Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard
Birthdate: November 05, 1943
Age: 77 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Scorpio


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Sam Shepard Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries NOMINATED

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED


 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie NOMINATED
Sam Shepard is an American. He has nominated for an Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG). He's known for Black Hawk Down (2001), August: Osage County (2013) and The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford (2007).

All Movies of Sam Shepard

  • Midnight Special
    A father and his 8-year-old go on the run when dad realizes the boy has some kind of special powers. Roy (Michael Shannon) is a father desperate to protect his uniquely gifted, eight-year-old son Alton (Jaeden Lieberher). Joined b...
    United States  2016
  • In Dubious Battle
    The novel, published in 1936, is the story of man who tries to organize a strike by fruit pickers in Southern California.
    United States  2016
  • Ithaca
    Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and hi...
    United States  2015
  • Bloodline (TV Series)
    A family of adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home.
    United States  2015
  • Cold in July
    When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.
    United States  2014
  • Out of the Furnace
    Russell Baze (Christian Bale) has a rough life: he works a dead-end blue collar job at the local steel mill by day, and cares for his terminally ill father by night. When Russell’s brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) returns home fro...
    United States  2013
  • Savannah
    SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the ...
    Character: Mr. Stubbs
    United States  2013
  • August: Osage County
    A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
    Character: Beverly Weston
    United States  2013
  • Killing Them Softly
    Frankie and Russell, two not-too-bright ex-cons, are hired by John "The Squirrel" Amato to disrupt a high-stakes backroom poker game, rob the players and frame someone else for the job. That someone else is the card game...
    Character: Dillon
    United States  2012
  • Mud
    Mud is an adventure about two boys, Ellis and his friend Neckbone, who find a man named Mud hiding out on an island in the Mississippi. Mud describes fantastic scenarios - he killed a man in Texas and vengeful bounty hunters are c...
    Character: Tom
    United States  2012
  • Safe House
    Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington), one of the CIA’s most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During his interrogation, the safe house he’s being held in is attacked by brutal...
    Character: Harlan Whitford
    United States  2012
  • Blackthorn
    Legend has it notorious American outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were killed in Bolivia in 1908. In Blackthorn, Cassidy survived, and is quietly living out his years under the name James Blackthorn in a secluded Bolivia...
    Spain  2011
  • Fair Game
    As a covert officer in the CIA’s Counter-Proliferation Division, Valerie leads an investigation into the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Valerie’s husband, diplomat Joe Wilson, is drawn into the investigation...
    Character: Sam Plame
    United States  2010
  • Brothers
    Remake of Susanne Bier's "Brothers (Brødre)" (2004). A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan. Brothers tells the powerful story of two siblings, thirty-something C...
    Character: Hank
    United States  2009
  • The Accidental Husband
    Emma Lloyd has made a career out of her sensible, mature and responsible approach to relationships. She has a hit radio talk show, an impending book deal, and a loving relationship with her fiancé, Richard, a conventional sort-wh...
    United States  2008
  • Felon
    In this high-action and edge-of-your-seat prison film, Felon, the story of a family man who is convicted of murder for killing an intruder who enters his home, threatening the lives of his wife and son. As he struggles to survive ...
    United States  2008
  • Ruffian (TV)
    A look at the life of the thoroughbred filly that dominated horse racing in the early 1970s.
    United States  2007
  • The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford delves into the private life and public exploits of America's most notorious outlaw. As the charismatic and unpredictable Jesse James plans his next great robbery, he wage...
    Character: Frank James
    United States  2007
  • Bandidas
    A comedy-adventure set in 1888 Mexico, in which two women – one a European-educated sophisticate, the other a rough-and-tumble peasant --- reluctantly join forces to fight a ruthless enforcer…by becoming celebrated bank robber
    Character: Bill Buck
    United States  2006
  • Stealth
    A squadron of elite pilots embark on a mission of global consequence to neutralize an out-of-control prototype drone fighter plane equipped with artificial intelligence and the ability to precipitate a nuclear war.
    United States  2005
  • Don't Come Knocking
    Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. When he was younger he was a movie star, mostly in Westerns. At the age of sixty, Howard uses drugs, alcohol and young girls to avoid the painful truth that there are only supporti...
    United States  2005
  • The Notebook
    The movie (based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks) follows two young lovers named Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams) and Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling), who meet one evening at a carnival in the 40s. But they come from different backgro...
    Character: Frank Calhoun
    United States  2004
  • Blind Horizon
    As a man, Frank (Kilmer), suffering from amnesia after getting shot in a the desert near a small New Mexico town tries to piece together the remnants of his memory, helped by one of the hospital's nurses (Smart) and a woman, Chloe...
