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Sam Shepard


Sam Shepard was born Samuel Shepard Rogers in Fort Sheridan, Illinois, to Jane Elaine (Schook), a teacher, and Samuel Shepard Rogers, a teacher and farmer who was also in the army. As the eldest son of a US Army officer (and WWII bomber pilot), Shepard spent his early childhood moving from base to base around the US until finally settling in ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Ithaca (post-production)
Willie Grogan
 2014 Cold in July
Russel
 2013 Savannah
Mr. Stubbs
 2012 Mud
Tom
 2012 Killing Them Softly
Dillon
 2012 Darling Companion
Sheriff Morris
 2011 Blackthorn
James
 2010/I Fair Game
Sam Plame
 2008 Felon
Gordon
 2008 The Accidental Husband
Wilder
 2006 Charlotte's Web
Narrator (voice)
 2006/I The Return
Ed Mills
 2006 Walker Payne
Syrus
 2006 Bandidas
Bill Buck
 2005 Don't Come Knocking
Howard Spence
 2003 Blind Horizon
Sheriff Jack Kolb
 2002 Leo
Vic
 2000 All the Pretty Horses
J.C. Franklin
 2000 Hamlet
Ghost
 1998 It All Came True
Will Dodge
 1997 The Only Thrill
Reece McHenry
 1994 Safe Passage
Patrick Singer
 1993 The Pelican Brief
Thomas Callahan
 1992 Thunderheart
Frank Coutelle
 1991 Defenseless
Det. Beutel
 1991 Voyager
Walter Faber
 1990 Bright Angel
Jack
 1986 Crimes of the Heart
Doc Porter
 1985 Fool for Love
Eddie
 1984 Country
Gil Ivy
 1984 Paris, Texas (unconfirmed)
 1982 Frances
Harry York
 1981 Raggedy Man
Bailey
 1980 Resurrection
Cal
 1978 Renaldo and Clara
Rodeo
 1970 Brand X
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His play, "Buried Child", was performed at the Shattered Globe Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Maury Cooper in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Holy Modal Rounders

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on working in films] "It's all about narcissism. Terrence Malick called it 'sanctioned vanity'. Everything is attended to. Would you like some Perrier? Anything we can do? May we throw ourselves on the ground in front of you? This unbelievable barrage of indulgence". See more »

Trivia:

Lived in England between 1971 and 1973. See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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