Sam is of Caucasian descent.
Sam has said that he occasionally will be asked if he is the man who played one of his roles on a soap but generally goes unnoticed.
Sam left Another World because he felt that daytime dramas offered "no dignity."
Sam stands at 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 m.
Sam was married to Suzanne Rogers from 1980 to 1982. They had no children.
Sam now teaches acting at HB Studios in New York.
Sam was married to Kathleen Sullivan from 1962 to 1974. They had three children: a daughter born in 1963 and two sons, Patrick in 1965 and Christopher in 1968.
Married Lila Hart and Cass Winthrop on the final episode of the long-running NBC soap Another World.