Samson (disambiguation)

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Samson is a Biblical figure known for his superhuman strength, derived from his hair.

Samson may also refer to:



  • Samson (name), a list of people with the given name or surname
  • Samson, English stage name of Santo (1917–1984), Mexican wrestler and film actor
  • Savanna Samson, stage name of American pornographic actress Natalie Oliveros (born 1967)
  • Samson, ring name of female Muay Thai boxing champion Siriporn Thaweesuk


Plays and films[edit]


  • Samson (Handel), an oratorio by George Frideric Handel
  • Samson (opera), a 1734 lost opera Jean-Philippe Rameau, libretto by Voltaire
  • Samson (band), a British hard rock band, formed in 1977 by guitarist and vocalist Paul Samson
  • Samsons (band), a Indonesian pop rock band, formed in 2003 by vocalist Bambang Reguna Bukit




In the military[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • the title character of Samson Agonistes, a 1671 closet drama by John Milton based on the Biblical story

Television and film[edit]


Other uses[edit]

  • Samson (magazine), a Japanese gay magazine featuring chubby and older men
  • Samson and Goliath (cranes), twin shipbuilding gantry cranes in Queen's Island, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Samson Ultra, a trademark name for .50 Action Express preloaded handgun ammunition
  • Samson (dinosaur), a dinosaur skeleton with the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skull ever found
  • Samson, a name for the ND-5000 32-bit processor made by Norsk Data
  • Samson, an alternative name for the wine grape Cinsaut
  • Samson fish, a jack of the genus Seriola
  • SAMSON (Software for Adaptive Modeling and Simulation Of Nanosystems), a software platform for computational nanoscience
  • "Samson", a 1988 art installation by Chris Burden

See also[edit]