Sam Phillips (model)

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Sam Phillips
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Born Samantha Phillips
(1966-02-25) February 25, 1966 (age 48)
Savage, Maryland, United States
Ethnicity Caucasian
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 125 lb (57 kg)
Website
thesingleliferadioshow.com

Samantha Phillips (born 25 February 1966) is an American actress, talk-show host, reality TV host, radio DJ, producer, high-fashion model, pin-up girl, and spokesmodel. She is perhaps best known for her early role in the 1988 action-horror film Phantasm II. The name Sam Phillips became a registered service mark in 2008.[1] Currently she is the host of a radio show called The Single Life.

Career[edit]

Phillips has worked in various media having appeared in movies, on television shows and series, radio broadcasting as well as modeling, working steadily from 1987 to present.

Television and music videos[edit]

Phillips has guest hosted and appeared as a celebrity guest or expert on numerous shows, including CBS' The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, FX Network, The Howard Stern Show, The Joan Rivers Show, Jenny Jones, The Maury Povich Show, Hard Copy, Inside Edition, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Undateable (VH1), The Doctors (CBS), Red Eye (Fox News Channel), Strictly Sex with Dr. Drew (Discovery Health Channel), and HBO.[2] She has also been cast in music videos, including ones for "Weird Al" Yankovic, Van Halen, Amy Grant, Mötley Crüe, Simply Red, Scorpions, The Doobie Brothers, Dave Koz, Iron Maiden and Alice Cooper, among others.[2]

Between 1998 and 2001, Phillips was a reporter for Sexcetera on Playboy TV. In 2005, she hosted episodes of Xtreme Fakeovers a reality show, which combines the elements of full body makeovers and hidden camera TV.[2]

Modeling[edit]

Phillips started working at an early age. After dropping out of school in the 10th grade, she started modeling. One of her more notable model castings was for a Jordache Jeans campaign in 1984 for the company’s sponsorship of the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. Her image was on "billboards... outside every event entrance during the Games."[3] By her 18th birthday she had been photographed for high fashion magazine, walked in runway shows, and appeared in commercials.

Phillips was selected Penthouse Pet for June 1993.[3]

Movies[edit]

She has appeared in movies such as Love Potion (1987), Deceit (1989), Phantasm II (1988), Angel 4: Undercover (1993), Sexual Malice (1994) and Fallen Angel (1997), Weekend at Bernie's II (1993), Spy Hard (1996) and Rescue Me (1993) and the N.Y. Independent Film Festival award winner Just for the Time Being (2000) among other films. Phillips is also the producer of the Busty Cops series of movies (Busty Cops 1, Busty Cops 2, Alabama Jones and The Busty Crusade, Busty Cops Protect and Serve), and starred in Showtime's Hot Springs Hotel.[4][2]

Radio (broadcast and internet)[edit]

In 2001 Phillips hosted Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus a national morning talk show. The concept was based on the best-seller by John Gray and set out to explore the innate differences between men and women, in front of a live audience.

Phillips hosted 97.1 The FM Talk Station/KLSX radio talk show "The Single Life," a show about navigating and surviving dating life in Los Angeles, from 2004-2009. After 97.1 The FM Talk Station/KLSX switched to a Top 40 format in February 2009, Phillips and her co-host Chris Leary branched out into different media. The Single Life TV show premiered on MavTV in May 2009, focusing on candid talk about sex and dating.

In June 2009, Phillips co-created HotTalkLA.com,[5] an internet radio station, with Jack Sullivan, Ron Escarsega, and Rich Boerner.[6] She is Hot Talk LA's Executive Producer and VP.[7]

Writing[edit]

As of 2010 Phillips blogs for LA Weekly online in their After Dark LA section. Her blog The Single Life[8] focuses on sex, dating and relationship advice. Phillips also blogs for DigN2it online.[9]

Filmography[edit]

  • Cheerleader Massacre (2002)
  • Treasure Hunt! (2002)
  • The Regina Pierce Affair (2000)
  • Passion's Obsession (1999)
  • Hot Springs Hotel (1997)
  • Fallen Angel (1997)
  • Moonbase (1997)
  • Angel 4: Undercover (1994)
  • The Dallas Connection (1994)
  • Deceit (1993)
  • Rescue Me (1993)
  • Sexual Malice (1993)
  • Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
  • Phantasm II (1988)

Personal life[edit]

Phillips was born in Savage, Maryland to a Half-Russian father and a Scottish-Irish mother.[citation needed] When Phillips was young her family moved to Brooklyn, New York.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New York Times
  2. ^ a b c d Staff. "Samantha Phillips (I) Actress, Producer, Casting Director". IMDB.com. Amazon. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Staff. "Sam Phillips". www.Penthouse.com. Penthouse magazine. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  4. ^ TV.com Hot Springs Hotel
  5. ^ HotTalkLA.com
  6. ^ Allaccess.com
  7. ^ Hottalkla.com
  8. ^ The Single Life
  9. ^ Dign2it.com

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