- Sam Shepard. He was named Samuel Shepard Rogers III after his father, Samuel Shepard Rogers, Jr., but was called Steve Rogers. Samuel Shepard Rogers, Jr. was a teacher and farmer who served in the United States Army Air Forces as a bomber pilot during World War II. Shepard characterized his father as "a drinking man, a dedicated alcoholic ".
Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017) was an American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter, and director whose career spanned half a century. He won ten Obie Awards for writing and directing, the most won by any writer or director.
Samuel Holmes Sheppard (() December 29, 1923 – () April 6, 1970) was an American neurosurgeon. He was exonerated in 1966, having been convicted of the 1954 murder of his wife, Marilyn Reese Sheppard.
Sam Shepard was an American actor, screenwriter, playwright, director and author. The following is his screen filmography as an actor, screenwriter, and director. Shepard was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Chuck Yeager in the film The Right Stuff (1983).
Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017) was an American playwright, actor, and television and movie director.He is the author of several books. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child.YearTitleRole2012TBA2012Safe HouseHarlan Whitford2011BlackthornButch Cassidy2010Fair GameSam Plame
It is a history of the real-life Sam Sheppard (George Peppard), an Ohio doctor wrongly accused of murdering his wife in 1954. Sheppard is a successful osteopath in Cleveland working at the family clinic. He has an attractive wife Marilyn and a nine-year-old son.
- Early Life and Education of Sam Shepard
- Sam Shepard's Career and Achievements
- Sam Shepard's Personal Life
Sam Shepard was born Samuel Shepard Rogers III on November 5, 1943, in Fort Sheridan. He is the son of Samuel Shepard Rogers Jr. a farmer plus a former bomber pilot and Jane Elaine, a teacher. Sam attended Duarte High School in Duarte, California. He then attended Mt. San Antonio College and studied animal husbandry before dropping out. While in college he became enamored of Samuel Beckett jazz and abstract expressionism.
Shepard began his career working as a busboy at The Village Gate in New York City. He then joined in Off-Off-Broadway theatre in 1962. In 1964 he performed in the plays like Cowboys and The Rock Garden. Among the more than 40 plays that he wrote, eleven have wonOBIE awards. Some of his hit plays are Buried Child, The Late Henry Moss, Simpatico, Curse of the Starving Class, True West, Fool for Love, A Lie of the Mind, and the States of Shock. Shepard made his big screen debut with the major role in Days of Heaven in 1978 featuring Richard Gere and Brooke Adams. He then got an opportunity to play in an array of films such as Resurrection in 1980, The Right Stuff in 1983,Black Hawk Down in 2001,Blackthorn in 2011 andNever Here in 2014.The Right Stuff earned him an Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Furthermore, Sam became a teacher taking classes and seminars in several theater workshops, festivals and universities on writing plays. In 1986 he was elected a Fellow of t...
Shepard married twice in his life. Actress O-Lan Jones was his first wife. They married in 1969 and had a son named Jessed Mojo, born in 1970. Jessed is a renowned author. After fifteen long years of their marriage, the duo divorced in 1984. He had an extramarital affair with musician Patti Smithsince 1971 for a year. In 1983 he married an Academy Award-winning actress Jessica Lange. They stayed as a husband and wife until 2009. He had two children Hannah Jane and Samuel Walker Shepard from his ex-wife Jessica.
True West is a play by American playwright Sam Shepard. Some critics consider it the third of a Family Trilogy which includes Curse of the Starving Class (1976) and Buried Child (1979). Others consider it part of a quintet which includes Fool for Love (1983) and A Lie of the Mind (1985).
Paris, Texas is a 1984 road movie directed by Wim Wenders and starring Harry Dean Stanton, Dean Stockwell, Nastassja Kinski, and Hunter Carson.The screenplay was written by L. M. Kit Carson and playwright Sam Shepard, while the musical score was composed by Ry Cooder.
Oct 20, 2020 · Sam Sheppard was an American physician at the center of one of the most sensationalized court cases in modern American history.
Rear Admiral Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. (November 18, 1923 – July 21, 1998) was an American astronaut, naval aviator, test pilot, and businessman.In 1961, he became the first American to travel into space, and in 1971, he walked on the Moon.