Sam Kinison

Sam Kinison bio

Birth Name: Samuel Burl Kinison

Occupation: Comedian

Place Of Birth: Yakima

Date Of Birth: December 8, 1953

Date Of Death: April 10, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Sam Kinison was born on the 8th of December, 1953. She was best known for being a Comedian. Legendary stand up comedian who was known for his intensity which would often match the pentecostal revivals he went to as a child. He was a member of the Texas Outlaw Comics with Bill Hicks .

Sam Kinison was born in Yakima. Prior to becoming a comedian, he wished to follow his father’s footsteps in becoming a preacher. He preached from the age of 17 to 24 in Tulsa, Oklahoma before beginning his comedy career in Houston, Texas. He recorded a novelty version of The Troggs’ “Wild Thing,” which appeared on his album Have You Seen Me Lately? and the video, a hit on MTV, featured cameos from Rodney Dangerfield, Steven Tyler, Billy Idol, and Tommy Lee, as well as a raunchy ‘roll on the mat’ dance with Jessica Hahn .

Sam Kinison was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Sam Kinison was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Samuel Burl Kinison is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Sam’s Samuel Burl Kinison attended East Peoria Community High School in East Peoria, Illinois and Pinecrest Bible Training Center, New York, USA.


Sam Kinison’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sam Kinison’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Sam Kinison kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Sam Kinison was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Samuel Burl Kinison
RELIGION: Protestant
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Sam Kinison was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Sam Kinison was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Sam Kinison had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Sam Kinison’s birth sign is Sagittarius and she had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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