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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Born 1943-11-05 (76 years ago) in Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA.
Height 187 centimeters.
|American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Drama||1992|
|Obie Award for Best New American Play (Fool for Love)||29th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards||1984||Fool for Love|
|Obie Award for Direction (Fool for Love)||29th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards||1984||Fool for Love|
|Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement||25th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards||1980|
|Obie Award for Playwriting (Buried Child)||24th Annual Village Voice Obie Award||1979||Buried Child|
|Pulitzer Prize for Drama (Buried Child)||1979 Pulitzer Prize||1979||Buried Child|
|Obie Award for Best New American Play (Curse of the Starving Class)||22nd Annual Village Voice Obie Awards||1977||Curse of the Starving Class|
|Obie Award for Playwriting (Action)||20th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards||1975||Action|
|Obie Award for Distinguished Plays (The Tooth of Crime)||18th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards||1973||The Tooth of Crime|
|Obie Award for Distinguished Plays (Forensic and the Navigators)||13th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards||1968||Forensic and the Navigators|
|Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (Ruffian)||14th Screen Actors Guild Awards||2008||Ruffian|
|Tony Award for Best Play (True West)||54th Tony Awards||2000||True West|
|Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Dash and Lilly)||57th Golden Globe Awards||1999||Dash and Lilly|
|Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Dash and Lilly)||51st Primetime Emmy Awards||1999||Dash and Lilly|
|Tony Award for Best Play (Buried Child)||50th Tony Awards||1996||Buried Child|
|Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play (A Lie of the Mind)||1987 Laurence Olivier Awards||1987||A Lie of the Mind|
|BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted (Paris, Texas)||1985 British Academy Film and Television Awards||1985||Paris, Texas|
|Pulitzer Prize for Drama (Fool for Love)||1984 Pulitzer Prize||1984||Fool for Love|
|Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (The Right Stuff)||56th Academy Awards||1983||The Right Stuff|
|Pulitzer Prize for Drama (True West)||1983 Pulitzer Prize||1983||True West|
|Jessica Lange(Sambo: 1982–2010)||1982||2010||Sambo|
|O-Lan Jones(Gifta: 1969-11-09–1984-11-09)||1969-11-09||1984-11-09||Gifta|
|Joyce Aaron(Sambo: 1964–1966)||1964||1966||Sambo|
Samuel Walker Shepard, Hannah Jane Shepard, Jesse Mojo Shepard
Jane Elaine Schook, Samuel Shepard Rogers, Jr.