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Birth name Sampson E. Whipple
Nationality USA
Birth 25 september 1960 at Venice, Los Angeles (USA)
Death 3 june 2002 (at 41 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Sampson E. "Sam" Whipple (September 25, 1960 – June 3, 2002) was an American actor best remembered for his role as Dr. John Ballard on the TV series Seven Days.

His credits include The Doors, Airheads, This Is Spinal Tap and The Rock. He also appeared in television shows such as Open All Night, The Larry Sanders Show, Seinfeld, and Home Improvement.

On June 3, 2002, Whipple died of cancer at age 41.


Le 3 juin 2002, Sam Whipple meurt d'un cancer à l'âge de 41 ans.

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Rob Reiner
Rob Reiner
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Oliver Stone
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Jerry Belson
Jerry Belson
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Filmography of Sam Whipple (10 films)

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The Rock
The Rock (1996)
, 2h16
Directed by Michael Bay
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Prison films, Films about terrorism, Political films, Buddy films, Se déroulant à Alcatraz
Actors Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, William Forsythe, John Spencer
Roles Larry Henderson
Rating73% 3.6982953.6982953.6982953.6982953.698295
A group of rogue U.S. Force Recon Marines, led by disenchanted Brigadier General Frank Hummel and his adjutant Major Tom Baxter, seize a stockpile of deadly VX gas–armed M55 rockets. The next day, Hummel and his men seize control of Alcatraz Island and take several tourists hostage. Hummel threatens to launch the rockets against San Francisco unless the government pays $100 million from a military slush fund, which he will distribute to his men and the families of Recon Marines who died on clandestine missions under his command and whose deaths were not compensated.
The Great White Hype, 1h31
Directed by Reginald Hudlin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Corbin Bernsen, Peter Berg, Jon Lovitz
Roles Artie
Rating54% 2.7497452.7497452.7497452.7497452.749745
James "The Grim Reaper" Roper (Damon Wayans), the undefeated heavyweight boxing champ of the world, defeats his latest challenger with ease and visits an after-party thrown by the Rev. Fred Sultan (Samuel L. Jackson), a conniving and manipulative businessman who also acts as Roper's fight promoter. The Sultan relays some bad news to everyone: The fight was a financial flop. He deduces the reason that boxing events have become far less profitable is because audience members are sick of watching only black boxers fight each other. The Sultan predicts that a white contender, even one without a viable chance of winning, would create a huge payday for all involved in the fight (citing the Larry Holmes vs. Gerry Cooney battle in 1982 and the playing of the race card in that instance as a precedent), and he vows to either find or "create" a white contender in no time at all.
Airheads (1994)
, 1h28
Directed by Michael Lehmann
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler, Chris Farley, Amy Locane, Michael Richards
Roles Personal Manager
Rating61% 3.099453.099453.099453.099453.09945
Chazz, Rex and Pip are in a Los Angeles rock band called The Lone Rangers who are continuously turned down as they try to get their demo tape heard by producers. After scolding him for being lazy, Chazz's girlfriend Kayla kicks him out of her apartment. They decide to try to get the local rock station KPPX to play their reel-to-reel tape on the air and attempt to break-in through the back door. After several unsuccessful attempts, a station employee comes out to smoke and they keep the door from shutting behind her.
Lifepod (1993)
, 1h30
Directed by Ron Silver
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Films set in the future, Space opera
Actors CCH Pounder, Jessica Tuck, Robert Loggia, Joe Penny, Ron Silver, Kristine DeBell
Rating55% 2.7503552.7503552.7503552.7503552.750355
It's Christmas Eve 2168 AD. The premise is that there is limited supplies of air, food and water on the life pod. The survivors begin to argue over whether they should end the life of one of the survivors (Portrayed by Stan Shaw) in the pod that is critically injured. They reason that it would help conserve their supplies. Before they can decide on the Issue of killing the man he is found dead the next day after they wake up. They realize there is a killer with them in the lifepod. Eventually the survivors realize that its possible that one of the people in the Lifepod could have sabotaged the spacecraft.
