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Sammy White (I) (1894–1960)

Sammy White was born on May 28, 1894 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for Show Boat (1936), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Living It Up (1954). He was married to Beatrice Curtis and Eva Puck. He died on March 3, 1960 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Show Boat Frank Schultz
Living It Up Waiter
Pat and Mike Barney Grau


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 1960 Bells Are Ringing
Vendor (uncredited)
 1959-1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Red Neal / Phil Lary
- Blackout (1960) ... Red Neal
- Dark Vengeance (1959) ... Phil Lary
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
The Witch Doctor
- Voodoo Wedding (1958) ... The Witch Doctor
 1958 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
- Face of the Dead (1958) ... Brownie
 1957 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Dailey / Hackie
- The Semi-Windup (1957) ... Dailey
- Country Boy (1957) ... Hackie (as Sam White)
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story
Sammy White
 1957 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
- Stop, Thief (1957) ... Blackie
 1957 Designing Woman
Bewildered Man (uncredited)
 1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me
Whitey Bimstein
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Who's Been Sitting in My Chair? (1955) ... Sammy
 1954 Living It Up
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie
Harry Willey
 1953 Remains to Be Seen
 1952 Pat and Mike
Barney Grau
 1952 Sound Off
Joey Kirby
 1952 The Half-Breed
Willy Wayne
 1950 711 Ocean Drive
Chippie Evans
 1938 Swing Your Lady
Specialty Dancer
 1937 The Hit Parade
 1936 Cain and Mabel
Specialty - Coney Island Number
 1936 Show Boat
Frank Schultz
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Repeated his stage role in "Show Boat" of Frank Schultz in the film version (Show Boat (1936)). He had played this role in the original 1927 production and in the 1932 revival. See more »

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Sam White

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His first wife, Eva Puck, appeared as Ellie opposite his Frank Schultz in both the original 1927 Broadway production of "Show Boat" and the 1932 Broadway revival. Because of his divorce from Puck in the 1930's, White played Frank opposite Queenie Smith's Ellie in the 1936 film version of the show, and opposite Clare Alden's Ellie in the 1948 City Center production.

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