Sam Flint (born Samuel A. Ethridge; October 19, 1882 – October 17, 1980) was an American actor.

Sam Flint
Sam Flint in The Monster Maker (1944) 2.jpg
Flint in The Monster Maker (1944)
Samuel A. Ethridge

(1882-10-19)October 19, 1882
DiedOctober 17, 1980(1980-10-17) (aged 97)
Years active1933–1968
Spouse(s)Ella Ethridge
(m. 19??)

Flint appeared in more than 230 films, often as a "judge, lawyer, military officer, senator, sheriff, chief of police, or doctor."[1]

Flint was married to actress Ella Ethridge, whom he met after she watched him in a play in Galveston, Texas. Later they had an agreement: "Neither will accept a part with any company unless the contract includes the other."[2]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Landesman, Fred (2015). The John Wayne Filmography. McFarland. p. 201. ISBN 978-1-4766-0922-5. Retrieved February 18, 2020.
  2. ^ Monahan, Kaspar (October 9, 1932). "The Show Shops". The Pittsburgh Press. Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh. p. 31. Retrieved November 9, 2018 – via  
  3. ^ Hal Erickson. "Sam Flint". AllMovie. Retrieved October 19, 2018.

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