He is a friend and psychotherapist of Dr. Bruce Banner. He was romantically involved with Betty Ross while Banner was a fugitive.
Samson was in a meeting with Betty when Bruce returned to Culver University for the first time since the accident that turned him into the Hulk. Samson revealed Banner's location to General Ross because he feared that the Hulk could hurt her. In spite of his jealousy, he later realized that Betty had to help Bruce and that it had been a mistake to work with General Ross.
He is portryaed by Ty Burrell.