Samantha Weinstein was a Canadian actress who got the media hype as Carrie in the movie, Heather. When Samantha played the main role of Audrey O’Hara in Jesus Henry Christ she received fame and name in the acting industry.
Her role as Sloane in the tv series D.N. Ace made her grab a place in the heart of the audience. She appeared in movies like Darknet, The ZhuZhus, Alias Grace, Wishfart, D.N. Ace, Let’s Go Luna!, and Dino Ranch
Early Life of Samantha Weinstein
Samantha Weinstein opened her eyes on March 20, 1995, in Toronto, Canada. As of now, Weinstein was only 28 years old. Samantha used to cust her birthday cake on the 20th of March and her star sign was Pisces. Samantha Gail Weinstein was her birth name.
Her parents were Jojo Weinstein (mother) and David Weinstein (father). She was the sister of Sabrina Weinstein. Samantha had Canadian citizenship and she used to belong to white ethnicity. Weinstein practiced the Christianity religion.
Samantha studied at Toronto High School. She graduated with Ontario Scholar status from Vaughan Road Academy in June 2013.
Samantha Weinstein’s Marriage With Michael Knutson
Winston’s husband was Michael Knutson. Her sexual orientation was nonbinary. She tied the wedding knot with her best friend, Michael in the presence of their close ones on October 29th, 2022.
Samantha announced her marriage via Instagram post after two days:
“The best day of my life ❤️. On Oct 29th 2022 I married my best friend, my partner in crime and the love of my life, Michael Knutson ❤️ Here’s just a snapshot of the most beautiful day to ever be ✨Thank you a million times to @kleinfeldcanada and @wtoowatters for the most beautiful perfect wedding dress I’ve ever seen. AND to the insanely talented @eda_birthing 🌈 who created the reception dress of my wildest and wiggliest dreams – you are a GODDESS!! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me feel so stunning on my special day 💋”
Samantha Weinstein’s Net Worth
At the time of her death, Weinston had a net worth of $1 million to $5 million. This was the outcome of Weinston’s career as an actress and used to earn $39k as her salary as it is the annual salary of an actress in Canada.
Samantha Weinstein’s Death
Samantha left this world on March 14, 2023. She was only 28 years old at the time of her death and breathe for the last time in Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital. Samantha was 25 years old when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and fought the battle for two years. Samantha’s death cause was ovarian cancer and her father announced her death to the USA TODAY as:
“We’re overwhelmed with the outpouring of tributes to Samantha. She led a very full, charmed, and authentic life. She was very passionate about her art and worked up until her last days voicing animated characters and living as full a life as she possibly could.”
Acting Career of Samantha Weinstein
- Samantha was only six years old when he started her acting career.
- She appeared in the movie, Siblings as Danielle in 2004.
- She played in the movie titled Big Girl as Josephine in 2005.
- Samantha also appeared as Sara in the movie, Ninth Street Chronicles in 2006.
- She played in The Stone Angel and Toronto Stories in 2007 and 2008 respectively.
- In 2003, she appeared in the tv show, The Red Green Show in the role of Sam Brownie in the episode titled, The Spelling Bee.
- She appeared as Young Zoe in a tv show, Zoe Busiek: Wild Card’s episode, A Whisper from Zoe’s Sister.
- She had also worked in the garage rock band Killer Virgins as a singer and guitarist.
Movies & TV Shows
Her hit movies were Toronto Stories, The Rocker, Babar and the Adventures of Badou I, Jesus Henry Christ, Carrie, Haunter, and Reign. Samantha played in hit TV shows like Maggie Hill, Being Erica, Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Less Than Kind, Copper, and so on.
Then, she appeared in tv shows The Red Green Show, 72 Hours: True Crime, XPM, The Winning Season, Zoe Busiek: Wild Card, At the Hotel, Gerald McBoing Boing, etc.
Awards & Nomination
- She won ACTRA Award in the category of Outstanding Performance Female for her role in Big Girl.
- Her performance in Ninth Street Chronicles made her win Special Jury Mention at Austin Film Festival in 2007.
- In 2005, she received a nomination for Best Actress in a Short Film for Big Girl at Method Fest.
FAQs of Samantha Weinstein
Was Samantha Weinstein related to Harvey Weinstein?
No, Samantha wasn’t related to Harvey. They only share the same surname and profession. Samantha was a Canadian while Harvey is an American.
Was Samantha Weinstein a Singer?
Yes, Samantha was a singer. She also appeared with the garage rock band Killer Virgins as a singer and guitarist.
What was Samantha Weinstein’s Height?
Weinstein’s height was 5 feet and 4 inches and her body weight was 55 kg. 34-26-34 inches was her body measurement. Samantha had blue colored eyes and her hair was blonde.
Was Samantha Weinstein bald?
Yes, Weinstan was bald at the time of her marriage. Due to chemotherapy, her hair started falling and she decided to get bald.
What type of cancer did Samantha Weinstein have?
She had ovarian cancer. After suffering for 2 years she left this universe on May 14, 2023.