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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 (1987) 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 Professor Terguson
(1986)
(1989-1995)
Savage Dawn Barber
(1985)
Saturday Night Live Self - Special Guest / Self / Jor-El / Self - Host / Various
(1985-1986)

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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 Mötley Crüe: Kickstart My Heart (Video short)
Driver
 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)
 1988 Sam Kinison: Wild Thing (Video short)
Sam Kinison
 1988 Bon Jovi: Bad Medicine (Video short)
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 1986 Back to School
Professor Terguson
 1985 Savage Dawn
Barber (as Sam Kennison)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Live from Hell" (Priority/EMI Records P2-81060) (remastered in 2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Last.fm | MySpace | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sam Kennison | Sam

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Joseph, dealing with the Virgin Birth] You better be the son of God, little mister - and you better be the only son of God. 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:

Jokes about the downsides of love and relationships (specifically marriage) See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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