Sam Whipple

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Sam Whipple
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Sampson E. Whipple

(1960-09-25)September 25, 1960
DiedJune 3, 2002(2002-06-03) (aged 41)
Cause of deathCancer

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,[1] The Larry Sanders Show, Seinfeld, and Home Improvement.

On June 3, 2002, Whipple died at age 41 after a two-year battle with cancer.[2]

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  1. ^ Handler, David (March 3, 1982). "'Open All Night' is weird -- but good". The Madison Courier. Madison, IN. p. B7. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  2. ^ Dailey, Ashley (8 July 2002). "Sam Whipple". Variety. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 14 November 2018.

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