Sam Kinison

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Samuel Burl Kinison (December 8, 1953 – April 10, 1992) was an American stand-up comedian and actor.

Early life[change | change source]

Kinison was born in Yakima, Washington to Marie Florence Morrow and Samuel Earl Kinison.

Career[change | change source]

Kinison began his career in Houston, Texas.

Influences[change | change source]

Kinison stated comedians like George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce and Fred Rogers as influence.

Personal life[change | change source]

Kinison acquired much of his material from his two marriages to Patricia Adkins and Terry Marze.

Death[change | change source]

On April 10, 1992, he was driving his 1989 Pontiac Turbo Am, where he was struck on Needles Highway and around 4.3 miles northwest of Needles, California.

Legacy[change | change source]

After his death, Kinison was fondly remembered by his friends and co-stars.

Discography[change | change source]

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