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Sam Elliott

Sam Elliott
Photo: John Bauld from Toronto, Canada / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 2.0

Birth Date

August 9, 1944


76 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 2 in | 188 cm

Net Worth

$10 Million


88 kg | 194 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Sam Elliott was born in Sacramento, California, United States, on August 9, 1944, is an American actor.

Young Sam Elliott first started performing during his years at the Clark College in nearby Vancouver, Washington in production of musical "Guys and Dolls".

He made his big screen debut in Western film The Way West (1967) in uncredited role as Missouri Townsman.

He landed his first credited role as Card Player #2 in Western movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), opposite Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

He got his television debut in ABC crime drama series Felony Squad (1968–1969).

Sam's breakthrough performance came as Rick Carlson in drama movie Lifeguard (1976).

New Movies

He voiced Trusty in live-action romance movie Lady and the Tramp (2019).

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and he won a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Bobby Maine in musical romantic drama film A Star Is Born (2018).

He was nominated for a Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Karl in comedy drama film Grandma (2015).

Tombstone (1993) Western opposite Val Kilmer and Kurt Russell

Gettysburg (1993) epic war with Jeff Daniels, Tom Berenger and Martin Sheen

The Contender (2000) political drama opposite Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges and Christian Slater

We Were Soldiers (2002) drama action with Mel Gibson and Madeleine Stowe

Mask (1985) biographical drama opposite Cher, Eric Stoltz and Laura Dern

The Quick and the Dead (1987) Western with Kate Capshaw and Tom Conti

Hulk (2003) action adventure opposite Eric Bana and Jennifer Connelly

Frogs (1972) science fiction with Ray Milland and Joan Van Ark

The Shadow Riders (1982) western opposite Tom Selleck

The Legacy (1979) horror with Katharine Ross and Roger Daltrey

Shakedown (1988) crime drama action opposite Peter Weller

Prancer (1989) fantasy drama with Rebecca Harrell Tickell

The Hi-Lo Country (1998) western drama opposite Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette and Penélope Cruz

Ghost Rider (2007) supernatural superhero with Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes and Wes Bentley

The Company You Keep (2012) political thriller opposite Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf and Susan Sarandon

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009) romantic comedy thriller with Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker

The Hero (2017) comedy drama in role as Lee Hayden

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018) adventure drama in role as Calvin Barr

TV Shows

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for his role as Conn Conagher in television Western film Conagher (1991).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Wild Bill Hickok in miniseries Buffalo Girls (1995).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his voice roles as White Wine Narrator / Skito / Reporter in stop-motion sketch comedy television series Robot Chicken (2012), in episode "Hurtled from a Helicopter into a Speeding Train".

He won a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series for his role as Avery Markham in FX crime drama television series Justified (2015).

He played Dr. Doug Robert in television series Mission: Impossible (1970–1971).

Lancer (1969-1979) CBS Western series in roles as Renslo / Canopus / Cowboy

Once an Eagle (1976-1977) miniseries in role as Sam Damon

The Yellow Rose (1982) NBC soap opera in role as Chance McKenzie

He portrayed Capt. Bucky O'Neill in television miniseries Rough Riders (1997) opposite Tom Berenger.

He had recurring role as Ron Dunn in NBC political satire television sitcom Parks and Recreation (2013-2015).

The Ranch (2016- ) Netflix sitcom in role as Beau Bennett


Graduated from David Douglas High School in 1962.

Attended College at the University of Oregon.

Graduated from Clark College in nearby Vancouver, Washington in 1965.

He was named the grand marshal of the Calgary Stampede parade in 1998.

He voiced Chupadogra in family comedy film Marmaduke (2010) and Butch in animated drama movie The Good Dinosaur (2015).

Inducted into the International Mustache Hall of Fame in 2015.

He voiced Ben in animated comedy film Barnyard (2006).

He narrated the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers team introductions to Super Bowl XLV.

Lives in:

Malibu, California, U.S.

Willamette Valley, Oregon, U.S.


He married actress Katharine Ross in 1984, they have a daughter, Cleo Rose Elliott.

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