Samantha Gail Weinstein was a Canadian actress. On March 20, 1995, Samantha Gail Weinstein was born in Toronto, Ontario. At the age of six, she started a professional acting career.
She made appearances in the movies Siblings in 2004, Big Girl in 2005, Ninth Street Chronicles in 2006, The Stone Angel in 2007, and Toronto Stories in 2008 by the time she was thirteen years old. She was the youngest performer to ever win an ACTRA Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female in 2006 for her work in Big Girl.
Additionally, she was a singer and guitarist in the garage rock band Killer Virgins. She was also a prolific voice actress who continued to work in cartoons up to the last few weeks before her death.
At the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Ontario, on May 14, 2023, Weinstein passed away at the age of 28 from ovarian cancer. Weinstein had come out as non-binary before she passed away.
Samantha’s dad David Weinstein confirmed her death in a statement to USA TODAY on Thursday.
“We’re overwhelmed with the outpouring of tributes to Samantha,” he said. “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.”
He also shared that the photos posted on Samantha’s unverified Instagram on May 15 were created by the actor herself to be used in her farewell post. The photos show her smiling and floating among the cosmos.
“After two and a half years of cancer treatment, and a lifetime of jet setting around the world, voicing a plethora of cartoon animals, making music, and knowing more about life than most people ever will, she is off on her next adventure,” the post reads.
What is Samantha Weinstein net worth?
Before his death, Samantha Weinstein had a net worth is $5 Million. The actor who starred in the 2013 remake of “Carrie” and voiced roles in several cartoons died at the age of 28.