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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 »

Bloodline's Sam Shepard Dead at 73 - TVLine

Sam Shepard, the actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who played Rayburn family patriarch Robert on Bloodline, died Sunday at his home in Kentucky, Broadwayworld.com reports. He was 73 and suffered from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS.and more »

Oscar-Nominated Actor Sam Shepard Dies After Private Battle with ALS - PEOPLE.com

Sam Shepard, known for his acting work in films such as Black Hawk Down and The Right Stuff, has died. He was 73. Shepard's theater representative confirms to PEOPLE that Shepard passed away at his home in Kentucky on Thursday, July 27, from ...and more »

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

Mr. Shepard, one of the most important and influential writers of his generation, specialized in capturing the darker sides of American family life. Sam Shepard in 2016.CreditChad Batka for The New York Times. Supported by. By Ben Brantley. July 31, 2017.and more »

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 ...and more »

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73 - Washington Post

Sam Shepard, the experimentalist cowboy-style poet who became one of the most significant American playwrights of the 20th century, honored with the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for drama for his play “Buried Child” and with an Oscar nomination for his acting ...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 »

Remembering Sam Shepard - The Atlantic

Sam Shepard was a titan of American theater whose darkly funny, sometimes surreal, and often frightening evocations of the fringes of American life formed the backbone of a storied career as a writer and actor. He died last Thursday at his home in ...and more »

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

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 »

Inside Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange's 'Tumultuous' Relationship: 'An Incredible Match, but ... Not Without Fireworks' - PEOPLE.com

Jessica Lange and Sam Shepard had one of the most passionate relationships in Hollywood history – but it wasn't always easy. Shepard, who died of complications from ALS last Thursday at age 73, and Lange, 68, first met on the set of the film Frances ...and more »