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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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  The Heart (pre-production) (rumored)
 2015 Mr. Right (filming)
Mr. Right / Francis
 2014 Laggies
Craig
 2013 Trust Me
Aldo
 2013 A Single Shot
John Moon
 2011 The Sitter
Karl
 2010 Pete Smalls Is Dead (scenes deleted)
 2010 F--K (Short)
Sam
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos
Bronco / Brutus
 2009 G-Force
Darwin (voice)
 2009 Moon
Sam Bell
 2008 Woman in Burka (Short)
Sam
 2005 Robin's Big Date (Short)
The Bat-man
 2005 The F Word
Jeremy
 2002 Running Time (Short)
The Hunted
 2002 13 Moons
Rick
 2001 D.C. Smalls (Short)
Karaoke Singer
 2001 Pretzel
Sam
 2001 Heist
Jimmy Silk
 2001 Made
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 2001 BigLove (Short)
Nate
 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
 1996 Bad Liver & a Broken Heart (Short)
Broken Heart
 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:

He acted in Martin McDonagh's play, "A Behanding in Spokane," at the Gerald Schoendfelt Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Christopher Walken, Anthony Mackie, and Zoe Kazan in the cast. John Crowley was director. See more »

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

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Safe Men (1998) was exhausting, although I had a great time on it. I have a special place in my heart for Safe Men. That was a true independent film, in a budget sense. There were no trailers. Steve [Steve Zahn] and I were hanging out. It was guerrilla filmmaking. But we had a blast. And such good actors. For such a low budget, we had top rate actors, Michael Lerner, Harvey Fierstein. Steve Zahn,... See more »

Trivia:

To memorize lines, he says he dictates them into a tape recorder in a monotone, so he won't get used to any inflection before he's had a chance to consider which speech pattern would be appropriate for the character. See more »

Trademark:

Roles in low budget Independent Films See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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