Sam Shepard, Renowned Playwright & Actor, Dies At 73; Celebrities Pay Tribute - uInterview.com (blog)

Sam Shepard, a legendary actor and a Pulitzer-prize winning playwright, died on Thursday in his home in Kentucky due to complications with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 73-years-old. While Shepard was a star on ...

Sam Shepard's iconic role in “The Right Stuff” wasn't even in the original script - Quartz

Sam Shepard, who died July 27 at age 73, will be forever linked with the role that transformed him from a boundary-breaking playwright into a movie star, that of the legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff. Shepard's star turn wasn't ...

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright and actor, is dead at 73 - Santa Fe New Mexican

Sam Shepard, the celebrated avant-garde playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, died at his home in Kentucky on Thursday of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, a spokesman for the Shepard family announced on ...

Mud director Jeff Nichols and the coolness of Sam Shepard - EW.com

Sam Shepard was more than just the epitome of the strong silent type; he was a creative dynamo and a living, breathing emblem of old-school American masculinity. After his family announced that the 73-year-old Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright had died ...

Sam Shepard Dies: Playwright, Actor, Director Was 73 - Newsline

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright, actor and director, has died at 73 after battling Lou Gehrig's disease. He had been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and reportedly died from complications on Thursday at his home in Kentucky.

Sam Shepard, Award-Winning Playwright and Actor, Dies at 73 - Esquire.com

Sam Shepard, one of the greatest playwrights and actors of his generation, has died of complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a spokesman for his family. He was 73 years old. Shepard's masterwork is the ...

Playwright and actor Sam Shepard dies - Sky News

The multi talented author wrote more than 50 plays and became known for work portraying those on the margins of American society. 19:22, UK, Monday 31 July 2017. Sam Shepard at a panel discussion in 2014. Image: Sam Shepard, pictured in 2014, wrote ...

Sam Shepard dies aged 73 - Independent Online

The actor and playwright passed away last Thursday at his home in Kentucky from complications from amyotrophic lateral scleros (ALS), family spokesperson Chris Boneau has confirmed. Boneau asked for privacy for the family "at this difficult time" and ...