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Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard

Born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA on 5th November 1943. Died in 2017 aged 73 years old.
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Sam Shepard was an actor with a career spanning 41 years, from 1978 to 2019, starting at the age of 35. His first film was Renaldo and Clara and his last film was Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Thriller genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese poster Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese 2019 2h 22m
In Dubious Battle poster In Dubious Battle 2016 1h 50m
Midnight Special poster Midnight Special 2016 1h 52m
Ithaca poster Ithaca 2015 1h 36m
Cold in July poster Cold in July 2014 1h 49m
Plex Channel
Paramount+ with Showtime
IFC Films Unlimited Apple TV Channel
August: Osage County poster August: Osage County 2013 2h 1m
Plex Channel
Out of the Furnace poster Out of the Furnace 2013 1h 56m
Mud poster Mud 2012 2h 10m
Plex Channel
Savannah poster Savannah 2013 1h 41m
Plex Channel
Killing Them Softly poster Killing Them Softly 2012 1h 37m
Darling Companion poster Darling Companion 2012 1h 43m
Safe House poster Safe House 2012 1h 55m
Inhale poster Inhale 2010 1h 40m
IFC Films Unlimited Apple TV Channel
Fair Game poster Fair Game 2010 1h 48m
Brothers poster Brothers 2009 1h 45m
Felon poster Felon 2008 1h 43m
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford poster The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2007 2h 40m
Ruffian poster Ruffian 2007 1h 29m
Charlotte's Web poster Charlotte's Web 2006 1h 37m
The Return poster The Return 2006 1h 25m
Walker Payne poster Walker Payne 2006 1h 57m
Bandidas poster Bandidas 2006 1h 33m
Stealth poster Stealth 2005 2h 1m
The Notebook poster The Notebook 2004 2h 3m
Blind Horizon poster Blind Horizon 2003 1h 39m
This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs "The Late Henry Moss" poster This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs "The Late Henry Moss" 2003 1h 29m
IFC Films Unlimited Apple TV Channel
Leo poster Leo 2002 1h 44m
Black Hawk Down poster Black Hawk Down 2001 2h 24m
Swordfish poster Swordfish 2001 1h 39m
The Pledge poster The Pledge 2001 2h 3m
Plex Channel
All the Pretty Horses poster All the Pretty Horses 2000 1h 57m
Hamlet poster Hamlet 2000 1h 52m
Snow Falling on Cedars poster Snow Falling on Cedars 1999 2h 7m
Purgatory poster Purgatory 1999 1h 34m
Curtain Call poster Curtain Call 1998 1h 34m
The Only Thrill poster The Only Thrill 1997 1h 43m
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The Good Old Boys poster The Good Old Boys 1995 1h 58m
Safe Passage poster Safe Passage 1994 1h 38m
The Pelican Brief poster The Pelican Brief 1993 2h 21m
Thunderheart poster Thunderheart 1992 1h 59m
Defenseless poster Defenseless 1991 1h 44m
Voyager poster Voyager 1991 1h 57m
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Bright Angel poster Bright Angel 1990 1h 33m
Steel Magnolias poster Steel Magnolias 1989 1h 59m
Baby Boom poster Baby Boom 1987 1h 50m
Crimes of the Heart poster Crimes of the Heart 1986 1h 45m
Fool for Love poster Fool for Love 1985 1h 46m
Country poster Country 1984 1h 45m
The Right Stuff poster The Right Stuff 1983 3h 13m
Frances poster Frances 1982 2h 20m
Raggedy Man poster Raggedy Man 1981 1h 34m
Resurrection poster Resurrection 1980 1h 43m
Days of Heaven poster Days of Heaven 1978 1h 34m
Renaldo and Clara poster Renaldo and Clara 1978 3h 55m

Regularly Credited With

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4 films together
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Diane Keaton
4 films together
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James N. Harrell
4 films together
Casey Affleck's profile
Casey Affleck
3 films together
Val Kilmer's profile
Val Kilmer
3 films together
Sissy Spacek's profile
Sissy Spacek
3 films together
Richard Jenkins's profile
Richard Jenkins
3 films together
Robert Patrick's profile
Robert Patrick
3 films together
Harry Dean Stanton's profile
Harry Dean Stanton
3 films together


His Top Genres 1
30% Drama
+ 141 more
His Top Years
8% 2012
+ 35 more
Role Type
100% Support

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Sam Shepard FAQ

How old was Sam Shepard when he died?

73 years old.

When was Sam Shepard born?

5th November 1943

Where was Sam Shepard born?

Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA

Has Sam Shepard won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Sam Shepard won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Sam Shepard?

He was Caucasian.