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Sam Phillips (IX) (1949–2021)

Sam Phillips was born in 1949 in South Africa. He was an actor and writer, known for Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), Nna Sajene Kokobela (2001) and Nukie (1987). He died on January 16, 2021 in Johannesburg, South Africa. See full bio »


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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
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Known For

Nukie Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bopha! Additional Crew


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 2016 Mrs Right Guy
Bab' Radebe
 2013 Donkerland (TV Mini-Series)
Bondani - Oud
 2013 The Forgotten Kingdom
 2012 Zama Zama
 2011 The Wild (TV Series)
Rratladi Tladi
 2004 Red Dust
Elder (as Sam Philllips)
 1998 Voete van Goud (TV Movie)
Thabo Phiri
 1998 Die Vierde Kabinet (TV Movie)
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Wachootoo Chief (as Sam Motoana Phillips)
 1994 The Cage (Short)
Subulela Mangaza
 1984 Laat Vrugte (TV Movie)
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 2001 Nna Sajene Kokobela (TV Series) (adaptation - as Sam Motaoana Phillips, 2001)
 1987 Nukie (second assistant director)
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 2001 Nna Sajene Kokobela (TV Series) (producer - as Sam Motaoana Phillips)
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 1993 Bopha! ("AMANDLA!")
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 1993 Bopha! (adr loop group)

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Sam Motaoana Phillips | Sam Motoana Phillips | Sam Philllips

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