Sam Shepard

5 Nov 1943

Actor, Writer, Director

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).

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Filmography (55 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Ithaca
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Willie Grogan)
(movie, 2016)
···Midnight Special
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Calvin Meyer)
(movie, 2014)
···Cold in July
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Russell)
(movie, 2014)
···Klondike
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Father Judge)
(movie, 2013)
···Out of the Furnace
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Gerald 'Red' Baze)
(movie, 2013)
···August: Osage County
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Beverly Weston)
(movie, 2013)
···Mud
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tom Blankenship)
(movie, 2013)
···Savannah
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. Stubbs)
(movie, 2012)
···Killing Them Softly
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dillon)
(movie, 2012)
···Safe House
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harlan Whitford)
(movie, 2011)
···Blackthorn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Role: Actor (as James)
(movie, 2010)
···Inhale
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as James Harrison)
(movie, 2009)
···Brothers
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Hank Cahill)
(movie, 2008)
···Felon
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Gordon)
(movie, 2008)
···The Accidental Husband
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Wilder Lloyd)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Frank James)
(movie, 2007)
···Ruffian
Genre: Drama, Sport, Biography
Role: Actor (as Frank Whiteley)
(movie, 2006)
···Charlotte's Web
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Narrator (voice))
(movie, 2006)
···Bandidas
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western, Crime
Role: Actor (as Bill Buck)
(movie, 2005)
···Stealth
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Capt. George Cummings)
(movie, 2005)
···Don't Come Knocking
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 2004)
···The Notebook
Genre: Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Calhoun)
(movie, 2003)
···Blind Horizon
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Jack Kolb)
(movie, 2002)
···Leo
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Vic)
(movie, 2001)
6.5Black Hawk Down
Genre: Action, History, War
Role: Actor (as Maj. Gen. William F. Garrison)
(movie, 2001)
···Swordfish
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Senator James Reisman)
(movie, 2001)
···The Pledge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Eric Pollack)
(movie, 2001)
···After the Harvest
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Caleb Gare)
(movie, 2000)
···All the Pretty Horses
Genre: Drama, Western, Romance
Role: Actor (as J.C. Franklin)
(movie, 2000)
···Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ghost)
(movie, 2000)
···One Kill
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Maj. Nelson Gray)
(movie, 1999)
···Snow Falling on Cedars
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Arthur Chambers)
(movie, 1999)
···Dash and Lilly
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dashiell Hammett)
(movie, 1999)
···Purgatory
Genre: Fantasy, Western
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Forrest · Wild Bill Hickock)
(movie, 1997)
···The Only Thrill
Genre: Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Reece McHenry)
(mini-series, 1995)
···Streets of Laredo
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Cpl. Pea Eye Parker)
(movie, 1995)
···The Good Old Boys
Genre: Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Tarnell)
(movie, 1994)
···Safe Passage
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Patrick Singer)
(movie, 1993)
···The Pelican Brief
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Thomas Callahan)
(movie, 1993)
···Silent Tongue
Genre: Western, Drama, Horror
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1992)
···Thunderheart
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank Coutelle)
(movie, 1991)
···Bright Angel
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack)
(movie, 1991)
···Defenseless
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Det. Beutel)
(movie, 1991)
···Homo Faber
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Walter Faber)
(movie, 1989)
7.5Steel Magnolias
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Spud Jones)
(movie, 1987)
···Baby Boom
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Dr. Jeff Cooper)
(movie, 1986)
···Crimes of the Heart
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Doc Porter)
(movie, 1985)
···Fool for Love
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Eddie)
(movie, 1984)
···Paris, Texas
Genre: Drama
Role: Writer
(movie, 1984)
···Country
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gil Ivy)
(movie, 1983)
···The Right Stuff
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Chuck Yeager)
(movie, 1982)
···Frances
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Harry York)
(movie, 1981)
···Raggedy Man
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Bailey)
(movie, 1978)
···Days of Heaven
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as The farmer)
(movie, 1970)
···Zabriskie Point
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Writer