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Sam Shepard

Born on November 5, 1943 in Fort Sheridan, IL
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (for 1979's Buried Child), an Oscar-nominated actor, and a director and screenwriter to boot, multi-talented Sam Shepard has made a career of plumbing the darker depths of middle-American rural sensibilities and ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2013 Independent Spirit Awards Robert Altman Award Mud Won
2007 Screen Actors Guild Best Actor in a Telefilm or Miniseries Ruffian Nominated
1999 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Dash and Lilly Nominated
1983 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor The Right Stuff Nominated


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