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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-Winning Playwright and Celebrated Actor, Dies at 73 - Variety

Sam Shepard, the acclaimed playwright who was also praised as an actor, screenwriter, and director, has died. He was 73. He died on Thursday at his home in Kentucky following complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's ...and more »

Sam Shepard, Actor and Pulitzer-Winning Playwright, Is Dead at 73 - New York Times

Sam Shepard, whose hallucinatory plays redefined the landscape of the American West and its inhabitants, died on Thursday at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. A spokesman for his family announced the death on Monday, saying the cause was complications ...and more »

Sam Shepard, renowned actor and playwright, dies at 73 - FOX Carolina

NEW YORK (AP) - Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73. Family spokesman Chris ...and more »

Playwright, Actor, and Director Sam Shepard Passes Away at 73 -

Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright, actor, and director Sam Shepard died Thursday at the age of 73. A spokesman for the family said that the cause was complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease. He died surrounded by his ...and more »

Sam Shepard hailed by Twin Cities-connected theater artists - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, actor, screenwriter and musician Sam Shepard, who died Thursday, July 27, at 73, after suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease, was associated with the Twin Cities long before he moved to the area with Academy Award ...and more »

Remembering Sam Shepard, playwright who gave voice to drama of the heartland - PBS NewsHour

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Finally tonight: the legacy of Sam Shepard, one of America's greatest playwrights of the modern era, who passed away today. Jeffrey Brown has our remembrance. JEFFREY BROWN: His was an original voice, a deeply American voice, offered ...and more »

Playwright, Director and Actor Sam Shepard Passes Away at 73 - Broadway World

BroadwayWorld has just learned that playwright, actor, author, screenwriter, and director Sam Shepard has passed away. Shepard, who had been ill with ALS for some time, died peacefully on July 27 at his home in Kentucky, surrounded by his children and ...and more »

'He kept digging, kept searching' - Santa Fe New Mexican

Every day for a year, Sam Shepard would walk into his office at the Santa Fe Institute to write. He would not use a computer, preferring a small portable typewriter that he carried in a case. He changed the ribbon when needed. Sometimes he wrote by ...and more »

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, actor and part-time Santa Fean, dies at 73 - Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – Sam Shepard, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author and Oscar-nominated actor with deep connections to Santa Fe, died Thursday in Kentucky at the age of 73. Shepard lived in the City Different on and off for decades and in recent years ...and more »

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and keen observer of American family life, dies at 73 - PBS NewsHour

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard died in Kentucky last week following a battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a spokesperson for the family told news outlets. He was 73 years old. Shepard's ...and more »