Sam Rockwell Movies List

Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell
05-11-1968
Daly City, California
57
Clownhouse

Actor Sam Rockwell Filmography

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3 Billboards : Les panneaux de la vengeance
Director: Martin McDonagh , Peter Kohn , Paula Case , Jeanette McGrath
Music Director: Carter Burwell
Vice
Vice ( English )
Artist: Christian Bale , Amy Adams , Steve Carell , Sam Rockwell , Don McManus
Music Director:
Trolls World Tour
Trolls World Tour ( English )
Artist: Justin Timberlake , Anna Kendrick , Sam Rockwell , Chance the Rapper , Anthony Ramos
Director: Mike Mitchell , Daron Nefcy , Walter Dohrn , Walt Dohrn , David P. Smith
Music Director: Theodore Shapiro
Release date: 10-04-2020
Other Versions: Trolls World Tour (Hindi)
Jojo Rabbit
Jojo Rabbit ( English )
Artist: Sam Rockwell , Rebel Wilson , Thomasin McKenzie , Roman Griffin Davis , Alfie Allen
Director: Mark Taylor
Release date: 31-01-2020
Poltergeist
Poltergeist ( English )
Director: Gil Kenan , Yari Azzopardi , Myron Hoffert , Grant Lucibello , Helga Rossi , Greg Sigurdson , John Stoneham Jr. , Barbara Szeman , Shane B. Scott , John Stoneham Jr. , Myron Hoffert , Yari Azzopardi , Grant Lucibello , Greg Sigurdson
Music Director: Marc Streitenfeld
Release date: 22-05-2015
Loitering with Intent
Loitering with Intent ( English )
Artist: Michael Godere , Ivan Martin , Marisa Tomei , Sam Rockwell , Brian Geraghty
Director: Adam Rapp
Release date: 18-04-2014
Better Living Through Chemistry
Artist: Olivia Wilde , Michelle Monaghan , Sam Rockwell , Ray Liotta , Jane Fonda
Director: Geoff Moore , David Posamentier
Release date: 14-03-2014
Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King
Artist: Ben Kingsley , Scoot McNairy , Lester Speight , Sam Rockwell , Matt Gerald
Director: Drew Pearce
Music Director: Brian Tyler
Release date: 04-02-2014
A Single Shot
A Single Shot ( English )
Director: David M. Rosenthal , David M. Rosenthal
Music Director: Atli Örvarsson
Release date: 20-09-2013
The Way Way Back
The Way Way Back ( English )
Artist: Steve Carell , Sam Rockwell , Liam James , Toni Collette , Amanda Peet
Director: Jim Rash , Nat Faxon
Music Director: Rob Simonsen
Release date: 05-07-2013
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Sam Rockwell Biography

Sam Rockwell was born on November 5, 1968, in San Mateo, California, the only child of two actors, Pete Rockwell and Penny Hess. The family moved to New York when he was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old, his parents separated, at which point he and his father moved to San Francisco, where he subsequently grew up, while summers and other times were spent with his mother in New York. He made his acting debut when he was ten years old, alongside his mother, and later attended J Eugene McAteer High School in a program called SOTA. While still in high school, he got his first big break when he appeared in the independent film Clownhouse (1989). The plot revolved around three escaped mental patients who dressed up as clowns and terrorized three brothers home alone--Sam played the eldest of the brothers. His next big break was supposed to have come when he was slated to star in a short-lived NBC TV-series called Dream Street (1989), but he was soon fired. After graduating from high school, Sam returned to New York for good and for two years he had private training at the William Esper Acting Studio. During this period he appeared in a variety of roles, such as the ABC Afterschool Specials (1972): Over the Limit (1990) (TV) and HBO's Lifestories: Families in Crisis (1992): Dead Drunk: The Kevin Tunell Story (Season 1 Episode 7: 15 March 1993); the head thug in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990); and a guest-star turn in an Emmy Award-winning episode of Law & Order (1990), while working a string of regular day jobs and performing in plays. After a few smaller appearances in films such as Woody Allen's Celebrity (1998) and the modern version of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), in which he played Francis Flute, he had larger roles in two of the bigger hit movies to emerge: The Green Mile (1999) and Galaxy Quest (1999), wowing audiences and critics alike with his chameleon-like performances as a crazed killer in the former and a goofy actor in the latter. More recently, he appeared in another string of mainstream films, most notably as Eric Knox in Charlie's Angels (2000) and as Zaphod Beeblebrox in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), while continuing to perform in smaller independent movies. After more than ten years in the business, Sam has earned his success. In 2018, he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor as a troubled police deputy in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).

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