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Will Sampson
Birth: Sep. 27, 1933
Okmulgee County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1987
Harris County
Texas, USA

Actor. Born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, he was an Native American of the Creek Nation most noted for his role as ‘Chief' opposite actor Jack Nicholson in "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" (1975). At 6'5" tall, he also appeared in "The Outlaw Josey Wales" (1976), "Orca" (1977), "The White Buffalo" (1977), "Standing Tall" (1978), "Fish Hawk" (1979), "Poltergeist II" (1986) and "Firewalker" (1986). He was also an accomplished artist and founder of the American Indian Registry for the Performing Arts. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Complications from heart surgery
Graves Creek Cemetery
McIntosh County
Oklahoma, USA
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Record added: Jan 19, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4387
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- Gabriel O'Rourke
 Added: Jul. 29, 2016
Watched your superb performance just today as "Ten Bears". All your fans miss you so much here on Earth, but rejoice that you are now beside our Lord these days.God bless, Will.
- T.Jones
 Added: Jul. 16, 2016
Thank you for helping make movie magic!! Happy 40th Anniversary The Outlaw Josey Wales
- Kaleigh Jones-Clark
 Added: Jun. 30, 2016
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