Sam Shepard

Known For
Acting

Popular
7.052

Birthday
1943-11-05

Place of Birth
Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA

Also Known As

  • Samuel Shepard Rogers

Sam Shepard

Biography

Sam Shepard (November 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017) was 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

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