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Sam Bottoms

Bottoms made an auspicious feature film debut in Peter Bogdanovich's classic, The Last Picture Show then went on to garner more attention in The Class of 44. He worked with Clint Eastwood in The Outlaw Josey Wales and collaborated with him again on the Western comedy Bronco Billy. He also worked with Coppola again on Gardens of Stone and appears in Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse.

Bottoms' credits also include Sugar Hill, The Trust, North of Chang Mai, Dolly Dearest, The Witching of Ben Wagner, Island Sons, Hunger's Blood, Up From the Depths, Savages and Zandy's Bride. Upcoming movies include The Unsaid with Andy Garcia, Looking Through Lillian and Shadow Fury with Pat Morita.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Sam Bottoms Facts

BirthdayOctober 17, 1955
BirthplaceSanta Barbara, California, USA
Date of deathDecember 16, 2008 (age 53)
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Sam Bottoms compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Dolly Dearest
Apocalypse Now
The Outlaw Josey Wales
The Last Picture Show
Apocalypse Now Redux
The Last Picture Show: The Definitive Director's Cut
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