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Samuel Shepard Rogers III (born 5 November 1943) is an American playwright, and actor, director of stage and screen. 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 born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois and worked on a ranch as a teenager. His father, Samuel Shepard Rogers, Jr., was a teacher, farmer, and served in the Air Force as a bomber pilot during World War II. His mother, Jane Elaine Schook, was a teacher and a native of Chicago. After high school Shepard briefly attended college, but dropped out to join a traveling theater group. He avoided the draft during the Vietnam era by claiming to be a heroin addict. The year 1963 found him working as a busboy in Greenwich Village. During this time Shepard was using illicit drugs. He was also a drummer for the eccentric late 1960s rock band Holy Modal Rounders, featured in the movie Easy Rider.
When Shepard first arrived in New York, he roomed with Charlie Mingus, Jr., a friend of his from high school and son of the famous jazz musician. Then he lived with actress Joyce Aaron. He later married actress O-Lan Jones (born O-Lan Johnson, alias O-Lan Johnson Dark, alias O-Lan Barna) from 1969 to 1984, with whom he has one son, Jesse Mojo Shepard (born 1970). After the end of his relationship with the singer and musician Patti Smith, Shepard met Oscar-winning actress Jessica Lange on the set of a movie they both starred in, Frances. He moved in with her in 1983, and they have been together ever since. They have two children, Hannah Jane (born 1985) and Walker Samuel Shepard (born 1987). In 2005 Jesse Shepard wrote a book of short stories which was published in San Francisco, and his father appeared together with him at a reading to introduce the book.
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Samuel Shepard Rogers III
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The Right Stuff
Sam Shepard (born Samuel Shepard Rogers III; November 5, 1943) is an American playwright, actor, and television and film director. He is the 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). Shepard received the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award as a master American dramatist in 2009.
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Samuel Shepard (died in 1984)
Jane Elaine Rogers (b. 1917)
Sandy Rogers, Roxanne Rogers
Duarte High School, Duarte, CA (1961)
Mount San Antonio Junior College (dropped out)
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Judy Boals, Inc.
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Who is he dating right now?
According to our records, Sam Shepard is possibly single. His last relationship was when Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange dated for 27 years after getting together in 1982.
Sam Shepard was previously married to O-Lan Jones (1968 - 1984).
He has also been in relationships with Jessica Lange (1982 - 2009), Patti Smith (1981 - 1982), Joyce Aaron (1965 - 1968) and Marisa Berenson.
Sam Shepard is rumoured to have hooked up with Joni Mitchell (1975).
Sam Shepard has 3 children, Jesse (46), Hanna Jane (30) and Samuel Walker (29).
Sam Shepard is a 72 year old American Actor. Born Samuel Shepard Rogers III on 5th November, 1943 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA and educated at Duarte High School, Duarte, CA (1961), he is famous for The Right Stuff in a career that spans 1960s–present. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Sam Shepard has been in 7 on-screen matchups, notably with Diane Keaton in Baby Boom (1987), Dolly Parton in Steel Magnolias (1989), Ellen Burstyn in Resurrection (1980), Jessica Lange in Crimes of the Heart (1986) and Judy Davis in Dash and Lilly (1999).
Sam Shepard is a member of the following lists:
American male dramatists and playwrights,
American male screenwriters and
American Theater Hall of Fame inductees.
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