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Sam Shepard is an American actor, playwright, and television and movie director that has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars. The American actor is famous for his Academy Award nominated performance as Chuck Yeager in the 1983 movie “The Right Stuff”. Shepard moved to nyc after high school and immediately immersed himself in the theatre scene. Himself won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play “Buried Child”. Shepard’s earliest acting success goes back to 1978 when himself was cast as the handsome property baron in Terrence Malick’s “Days of Heaven”. In 1996 his Pulitzer winning play “Buried Child” was given the Tony Award for Best Play.

Sam Shepard Net Worth $8 Million Dollars

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 5, 1943
Death date: April 6, 1970, Columbus, Ohio, United States
Birth place: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, U.S.
Height:6' 2" (1.88 m)
Profession:Playwright
Education:Duarte High School, Mt. San Antonio College
Nationality:American
Partner:Jessica Lange
Spouse:O-Lan Jones (m. 1969–1984)
Children:Hannah Jane Shepard, Samuel Walker Shepard, Jesse Mojo Shepard
Parents:Samuel Shepard Rogers, Jr., Jane Elaine Schook
Siblings:Roxanne Rogers, Sandy Rogers
Awards:Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, Obie Award for Best New American Play, Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, Obie Award for Direction, Obie Award for Playwriting, American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Drama, Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, Obie Award for Distinguished Plays, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play
Nominations:Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Tony Award for Best Play, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Virgin Atlantic Best New Play, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Broadway Play, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play
Movies:Blackthorn, The Right Stuff, Days of Heaven, Black Hawk Down, August: Osage County, Mud, Don't Come Knocking, Paris, Texas, Cold in July, Thunderheart, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Notebook, Baby Boom, Midnight Special, Safe House, Out of the Furnace, The Pelican Brief, Steel Magnolias, Killing Them Softly, Bandidas, Stealth, Fair Game, Raggedy Man, Swordfish, Darling Companion, The Accidental Husband, All the Pretty Horses, The Pledge, The Only Thrill, Snow Falling on Cedars, Voyager, Silent Tongue, Crimes of the Heart, Dash and Lilly, Renaldo and Clara, Felon, Zabriskie Point, Charlotte's Web, Ithaca, Blind Horizon, The Good Old Boys, Defenseless, Safe Passage, Hamlet, Curtain Call, One Kill, Walker Payne, Me and My Brother, After the Harvest, Brothers, Fool for Love
TV shows:Streets of Laredo, Bloodline
Books:Motel chronicles ; &, Hawk moon
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1He played Ethan Hawke's father in both Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) and Hamlet (2000).
2His play, "Simpatico" at the A Red Orchid Theater in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2013 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Midsize Play Production.
3His sister Sandy Rogers is a composer and a musician.
4His sister Roxanne Rogers, a stage director, graduated in 1978 from Antioch.
5He's the oldest of three children. Has two sisters named Sandy Rogers and Roxanne Rogers.
6Worked in a ranch in Chino between 1958 and 1960.
7Moved to New York in 1963.
8Was a member of the rock band Holy Modal Rounders (1968-1971).
9Plays drums and guitar.
10Lived in England between 1971 and 1973.
11He rodeo-ed in E.M. Fredric's hometown, Salinas, California. "Steinbeck" country.
12Son of Jane Elaine (Schook) Rogers (b. 1917) and Samuel Shepard Rogers (died in 1984), both teachers.
13He did the rodeo circuit, riding broncs and bulls.
14Collaborated with Bob Dylan in writing the song "Brownsville Girl," which appeared on Dylan's 1986 album "Knocked Out Loaded." The eleven-minute song is considered by many to be a bright spot in what was otherwise a creative drought for Dylan from the late seventies to the early nineties.
15By the time he was 30, he had already written 30 produced plays in New York.
16Born in Illinois and grew up in California.
17Has twice been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as author of a Best Play nominee: in 1996 for "Buried Child" and in 2000 for "True West."
18Lived with Jessica Lange and their children outside of Stillwater, Minnesota.
19He wrote the 1971 play "Cowboy Mouth" with girlfriend Patti Smith and played in the very first production the role of Slim (with Smith in the role of Cavale). It is the only time he has played one of his own characters. Just before the second night's performance, Shepard was so disturbed about the experience of playing Slim, he abandoned the role without a word to anyone and left town. He has always had a fear of live audiences.
20Was the drummer for late 1960s bands "Lothar and the Hand People" and "The Holy Modal Rounders" per a short interview in the August, 1970 issue of Playboy (the former confirmed by the interviewer, who was at the Astor Place Theater in NYC to see a twin-bill of the then-26-year-old Shepard's plays, "The Unseen Hand" and "Forensic and the Navigators") and encountered Shepard drumming away in the lobby with Lothar et al.
21Has a son named Jesse Mojo Shepard (May 1970) from his marriage to O-Lan Jones and two children, Hannah Jane Shepard (January 13, 1986) and Samuel Walker Shepard (June 14, 1987), from his longtime relationship with Jessica Lange.
22Suffers from fear of flying.
23Lived with Jessica Lange from 1982 to 2009.
24Won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Buried Child" and was nominated for the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "True West" and the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Fool for Love".


