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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), Savage Dawn (1985) and Married... with Children (1987). 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)
Savage Dawn Barber
(1985)
(1989-1995)
Saturday Night Live Himself - Special Guest / Himself / Himself - Host / Jor-El / 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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Show Show Self (25 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Leader of the Banned" (Warner Bros. Records 26073) 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You don't know what a rough crowd is. If all I have to do is go make people laugh, that's nothing. Let me tell you what a tough crowd is. A tough crowd is going to a morning service and you got six people there and you gotta pay your house payment. That's a tough crowd. See more »

Trivia:

Started out as a Pentecostal preacher, as was his father, and traveled all over the southern US doing tent-based revivals. See more »

Trademark:

His Oh Oooh!!! scream See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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