How old was Samantha Weinstein when she was diagnosed with Cancer?

Canadian actress, Samantha Weinstein was 25 years old when she was diagnosed with cancer in 2021. She lost the battle after just one and a half years on May 14, 2023. She died at age 28.

After two and a half years of cancer treatment, and a lifetime of jet-setting around the world, voicing a plethora of cartoon animals, making music, and knowing more about life than most people ever will, she is off on her next adventure,” a statement by the family read.

Born on March 20, 1995, she began her professional acting career when she was just 6 years old.  By 13 years old, she had appeared in several movies and tv shows including Siblings, Big Girl, and Ninth Street Chronicles. The Stone Angle, Toronto Stories, and more

She won an ACTRA Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female in 2006 for her role in Big Girl. She was the youngest actress to ever win the award during that period.