Samuel J. "Sam" Slovick (born June 23, 1958) is an American actor, musician, and writer.
Slovick grew up in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He currently lives in Topanga, California.
As an actor, he appeared in the movies Red Dawn (1984) and Home for the Holidays (1995), and the TV series Fame. As a singer-songwriter, he was part of the group Louie Says.
Slovick has written for Whole Life Times, LA Yoga magazine, and Good Magazine. His work on Skid Row, Los Angeles for LA Weekly won a 2007 prize at The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, was submitted for a Pulitzer Prize, and was made into a documentary. In 2008, Slovick wrote a sexually graphic review of immigrant LGBT bar The Silver Platter near MacArthur Park. The review led to protests; it was later removed and Slovick apologized.
His recent work for Mission and State includes The People vs. Brian Tacadena and Sacred Monsters. He also recently released a documentary series for Participant Media's Take Part, Scenes From The New Revolution and an essay on political resistance for SLAKE literary journal.
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