Quotes

#Quote
1[on Harry Dean Stanton] He is one of those actors who knows that his face is the story.
2I didn't go out of my way to get into this movie stuff. I think of myself as a writer.
3It's one of the great tragedies of our contemporary life in America, that families fall apart. Almost everybody has that in common.
4You're still much more afraid of the audience, and yet, on the other hand, you desperately want to plunge into new territory. So every once in a while, the opportunity to make this leap gets handed to you. It's like jumping into cold water.
5Hollywood is geared toward teenage idiocy.
6I'm not in demand. I'm all washed up.
7There are places where writing is acting and acting is writing. I'm not so interested in the divisions. I'm interested in the way things cross over.
8Don't you find it kind of self-indulgent for actors to go around writing parts for themselves?
9I was different on drugs - crystal Methedrine, which had more of an edge. When you walked down the street, your heels made sparks.
10[on working in films] "It's all about narcissism. Terrence Malick called it 'sanctioned vanity'. Everything is attended to. Would you like some Perrier? Anything we can do? May we throw ourselves on the ground in front of you? This unbelievable barrage of indulgence".
11"The people the critics write for aren't important to me. As far as I'm concerned, Broadway just doesn't exist." Quoted in the August, 1970 issue of Playboy (page 19).
12Personality is everything that's false in a human, everything that's been added on to him and contrived.
13Collaboration - that's the word producers use. That means, don't forget to kiss ass from beginning to end.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Robert Altman AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsMud (2012)· Jeff Nichols (director)
· Francine Maisler (castind director)
· Joe Don Baker (ensemble cast)
· Jacob Lofland (ensemble cast)
· Matthew McConaughey (ensemble cast)
· Ray McKinnon (ensemble cast)
· Sarah Paulson (ensemble cast)
· Michael Shannon (ensemble cast)
· Tye Sheridan (ensemble cast)
· Paul Sparks (ensemble cast)
· Bonnie Sturdivant (ensemble cast)
· Reese Witherspoon (ensemble cast)
2013Capri Ensemble Cast AwardCapri, HollywoodAugust: Osage County (2013)· Abigail Breslin
· Chris Cooper
· Juliette Lewis
· Margo Martindale
· Ewan McGregor
· Dermot Mulroney
· Julianne Nicholson
· Julia Roberts
· Meryl Streep
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Misty Upham
2013Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsEnsemble of the YearAugust: Osage County (2013)· Meryl Streep
· Julia Roberts
· Ewan McGregor
· Chris Cooper
· Abigail Breslin
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Juliette Lewis
· Margo Martindale
· Dermot Mulroney
· Julianne Nicholson
· Misty Upham
2013NFCS AwardNevada Film Critics SocietyBest Ensemble CastAugust: Osage County (2013)· Abigail Breslin
· Chris Cooper
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Juliette Lewis
· Margo Martindale
· Ewan McGregor
· Dermot Mulroney
· Julianne Nicholson
· Julia Roberts
· Meryl Streep
· Misty Upham
2000Bronze WranglerWestern Heritage AwardsTelevision Feature FilmPurgatory (1999)· David A. Rosemont (executive producer)
· Daniel Schneider (producer)
· Uli Edel (director)
· Gordon T. Dawson (writer)
· Randy Quaid (actor)
· Eric Roberts (actor)
· Brad Rowe (actor)
1997Lone Star Film & Television AwardLone Star Film & Television AwardsBest TV Supporting ActorHallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastAugust: Osage County (2013)· Meryl Streep
· Julia Roberts
· Abigail Breslin
· Dermot Mulroney
· Ewan McGregor
· Margo Martindale
· Chris Cooper
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Julianne Nicholson
· Misty Upham
· Juliette Lewis
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureAugust: Osage County (2013)· Abigail Breslin
· Chris Cooper
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Juliette Lewis
