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Sam Rockwell


Sam Rockwell was born on November 5, 1968, in San Mateo, California, the child of two actors, Pete Rockwell and Penny Hess. The family moved to New York when he was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old, his parents split up, at which point he and his father moved to San Francisco, where he ... See full bio »

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13 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moon
Moon Sam Bell
(2009)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(2005)
The Green Mile
The Green Mile 'Wild Bill' Wharton
(1999)

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 2017 The Adventures of Drunky (post-production)
Drunky (voice)
 2017 Blue Iguana (post-production)
Eddie
 2017/II Mute (post-production)
Sam Bell (rumored)
  The Best of Enemies (filming)
Claiborne Paul Ellis
 2017 Axis (voice)
 2015 Digging for Fire
Ray
 2014 Loitering with Intent
Wayne
 2014 Laggies
Craig
 2013 Trust Me
Aldo
 2011 The Sitter
Karl
 2010 Pete Smalls Is Dead (scenes deleted)
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos
Bronco / Brutus
 2009 G-Force
Darwin (voice)
 2009 Moon
Sam Bell
 2005 The F Word
Jeremy
 2002 13 Moons
Rick
 2001 Pretzel
Sam
 2001 Heist
Jimmy Silk
 2001 Made
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 2000 Charlie's Angels
Eric Knox / John McKenn
 1998 Celebrity
Darrow Entourage
 1998 Safe Men
Sam
 1998 Louis & Frank
Sam
 1998 Jerry and Tom
Jerry
 1997 Lawn Dogs
Trent
 1997 Arresting Gena
Sonny
 1996 Basquiat
Thug
 1995 Mercy
Matty
 1995 Glory Daze
Rob
 1995 Drunks
Tony
 1994 The Search for One-eye Jimmy
One-eye Jimmy
 1992 Jack and His Friends
Louie
 1992 Happy Hell Night
Young Henry Collins
 1992 Light Sleeper
Jealous
 1991 Strictly Business
Gary
 1989 Clownhouse
Randy
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Other Works:

Orphans: Phillip: Toured various shelters. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on what he would do if he wasn't an actor]: I have no skills. There's absolutely nothing I know how to do. So I'd be fucked otherwise. I'm very fortunate to be an actor. I know I'm very lucky to be doing this. And though I'm not sure where I'm going to end up -- whether it's in major films, independents, or theater work -- I'm just happy getting to do roles that are really juicy, meaningful and ... See more »

Trivia:

Filmed his scenes for Jarhead (2005) in one day. His scenes were later deleted. See more »

Trademark:

Mellow Drawling Voice See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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