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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 Candidate (1972). 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 Candidate
The Candidate Mayor Sam Yorty
(1972)
The Marilyn Files
(1992)

Filmography

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 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Mayor
- Force Seven (1982) ... Mayor
 1972 The Candidate
Mayor Sam Yorty (as Mayor Sam Yorty)
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 1992 The Marilyn Files (TV Movie)
Himself
 1985 Say Goodbye to the President (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1972 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Himself
- Lucy and Jim Bailey (1972) ... Himself
 1963-1971 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 10 February 1971 (1971) ... Himself (as Mayor Sam Yorty)
- Episode dated 15 May 1963 (1963) ... Himself
 1971 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.17 (1971) ... Himself
 1970 No Substitute for Victory (Documentary)
Narrator
 1970 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 18 February 1970 (1970) ... Himself - Guest
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- 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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 2016 Marilyn Monroe: Murder on Fifth Helena Drive (Documentary) (filming)
Himself
 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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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Mayor Sam Yorty | Samuel W. Yorty

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Mayor of Los Angeles, California, 1961-1973. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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