Samantha Weinstein is an actress and musician who starred in 2013. Carrie A remake with Chloë Grace Moretz, she died of cancer at the age of 28.
The star’s family announced the news on Instagram earlier this month, announcing that Weinstein died “with loved ones at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto” on Sunday, May 14.
“After two and a half years of treatment for cancer and a lifetime of jetting around the world, voicing multiple cartoon animals, making music, and learning more about life than most people will ever know, she embarks on her next adventure,” they captioned.
Weinstein’s costar in the Netflix series Nickname Grace “Sam was such a bright light. It was a privilege to know him.”
The actress married her husband, Michael Knutson, on October 29, 2022, which she called “the best day of my life” in an Instagram post: “I married Michael Knutson, my best friend, accomplice, and love of my life. Here is just a snapshot of the best day ever. ”
Weinstein also shared footage of their first dance. Star warsThemed choreography inspired by one of their inside jokes when they started dating during the pandemic.
“When Michael and I started text-dating after a socially distanced epidemic date, we started planning our wedding,” she wrote. “I said let’s have a lightsaber duel instead of the first dance. After 20 months, 10 sessions of chemotherapy and a lifetime of memories, here we are.”
Open about her health experiences, Weinstein had “emergency surgery to remove a large cyst that had engulfed one of my ovaries” in January 2021. last 3 months.”
She added that she documented her cancer journey, adding, “I firmly believe that media representation is important and cancer treatment is no different. Cancer can affect anyone – I am living proof of that. Cancer sees me going through it, maybe it gives them some strength too. While there are no guarantees in life, my outcome is very good and “I have every chance to live a long, healthy life after treatment. Chemotherapy will be my hardest journey yet, but it will make me stronger than I’ve ever been.”
Weinstein wrote an article in July 2022 about his cancer diagnosis and coming out as non-binary.
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In it, he wrote: “Covering with cancer was the worst thing that ever happened to me, but in the weirdest ways it was also the best thing. I’m still living with cancer and living with my family since the future is uncertain. (on the bright side, we’ve never been this close!) In my dream career I continue to work as a voice actor. I have more love in my life and for myself than I could ever imagine, and I see it every day. As a gift.”
According to the Canadian actress’s biography on Penguin Random House’s website, she has also used her voice-over talents for reading audiobooks and in roles in animated series. DNAs. He started acting at age 6, had a garage-rock band called the Killer Virgins, and “does martial arts and plays electric guitar in his spare time.”
Except for playing Heather, one of Carrie White’s high school classmates, in the 2013 Stephen King adaptation CarrieWeinstein’s other films include: Ghost (2013) and Jesus Henry Christ (2011).