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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 The Candidate (1972), CHiPs (1977) and What's My Line? (1950). 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 Mayor Sam Yorty
(1972)
CHiPs Mayor
(1982)
What's My Line? Himself - Contestant
(1961)

Filmography

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 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Mayor
- Force Seven (1982) ... Mayor
 1972 The Candidate
Mayor Sam Yorty (as Mayor Sam Yorty)
 1971 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #4.22 (1971) ... Guest Performer (uncredited)
- Episode #4.17 (1971) ... Guest Performer (uncredited)
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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
 1971 The Bob Hope Christmas Special (TV Movie)
Himself (uncredited)
 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
 1969 Philbin's People (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... Himself
 1968 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #7.146 (1968) ... Himself
 1961 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Contestant
- Dick Powell (2) (1961) ... Himself - Contestant (as Samuel Yorty)
 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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 2019 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

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Alternate Names:

Mayor Sam Yorty | Samuel W. Yorty | Samuel Yorty

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Star Sign:

Libra

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