The Doors
The Doors (1991)
, 2h18
Directed by Oliver Stone
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical theatre, Documentary, Historical, Musical
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Musical films
Actors Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley, Kevin Dillon, Jennifer Tilly
Roles Sullivan's Producer
Rating71% 3.5992253.5992253.5992253.5992253.599225
The film opens during the recording of Jim's An American Prayer and quickly moves to a childhood memory of his family driving along a desert highway in 1949, where a Young Jim sees an elderly native American dying by the roadside. In 1965, Jim arrives in California and is assimilated into the Venice Beach culture. During his film school days studying at UCLA, he meets his future girlfriend Pamela Courson, and has his first encounters with Ray Manzarek, as well as the rest of the people who would go on to form the Doors, Robby Krieger and John Densmore.
Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again, 1h36
Directed by Dick Lowry
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Christopher Rich, Lauren Holly, Raye Birk, Karen Kopins, Cindy Ambuehl, Sam Whipple
Roles Jughead Jones
Rating53% 2.6942252.6942252.6942252.6942252.694225
Archie Andrews, fifteen years after graduating from Riverdale High, has become a successful lawyer and is preparing to marry his fiancée, Pam, and move to "the big city." Before doing that, however, he returns home to Riverdale for his high school reunion.
Blue City
Blue City (1986)
, 1h23
Directed by Michelle Manning
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Political films
Actors Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield, Scott Wilson, Anita Morris
Roles Jailer
Rating44% 2.2136352.2136352.2136352.2136352.213635
Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Judd Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob in a desperate search to find the killer.
This Is Spinal Tap, 1h22
Directed by Rob Reiner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Musical films
Actors Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, Fran Drescher, Bruno Kirby
Rating78% 3.9478253.9478253.9478253.9478253.947825
Stylistically the movie is a parody of rock documentaries, purportedly filmed and directed by the fictional Marty Di Bergi (Rob Reiner, who was also the actual director of the movie). The faux documentary covers a 1982 United States concert tour by the fictional British rock group "Spinal Tap" to promote their new album Smell the Glove, but interspersed with one-on-one interviews with the members of the group and footage of the group from previous periods in their career.
Don Camillo, 2h6
Directed by Terence Hill
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors Terence Hill, Colin Blakely, Mimsy Farmer, Lew Ayres, Sam Whipple, Allan Arbus
Roles Gigio
Rating56% 2.8020152.8020152.8020152.8020152.802015
In a small village in Emilia Romagna, the parish priest Don Camillo repeatedly collides with the communist mayor Peppone. The two do not share anything in common and the slights are continuous, up to even in some cases to beat. Don Camillo coaches the football team of young boys of the village, and the day of the final match is near. Peppone however, to make a joke in bad taste to the enemy, corrupts the referee. Don Camillo realizes it and fights again with him; so Don Camillo is exiled. But the citizens of the village do not agree, and so Peppone is forced to make up for not winning the confidence in the government.
Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again, 1h27
Directed by Jerry Belson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Musical theatre, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Comedy science fiction films
Actors Mark Blankfield, Bess Armstrong, Tim Thomerson, Krista Errickson, Cassandra Peterson, Peter Brocco
Rating59% 2.996682.996682.996682.996682.99668
Brilliant surgeon Daniel Jekyll (Mark Blankfield) dedicates himself to medical research, hoping to unlock man's animal nature and increase his capacity for self-healing. Jekyll accidentally creates a white powder which, when inhaled through the nose, temporarily turns him into a completely uninhibited sex maniac who calls himself Mister Hyde. Jekyll can't bring himself to throw away the drug or to stop taking it, and Hyde's escapades play havoc with Jekyll's life. At the very end, the corpse of Robert Louis Stevenson is seen literally spinning in his grave.