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Robert Sampson

Actor

Born - 10 May 1933, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died - 18 January 2020

Fair-haired, latterly moustachioed American supporting actor with bony, angular facial structure, who succeeded in remaining little-known in spite of a career that spanned 55 years, dozens of films and countless TV series. He played cops, priests, professors and bad guys in a CV that began with his appearance as a P-o-W in The Bamboo Prison (1954). Many subsequent movies included 5 Against the House (1955), The Peacemaker (1956), Up Periscope (1958), Strangers When We Meet (1960), Look in Any Window (1961), Hero's Island (1962), Della (1965, filmed 1959), For Pete's Sake (1966), Zig Zag (1970), Wednesday Night Out (1972), Mr Ricco (1975), City of the Living Dead (1980), Re-Animator (1985), Double Revenge (1988), The Dark Side of The Moon (1990), Netherworld (1992), Indecent Behaviour (1993), Annie's Garden (1997), In the Name of Justice (1999), Shadow People (2006) and Faded Memories (2008), his last.