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  • Sam Shepard

    Born on November 5, 1943 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois

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August: Osage County (2013)

Sam Shepard as "Beverly Weston"

The death and funeral of their father brings three sisters to the home of their mother, Violet (Meryl Streep), an acid-tongued, pill-popping cancer patient. Daughters Barbara (Julia Roberts), Karen (Juliette Lewis) and Ivy (Julianne Nicholson) -- along with their significant others and various other kin -- take the full brunt of their dysfunctional matriarch's venom, for Violet tells every one of them exactly what she thinks of them. Based on the play by Tracy Letts.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Sam Shepard in the news

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Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan Are Reuniting for 'Ithaca'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jan 30th 2014, 11:15AM

Jan 30th 2014, 11:15AM

'The Right Stuff' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Oct 8th 2013, 11:00AM

Oct 8th 2013, 11:00AM

Butch Cassidy: Back From the Dead?

Posted by
Mike Scalise on Mar 24th 2010, 7:45AM

Mar 24th 2010, 7:45AM

Sam Shepard and Rosanna Arquette Are On the 'Run'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jul 9th 2008, 3:35PM

Jul 9th 2008, 3:35PM

Review: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Sep 21st 2007, 7:02AM

Sep 21st 2007, 7:02AM

Sam Shepard Is On His Way To Heaven

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Oct 19th 2006, 9:30AM

Oct 19th 2006, 9:30AM

New On DVD - Date Movie, Freedomland, Winter Passing

Posted by
Robert Newton on May 30th 2006, 10:31AM

May 30th 2006, 10:31AM

Tribeca Review: Walker Payne

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Apr 28th 2006, 6:05AM

Apr 28th 2006, 6:05AM

Trailer Park: Running from our problems

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jan 12th 2006, 4:08PM

Jan 12th 2006, 4:08PM

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