Sacramento, California, USA
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Rush, The Hulk
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Tall, thin, wiry Sam Elliott is the classic picture of the American cowboy. Elliott began his acting career on the stage and his film debut was in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Although his future wife, Katharine Ross co-starred in the film, the two did not meet until they filmed The Legacy (1978) Together. Over the years there would be few opportunities to act in feature westerns, but it would be television that gave him that opportunity, in The Sacketts (1979) (TV), The Shadow Riders (1982) (TV) and "The Yellow Rose" (1983), among others. He would also work in non-westerns, usually as a tough guy, as in Lifeguard (1976/I) and Road House (1989). In the 1990s, Elliott was back on the western trail, playing everyone from Brig. Gen. John Buford in the film Gettysburg (1993) to Wild Bill Hickok in the made-for-TV movie Buffalo Girls (1995) (TV). In 1991 he wrote the screenplay and co-starred with his wife in the made-for-TV western Conagher (1991) (TV).
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Clark College, Vancouver, WA, University of Oregon
Full Name at Birth
Samuel Pack Elliott
Actor, Writer, Producer
Samuel Pack Elliott (born August 9, 1944) is an American actor. His lanky physique, thick moustache, deep and resonant voice, and Western drawl have led to frequent roles as cowboys and ranchers. His other credits over the years have included playing The Stranger in The Big Lebowski (1998), Gar in Mask (1985), General John Buford in Gettysburg (1993), Virgil Earp in Tombstone (1993), Sergeant Major Basil L. Plumley in We Were Soldiers (2002) and Marvel Comics characters Thunderbolt Ross in Hulk (2003) and The Caretaker in Ghost Rider (2007).
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David Douglas High School in Portland
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The Gersh Agency, Inc.
1998: TV commercials (voiceover) for Ford Trucks., 1999-: TV commercials (voiceover) for U.S. Beef Council., TV commercials (voiceover) for Chevy trucks., TV commercial (voiceover) for Union Pacific Railroad., 2006: TV commercial (voiceover) for IBM, (June 6, 2008) Voiceover work for Coor's Beer on TV., (Aug 2008) Voiceover work TV for SmokeyBear ad on TV, (June 2009) Voiceover on TV for Coleman camping gear., (2010) TV commercial (Voiceover) for Dodge Ram pickup trucks for "Motor Trend Mag 2010 truck of the year"., (February 2012) TV commercial for 2012 Dodge Ram Truck Month (voiceover).
Deep commanding voice, Grey hair and thick mustache
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