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Sam Elliott

Sam Elliott most recently appeared in co-starring roles in Thank You for Smoking and Lies and Alibis. He also provided the voice of the patriarch in the recent animated comedy Barnyard and starred opposite Joan Allen in Off the Map, which premiered at the 2003 Sundance Festival. He also starred in Hulk, We Were Soldiers, The Contender, The Hi-Lo Country, The Big Lebowski, Tombstone, and Gettysburg. He is now shooting His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, starring opposite Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig in the Chris Weitz-directed film.

On television, he was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role in Buffalo Girls. Other television credits include Fail Safe and You Know My Name, a movie for TNT that won the first Golden Boot Best of the West Award.

Elliott gained cult status some years ago with his performance in the title role of Lifeguard. Since then he has gone on to star in such films as Mask, Fatal Beauty, Prancer, and Rush and miniseries such as Murder in Texas, Gone to Texas, The Sam Houston Story, The Yellow Rose, and Fugitive Nights.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Sam Elliott Facts

Birth Name Samuel Pack Elliott
BirthdayAugust 9, 1944 (79)
BirthplaceSacramento, California, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Sam Elliott compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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