Obituary of Sam Shepard

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Sam Shepard

Samuel Shepard (born November 5th, 1943 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois) was a Playwright who was best known for writing the play "Buried Child". Sam died on July 27th, 2017 and his death was possibly because of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was 73 years old.

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Sam Shepard Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Shepard, Samuel
    • Common Name: Sam Shepard
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, United States
    • Birth Date: November 05, 1943
    • Age: 73 (at death)
    • Occupation: Playwright
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Smucker's Strawberry Jam
    • Favorite Color: Burgandy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Samuel's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Samuel Shepard Rogers III
    • Father: Samuel Shepard Rogers Jr. (1917-1984)
    • Mother: Jane Elaine (née Schook, 1917-1994)
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Son(s):
      • Jesse Mojo Shepard (born 1970)
      • Samuel Walker Shepard (born 1987)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Hannah Jane Shepard (born 1985)

Death Notice:

Category Tags:

PlaywrightAmerican Born on November 5th Born in 1943 Born in Illinois Died in 2017 Died at age 73 Died from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Quotable Quotes:

"We shall not fail or falter. We shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job."

"Collaboration--that's the word producers use. That means, "Don't forget to kiss ass from beginning to end". (IMDB)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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