Ballard
- Rhino (2000) ... Dr. John Ballard (credit only)
- The Cure (2000) ... Dr. John Ballard (credit only)
 1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Phone Guy #1
- The Maid (1998) ... Phone Guy #1
 1998 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
- A Box of Wendy (1998) ... Willy
 1997 Delivery
Mr. Mackintosh
 1997 The Pretender (TV Series)
Sheldon Fein
- Back from the Dead Again (1997) ... Sheldon Fein
 1996 Little Surprises (TV Short)
Joe Jr.
 1996 The Great White Hype
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
- No, No, Godot (1995) ... Usher
 1994 The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (TV Series)
 1994 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
- Jimmy's Girl (1994) ... Bob
 1994 Airheads
Personal Manager
 1994 Space Rangers (TV Series)
- To Be... Or Not to Be (1994) ... Lawson
 1993 Night Driving (TV Short)
 1993 Lifepod (TV Movie)
 1993 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Reverend Gandin
- Musso: A Wedding (1993) ... Reverend Gandin
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
 1993 Sisters (TV Series)
Accounts Officer
- Crimes and Ms. Demeanors (1993) ... Accounts Officer
 1992 T Bone N Weasel (TV Movie)
 1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (TV Movie)
Bert Jeeter
 1991 The Doors
Sullivan's Producer
 1990 A Very Retail Christmas (TV Movie)
Percival Osgood III
 1988 Throb (TV Series)
- Jung Love (1988) ... Therapist
 1987 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Saxon
- The Lung Goodbye (1987) ... Dr. Arthur Saxon
 1986-1987 ALF (TV Series)
- Try to Remember: Part 2 (1987) ... Sam (credit only)
- On the Road Again (1986) ... Sam
 1987 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
- A Star Is Torn (1987) ... Stan
 1986 The Garry Shandling Show: 25th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
Woodstock Guy
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
- My Two and Only (1986) ... Sam
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
Dean Feddick
- Man About Town (1986) ... Dean Feddick
 1986 Blue City
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Kathleen's One-night Stand
- Somewhere Under the Rainbow (1985) ... Kathleen's One-night Stand
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Bear Victim
- Grin and Bear It (1985) ... Bear Victim
 1985 E/R (TV Series)
Thin Man
- I Raise You (1985) ... Thin Man
 1984 Family Ties (TV Series)
Jack Driscoll / Bill
- Hotline Fever (1984) ... Bill
 1984 Down to Earth (TV Series)
- In Praise of Older Women (1984) ... Karl
 1984 Buffalo Bill (TV Series)
Karl Shub, Jr.
- A Hero (1984) ... Karl Shub, Jr.
 1984 This Is Spinal Tap
Recording Engineer (uncredited)
 1983 Packin' It In (TV Movie)
Zack Estep
 1980 Grad Night
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