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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 »

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

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 »

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, reports. He was 73 and suffered from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS.and more »

Postscript: Sam Shepard, Who Brought Rage and Rebellion Onstage - The New Yorker

Sam Shepard arrived in New York in 1963, at the age of nineteen, and took the city by storm. He was funny, cool, detached. He found his groove early—a cowboy mouth with matinée-idol looks. Shepard, who died on Thursday at the age of seventy-three, had ...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 »

Sam Shepard: Quiet charisma on the screen - Chicago Tribune

Sam Shepard died Thursday at age 73. From his initial off-Broadway successes as a writer, creating plays that were flush with music ranging from rock 'n' roll (“The Tooth of Crime”) to bebop (“Suicide in B Flat”), his reckless, effusive stage poems ...and more »

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, Playwright, Director, and Actor, Dies at 73 - Daily Beast

Actor, playwright, and director Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73, according to Broadway World. He reportedly suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and died with family by his side. Shepard was a prolific writer, penning 44 plays and ...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 »

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

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 »