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‘Carrie’ remake actress dies at 28 – The Hollywood Reporter


Samantha Weinstein, a Canadian actress from childhood who played high school student Heather in the 2013 remake curry, He died. She was 28 years old.

Weinstein died on May 14 at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto after battling ovarian cancer for more than two and a half years. James Cramond, her agent at Noble Kaplan Abrams in Toronto, said Weinstein did her last animated voice-over session on May 4.

“Soldier to the end. We all miss her terribly,” said Cramond. Hollywood Reporter Thursday.

A photo was posted to Weinstein’s Instagram page, with the caption: “After two and a half years of cancer treatment, a life of flying around the world, voicing a slew of cartoon animals, making music, and knowing more about life than most people ever will.” She’s on her next adventure.”

Born March 20, 1995, in Toronto, Weinstein had a breakout role playing a young girl, Josephine, in the short film big girl, which won Best Canadian Short Film at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival and was awarded Best Female Performance by a 10-Year-Old ACTRA the same year.

She also played the role of Brooke in the independent drama ruling era The Younger Hagar in Margaret Lawrence quote The stone angel A novel by director Kari Skogland, which also stars Ellen Burstyn and Dylan Baker.

Weinstein’s television credits include guest roles on Being Erica is, well, less than kind, brassy And darknet, From director Vincenzo Natali. She has also done extensive voice work, including on animated series.

Weinstein made a name as the lead singer, songwriter and lead guitarist for the Toronto garage rock band Killer Virgins.

Weinstein is survived by sister Sabrina, husband Michael Knutson and parents David and Jojo Weinstein.

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