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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 2 April 1992Livingston, New Jersey, USA
Date of Death 11 October 2012California, USA  (auto accident)

Mini Bio (1)

Sammi Kane Kraft was born on April 2, 1992 in Livingston, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Bad News Bears (2005) and Today (1952). She died on October 11, 2012 in California, USA.

Trivia (12)

Was a star baseball player.
Family once lived in New York and later moved to LA so she can play baseball year-round.
Was a die-hard Yankees fan.
Was discovered on a baseball diamond in Los Angeles.
Her fastball was clocked at 70mph.
Was of Jewish descent.
On October 9, 2012, at 1:30 AM, Kraft was riding in the passenger seat of a car when it rear-ended a semi trailer and was then struck by another vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol. Subsequently, she was pronounced dead at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center. The car's driver, Sammi's friend, 21-year-old Molly Adams, survived with minor injuries and was changed with a DUI.
Kraft's heart was donated by her parents to Yvonne Payne, wife of journalist, Charles Payne.
Kraft was buried in a Jewish ceremony at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary on October 15, 2012.
She was survived by her parents, her two older brothers and her grandfather.
Daughter of Sheldon Kraft and Lynda Lou Kraft.
Was a student at San Francisco State University at the time of her death.

Personal Quotes (3)

I think acting is good for me because I learned to take directions and catch on really quick from playing sports.
I love acting, but my real long-term goal is to compete in the Olympics.
I love to surf. Every summer we go to my grandma's house on the Jersey Shore, and I taught myself to surf there. I also play basketball, and I also play tennis, volleyball. I play the guitar and I was on the swim team, soccer, and last summer I got my junior lifeguard certification. I don't think I do much but sports.

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