Date of Birth:
27 September 1933
Will Sampson played in 5 movies in the Action, Drama, Thriller, Western, Adventure, Music, Horror, Comedy genres.
Will Sampson got succeed with average imdb rating 5.6.
Father of Tim Sampson.
Was a member of the Creek Nation.
Founder of the American Indian Registry for the Performing Arts.
According to an episode of "The Yellow Rose" (1983), he was 6' 7".
He is said to be the third victim of the legendary "Poltergeist Curse". Sampson starred in Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986), and during filming he allegedly claimed that the production was haunted. He supposedly used Native American rituals to bless sets and locations to stave off the curse. Regardless, the legend holds that he became another victim of the curse, dying of complications during heart and lung surgery a year after the film's release. Other supposed victims of the curse include Dominique Dunne, who was murdered shortly after the release of Poltergeist (1982), Julian Beck who died of stomach cancer during filming of Poltergeist II, and Heather O'Rourke, who died of complications from Crohn's Disease before Poltergeist III (1988) was released.
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