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Samuel Whitehill has been awarded Best Supporting Actor in a Short Film at the 2020 Nice (France) International film Festival, for his role as a religiously inspired homeless man in Michael Boston's "Jesus Rides a Harley." In 2019 he was nominated Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Short Film at the I See You Awards in Detroit for his role as owner of a racially segregated diner in postwar South Carolina in Marcellus Cox's "Rolling in the Deep" (2017). This film has been broadcast on TV for three years on "African American Short Films" and can also be seen on Shorts TV. He is also the recipient of eight ensemble awards for his work in films by both of these filmmakers.A retired lawyer from Texas via Washington, DC, Whitehill has played principal roles in almost 200 films, TV shows, music videos and commercials. His roles have included unsavory characters such as white racists, pedophiles and Old West villains, along with lawyers, politicians, doctors, psychologists, clergy, businessmen, and comic roles such as annoying landlords, eccentric dads, sidekicks, washed-out actors, has-been TV hosts. On "To Tell the Truth" he impersonated the police officer who chased OJ Simpson, and has played a number of improvisation roles on other shows, such as Courtroom TV and Selling Mega MansionsSince June 2015 he has been studying dramatic acting with veteran character actor Steve Eastin at the Eastin Studio, in Toluca Lake and Burbank, CA, and recently as been studying with film director Jon Swanbeck. He as also studied voice-over acting with Brian Cutler andHe Speaks English, Spanish and Hebrew and has published four books of original Hebrew poetry in Israel, where he is known as as Robert Whitehill-Bashan. He has also translated the works of Israeli authors into English and poetry by Walt Whitman into Hebrew. He has he worked as a French-to-English translator for one film, and has a near-working knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.Whitehill is married, has four adult children and seven grandchildren and lives in Los Angeles County.
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