· Margo Martindale
· Ewan McGregor
· Dermot Mulroney
· Julianne Nicholson
· Julia Roberts
· Meryl Streep
· Misty Upham
2014Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest Ensemble CastAugust: Osage County (2013)· Meryl Streep
· Julia Roberts
· Abigail Breslin
· Ewan McGregor
· Juliette Lewis
· Julianne Nicholson
· Dermot Mulroney
· Margo Martindale
· Chris Cooper
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Misty Upham
2013PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting EnsembleAugust: Osage County (2013)· Meryl Streep
· Julia Roberts
· Margo Martindale
· Abigail Breslin
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Chris Cooper
· Julianne Nicholson
· Misty Upham
· Juliette Lewis
· Ewan McGregor
· Dermot Mulroney
2013WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleAugust: Osage County (2013)· Meryl Streep
· Julia Roberts
· Abigail Breslin
· Margo Martindale
· Chris Cooper
· Juliette Lewis
· Julianne Nicholson
· Benedict Cumberbatch
· Ewan McGregor
· Dermot Mulroney
· Misty Upham
2012CEC AwardCinema Writers Circle Awards, SpainBest Actor (Mejor Actor)Blackthorn (2011)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesRuffian (2007)
2002PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting EnsembleBlack Hawk Down (2001)· Eric Bana
· Ewen Bremner
· William Fichtner
· Josh Hartnett
· Jason Isaacs
· Ewan McGregor
· Tom Sizemore
2000Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionDash and Lilly (1999)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieDash and Lilly (1999)
1993Tokyo Grand PrixTokyo International Film FestivalSilent Tongue (1993)
1985BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Screenplay - AdaptedParis, Texas (1984)
1984OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RoleThe Right Stuff (1983)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
You Were Never Here2017post-productionPaul Stark
In Dubious Battle2016Mr. Anderson
Bloodline2015-2016TV SeriesRobert Rayburn
Midnight Special2016Calvin Meyer
Ithaca2015Willie Grogan
Klondike2014TV Mini-SeriesFather Judge
Cold in July2014Russel
Out of the Furnace2013Gerald 'Red' Baze
August: Osage County2013Beverly Weston
Savannah2013Mr. Stubbs
Mud2012Tom
Killing Them Softly2012Dillon
Safe House2012Harlan Whitford
Darling Companion2012Sheriff Morris
Blackthorn2011James
Tough Trade2010TV Movie
Inhale2010James Harrison
Fair Game2010/ISam Plame
Brothers2009/IHank Cahill
Felon2008Gordon
The Accidental Husband2008Wilder
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford2007Frank James
Ruffian2007TV MovieFrank Whiteley
Charlotte's Web2006The Narrator (voice)
The Return2006/IEd Mills
Walker Payne2006Syrus
Bandidas2006Bill Buck
Stealth2005Capt. George Cummings
Don't Come Knocking2005Howard Spence
The Notebook2004Frank Calhoun
Blind Horizon2003Sheriff Jack Kolb
Leo2002Vic
Black Hawk Down2001Garrison
Shot in the Heart2001TV MovieFrank Gilmore, Sr.
Swordfish2001Senator Reisman
After the Harvest2001TV MovieCaleb Gare
The Pledge2001/IEric Pollack
All the Pretty Horses2000J.C. Franklin
Great Performances2000TV SeriesNarrator
One Kill2000TV MovieMaj. Nelson Gray
Hamlet2000Ghost
Snow Falling on Cedars1999Arthur Chambers
Streets of Laredo1999TV Mini-SeriesPea Eye Pea Eye Parker
Dash and Lilly1999TV MovieDashiell Hammett
Purgatory1999TV MovieSheriff Forrest / Wild Bill Hickock
It All Came True1998Will Dodge
The Only Thrill1997Reece McHenry
Lily Dale1996TV MoviePete Davenport
The Good Old Boys1995TV MovieTarnell
Safe Passage1994Patrick Singer
The Pelican Brief1993Thomas Callahan
Thunderheart1992Frank Coutelle
Defenseless1991Det. Beutel
Voyager1991Walter Faber
Bright Angel1990Jack
Steel Magnolias1989Spud Jones
Baby Boom1987Dr. Jeff Cooper
Crimes of the Heart1986Doc Porter
Fool for Love1985Eddie
Country1984Gil Ivy
Paris, Texas1984unconfirmed
The Right Stuff1983Chuck Yeager
Frances1982Harry York
Raggedy Man1981Bailey
Resurrection1980Cal
Days of Heaven1978The Farmer
Renaldo and Clara1978Rodeo
Brand X1970

