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Sam Ayers

Highest Rated: 0% General Education (2012)

Lowest Rated: 0% General Education (2012)

Birthday: Dec 29, 1957

Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, USA

Character actor and stuntman Sam Ayers got his start in show business as the result of a gag at a college fraternity party at his alma mater, Memphis State University. Wearing an outlandish hat and contorting his body to spell the letters of the school's name, Ayers became the official campus sports mascot, Sam the Medicine Man; after leaving school, he took the act on the road, performing for various minor-league ball clubs before finally being hired by the major-league baseball team the Texas Rangers. While living and working near Dallas, Ayers began moonlighting as an extra in film and TV location shoots, eventually moving into small character parts. His first credited role was as a police commander in the 1990 Bill Murray criminal farce "Quick Change." Small roles in films like the buddy-cop blockbuster "Bad Boys" and on episodes of various TV series led to a recurring role as the antagonistic henchman, Sam the Sweeper, on the fantasy series "The Pretender." Following that show's four-season run, Ayers returned to guest roles, supplemented with occasional work as a stunt double.

Highest rated movies

General Education



No Score Yet No Score Yet Newark Ave. Harry Queen (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 9% Bigfoot County Travis (Character) - 2012
0% 38% General Education Samson (Character) - 2012


96% 89% Raising Hope Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
84% 77% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
76% 85% Happy Endings Officer (Guest Star) 2012
42% 26% Criminal Minds: Suspect Behaviour Det. Sykes (Guest Star) 2011
97% 95% Justified Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frank TV Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
68% No Score Yet Dirty Sexy Money Raymond Pulaski (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet 92% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2007 2005
90% 96% House Large Man (Guest Star) 2006
86% 90% Alias Anton (Guest Star) 2005 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Martial Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2000


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