Entertainment Joseph Wayne Miller dies: Salami Sam in ‘Heavy Weights' was 36

22:01  10 january  2018
22:01  10 january  2018 Source:   Deadline

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Joseph Wayne Miller , who played Salami Sam in the classic ’90s Disney movie “Heavyweights,” has passed away at the age of 36 , TMZ reports. Miller played Salami Sam in the comedy film, which centered on a weight loss camp for children called Camp Hope.

"Heavyweights" actor Joseph Wayne Miller , who played Salami Sam in the '90s hit has died Joe 's character, Salami Sam , was one of the campers at Camp Hope a weight loss camp for kids. Miller was 36 .

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Joseph Wayne Miller, the former child actor whose sole notable role was as the splash-making “Salami” Sam in Disney’s Judd Apatow-penned 1995 fat camp comedy Heavy Weights, has died in Chicago. He was 36.

“When we made ‘Heavyweights’ being around Joe Miller was pure joy,” Judd Apatow, who co-wrote and produced the film, said in a statement Wednesday. “We could not have loved spending time with him more. He made everyone around him so happy. What a terrible loss.”

Miller is shown at far right in the cast photo above, next to Kenan Thompson.

“Rest in peace, buddy,” Heavy Weights co-star, actor Aaron Schwartz, posted on Instagram. “Salami Sam is my spirit animal.”

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Heavyweights actor Joseph Wayne Miller has died at 36 , TMZ reports. Miller played Camp Hope camper Salami Sam in the 1995 Disney flick, which also The film followed a group of overweight kids who were lured into the facade of a summer camp that promised quick weight loss and fun, only to

CHICAGO — Actor Joseph Wayne Miller , who played camper Salami Sam in the ’90s hit movie “Heavyweights,” died Tuesday in Chicago at 36 , TMZ reports. The classic film about a weight loss camp for kids co-written by Judd Apatow and director Steven Brill also starred Ben Stiller as the

Rest In Peace buddy

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