Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard

Actor

BIO

Sam Shepard (born November 5, 1943) is an American playwright, actor, and television and film director. He is author of several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs, and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child. Shepard was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of pilot Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff (1983). Description above from the Wikipedia article Sam Shepard, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Birthday

Nov. 5, 1943

Place of birth

Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA

Known for

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Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Documentary looking back at the career of the popular character actor Harry Dean Stanton, featuri... Read more

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Kurosawa

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Patti Smith: Dream of Life

An intimate portrait of poet, painter, musician and singer Patti Smith that mirrors the essence o... Read more

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Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Film on Terrence Malick

Rosy-Fingered Dawn is a film on Terrence Malick. It is about the making of BADLANDS, DAYS OF HEAV... Read more

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Shepard & Dark

Shepard & Dark is the remarkable story of a friendship in letters. Read more