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fool for Love2015Short
Fool for Love2007Short writer
Don't Come Knocking2005screenplay / story
See You in My Dreams2004TV Movie from stories in Cruising Paradise and Motel Chronicles
True West2002TV Movie play
Simpatico1999original play
Pazzo d'amore1996TV Movie play
O Verdadeiro Oeste1995TV Movie play
Curse of the Starving Class1994from the stage play by
Silent Tongue1993writer
Loucos Por Amor1991TV Movie play
Autèntic oest1991TV Movie play
Far North1988written by
Den sultende klasses forbannelse1986TV Movie
Fool for Love1985play / screenplay
Paris, Texas1984written by
American Playhouse1984TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tongues1982Video short
Savage/Love1981Short
Renaldo and Clara1978writer
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1974TV Series 1 episode
Oh! Calcutta!1972contributions
Zabriskie Point1970screenplay
Me and My Brother1969writer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blackthorn2011"Take Your Burden to the Lord" / performer: "Ain't No Grave", "Sam Hall", "Take Your Burden to the Lord", "Wayfaring Stranger"
Don't Come Knocking2005writer: "God's in the Kitchen"
Shabatot VeHagim2003TV Series performer - 1 episode

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Silent Tongue1993
Far North1988

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All Things Shining2012inspirational thanks
Loot2008Documentary thanks
Fitzcarraldo1982special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
California Typewriter2016DocumentaryHimself
Gold Rush: The Dirt2014TV SeriesHimself
Mud: Southern Authenticity: Shooting the Real Arkansas2013ShortHimself
A Personal Tale: Writing and Directing MUD2013Video shortHimself
The Arkansas Ensemble the Distinctive Characters and Cast of Mud2013ShortHimself
The Presence of Joseph Chaikin2012Documentary
Shepard & Dark2012Documentary
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction2012DocumentaryHimself
Jim Sheridan: Film and Family2010Video shortHimself
Re-Made in the USA: How Brodre Became Brothers2010Video shortHimself
Play On, John: A Life in Music2009DocumentaryNarrator
P.O.V.2009TV Series documentary
One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur2008DocumentaryHimself
Patti Smith: Dream of Life2008DocumentaryHimself
Wanderlust2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Holy Modal Rounders: Bound to Lose2006DocumentaryHimself
Going Places2006DocumentaryHimself
Harnessing Speed2005Video documentaryHimself
Trudell2005DocumentaryHimself
Joe Chaikin's Life in the Theatre2004Video documentaryHimself
This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs the Late Henry Moss2003DocumentaryHimself
The Essence of Combat: Making 'Black Hawk Down'2002Video documentaryHimself
Rosy-Fingered Dawn: a Film on Terrence Malick2002DocumentaryHimself
Swordfish: In Conversation2001Video documentary shortHimself
Spotlight on Location: Snow Falling on Cedars2000TV Movie documentaryHimself / Interviewee
Great Performances1998TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Arena1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Cinefile: Made in the USA1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder1986TV Special documentaryHimself
The 58th Annual Academy Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Laugh-In1968TV SeriesHimself - Guest Performer

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