Will Sampson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Will Sampson (William Sampson Jr.)

Last Updated: 19 Feb, 2023 | Views: 850

Age: 53

Profession: Painter

Other Profession(s): Actor

Famous For: Chief Bromden in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Will Sampson Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
27 Sep, 1933 (53 Years 08 Months 7 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District

Birth Sign


Died on
03 Jun, 1987

Cause of Death
Kidney Failure

Will Sampson Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):   

Will Sampson, a well-known American painter, was born in Oklahoma, on September 27, 1933, and died there on June 3, 1987. Along with being a brilliant actor, Will Sampson was a gifted painter. His works frequently featured scenes from the American Southwest, including its landscapes, wildlife, and inhabitants, as well as aspects of Native American mythology and spirituality.

Will Sampson Education: Sampson studied painting at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Will Sampson Movies: In many movies, including "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975), "The White Buffalo" (1977), and "Poltergeist II: The Other Side," Will Sampson made his acting debut in the late 1970s (1986).

Will Sampson Paintings: 

Will Sampson is renowned for his vibrant colours, strong brushstrokes, and original compositions. His art frequently included the landscapes, creatures, and people of the American Southwest, showcasing his passion for the natural world and his Native American roots.

In addition to depicting spiritual settings with traditional Native American symbolism and images, many of his paintings showed scenes from ordinary life, including people at work, playing, and celebrating. 

His concern for environmental issues and the effects of civilization on indigenous cultures was frequently depicted in his paintings.

He was a supporter of Native American rights and employed his notoriety to bring attention to crucial problems affecting indigenous people.

Will Sampson Recognition and Awards:

Will Sampson was one of the top Native American actors of his era and won praise from critics for his dramatic abilities.

He was also a talented painter, and both domestically and internationally, his work was displayed in galleries and museums.

Will Sampson Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 2.01 cm
In Meters 2.01 m
In feet & Inches 6'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 95 Kg
In Pounds 209 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Will Sampson Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
William Sampson Sr.

Mother's Name
Mabel Sampson

Jill Sampson

Tim Sampson

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