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Sam Yorty (1909–1998)

Sam Yorty was born on October 1, 1909 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA as Samuel William Yorty. He was an actor, known for Say Goodbye to the President (1985), No Substitute for Victory (1970) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). He was married to Elizabeth Hensel. He died on June 5, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself / Himself - Guest
The Marilyn Files


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 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
- Force Seven (1982) ... Mayor
 1972 The Candidate
Mayor Sam Yorty (as Mayor Sam Yorty)
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 1992 The Marilyn Files (TV Movie)
 1985 Say Goodbye to the President (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
- Lucy and Jim Bailey (1972) ... Himself
 1963-1971 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Guest
- Episode #10.31 (1971) ... Himself (as Mayor Sam Yorty)
- From Los Angeles California (1964) ... Himself - Guest
- From Los Angeles Day 3 (1963) ... Himself
- From Los Angeles Day 2 (1963) ... Himself
 1971 Laugh-In (TV Series)
- Episode #4.17 (1971) ... Himself
 1970 No Substitute for Victory (Documentary)
 1970 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 18 February 1970 (1970) ... Himself - Guest
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.113 (1970) ... Himself
 1961 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Episode dated 17 September 1961 (1961) ... Himself - Contestant
 1954 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - U.S. Congressman
- Episode dated 4 August 1954 (1954) ... Himself - U.S. Congressman (as Samuel W. Yorty)
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 2017 Marilyn Monroe: Murder on Fifth Helena Drive (Documentary) (filming)
 2005 Conspiracy? (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Mayor, Los Angeles
- RFK Assassination (2005) ... Himself - Mayor, Los Angeles
 1994 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Mayor: Los Angeles
- Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994) ... Himself - Mayor: Los Angeles (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Mayor Sam Yorty | Samuel W. Yorty


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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