    United States  2004
  • The Pledge
    Detective Jarry Black (Nicholson) is just retiring from his long years on duty. But on his final case, he is determined to find the killer of a mother's (Wright-Penn) young daughter, when the police give up searching. He makes a p...
    Character: Eric Pollack
    United States  2001
  • Swordfish
    Director Dominic Sena follows up his stylish action film Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) with this high-tech thriller. John Travolta stars as Gabriel Shear, a charismatic spy who plots to steal a multi-billion-dollar fortune in illegal ...
    Character: Senator Reisman
    United States  2001
  • Black Hawk Down
    In October, 1993, an elite group of U.S. soldiers landed in Somalia to capture two officers from the Somali warlord. They were lowered by Black Hawk helicopters which were then shot down by Somalian forces. The soldiers fought and...
    Character: Garrison
    United States  2001
  • Hamlet
    Almereyda's adaptation of Hamlet, contemporarily set and scored, structurally abridged to fit the post-modern expectation. Set in New York City in 2000, the drama begins with an announcement of the death of the king and CEO of Den...
    Character: Ghost
    United States  2000
  • All the Pretty Horses
    This story tells the tale of a young Texan named John Grady Cole (Damon) who ventures across the border into 1940s Mexico after his mother sells the ranch where he grew up. Along with his friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas), they pick u...
    United States  2000
  • Purgatory (TV)
    An outlaw band rides into a town that is actually Purgatory, between Heaven and Hell.
    United States  1999
  • Dash and Lilly (TV)
    Biographical look at the bombastic love affair that writers Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman shared in 1940 and 50's Hollywood. Refusing to marry, but deeply in love, the two engaged in many affairs and battled the bottle. Das...
    United Kingdom  1999
  • Curtain Call
    Stevenson Lowe (James Spader) and his girlfriend, Julia (Polly Walker), move into a brownstone haunted by an old unhappily married couple (Michael Caine and Maggie Smith). The young woman is hungry for marriage, but he doesn't wan...
    Character: Will Dodge
    United States  1999
  • Snow Falling on Cedars
    This is the film based on the best-selling novel of the same name by David Guterson. Hawke plays a journalist whose World War II memories come flooding back as he covers a murder trial on a remote Pacific Northwest island. Turns o...
    Character: Arthur Chambers
    United States  1999
  • The Good Old Boys (TV)
    An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family.
    Character: Tarnell
    United States  1995
  • Safe Passage
    A large, dysfunctional family awaits word on a loved one's fate in this domestic drama starring Susan Sarandon as Mag Singer, mother of seven sons. One, Percival (Matt Keeslar) is serving in the Marine Corps, and when news comes t...
    United States  1995
  • Silent Tongue
    River Phoenix becomes mentally unhinged when his Native American bride dies in childbirth. This sends his father, Richard Harris, on a journey to try and find another woman for his son. The plainsman will do anything to help his s...
    Director of the film
    United States  1993
  • The Pelican Brief
    Two Supreme Court Justices have been murdered and a lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a specualtive brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government. She and a determined investigative r...
    Character: Thomas Callahan
    United States  1993
  • Voyager
    Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel to her home in Greece, but the rational F...
    Germany  1991
  • Defenseless
    Thelma 'T. K' Katwuller (Barbara Hershey) represents Steven Seldes (J. T. Walsh) who claims he is innocent of involvement in making under-age porn movies. He is also her lover, so when she meets his wife Ellie (Mary Beth Hurt) thi...
    United States  1991
  • Bright Angel
    Road-movie from Montana to Wyoming. A gullible, innocent young man (Mulroney) assists a versatile girl (Taylor) on her long quest to get her brother out of jail.
    Character: Jack
    United States  1990
  • Steel Magnolias
    Revolving around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is the story of a close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together there. As the picture opens, we find Drum Eatenton shooting...
    Character: Spud Jones
    United States  1989
  • Crimes of the Heart
    Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, w...
    Character: Doc Porter
    United States  1986
  • Country
    Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
    Character: Gil Ivy
    United States  1984
  • The Right Stuff
    Deep in the desert during the 1950s, army test pilots courageously fought to break the sound barrier. These maverick men would stop at nothing to achieve winning speed. Led by their champion, Chuck Yeager (Sam Shepard), they carou...
    United States  1983
  • Frances
    This is the true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood, and her later downfall and ill health which were the result of blacklisting. An inspirational account of the life and career of a woman of courage.
    Character: Harry York
    United States  1982
  • Raggedy Man
    It's 1944 in the small town of Gregory, Texas. Divorcée Nita Longley has been brought into the town by the telephone company to work as its switchboard operator, a job which requires her to be at the switchboard day and night. Sh...
    United States  1981
  • Resurrection
    Ellen Burstyn experiences the after-life for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing she discovers that she has the ability to heal physical infirmaties. While m...
    United States  1980
  • Days of Heaven
    Bill and Abby, a young couple who to the outside world pretend to be brother and sister are living and working in Chicago at the beginning of the century. They want to escape the poverty and hard labour of the city and travel sout...
    United States  1978