Samantha Weinstein Wiki – Samantha Weinstein Biography
Samantha Weinstein, the Carrie actress, died at the age of 28 after a two-and-a-half-year struggle with ovarian cancer. Her death on May 14 was confirmed to Global News Canada by the star’s father David Weinstein who paid an emotional tribute to the Canadian star. He said: ‘Sam was actually a living embodiment of a sunbeam.
And I know that sounds really dramatic, but people are really serious when they say that. Her infectious, positive attitude actually changed the way other people live.’ Samantha’s loved ones also posted two beautiful photos of the star posing against a celestial background – as they announced her passing.
Samantha Weinstein was 28 years old.
Samantha Weinstein Death
Sam died on May 14th, at 11:25 a.m., at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, surrounded by her loved ones. She is off on her next adventure after two and a half years of cancer treatment and a career of jet-setting across the world, voicing a multitude of cartoon animals, composing music, and understanding more about life than most people will ever know.
Samantha Weinstein Career
Samantha was known for playing high school student Heather in the Carrie remake in 2013 – alongside stars Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore. She also had roles in children’s cartoons Gerald McBoing Boing and Babar and the Adventures of Badou.
She broke through into acting aged just 10 years old in 2005’s Big Girl where she played Josephine – a role which made her the youngest-ever winner of an ACTRA Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female in 2006. Samantha’s final Instagram post came on May 1 – which showed the actress enjoying her honeymoon with her new husband Michael Knutson. She wed Michael in a romantic ceremony in October 2022.