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Sam Rockwell

 
Date Of Birth:
November 05, 1968 (54)
Birth Place:
Daly City, CA, USA
Bio:
Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation with an array of emotionally searing and complex roles defining his body of work. Rockwell won the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Critics Choice, and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 05, 1968 (54)

Birth Place: Daly City, CA, USA

Bio:
Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation with an array of emotionally searing and complex roles defining his body of work. Rockwell won the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Critics Choice, and ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2022
Performer
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway Revival, 2015
Eddie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Mervyn
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2006
Man A
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Judas Iscariot
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2004
Sam
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2003
Larry
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Vernon
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Vernon
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Robert

Sam Rockwell Biography

Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation with an array of emotionally searing and complex roles defining his body of work. Rockwell won the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Critics Choice, and Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Officer Dixon in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, opposite Frances McDormand. This year, he was nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for his performance as George W. Bush in Adam McKay’s Vice, starring opposite Christian Bale and Amy Adams.

Most recently, Rockwell received an Emmy Award nomination for his work as Bob Fosse in FX‚Äôs ‚ÄúFosse/Verdon‚ÄĚ opposite Michelle Williams. He recently appeared in the film Jojo Rabbit and in Clint Eastwood‚Äôs The Ballad of Richard Jewell alongside Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde, Kathy Bates and Paul Walter Hauser. Off the screen, Rockwell has appeared on stage in a number of theatrical productions, including his most recent performance in Sam Shepherd‚Äôs Broadway play Fool for Love alongside Nina Arianda.

Additional stage credits include Martin McDonagh’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of A Behanding in Spokane opposite Christopher Walken; the world premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Last Days of Judas Iscariot directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman; and the off-Broadway production of Mike Leigh’s fiercely comic Goose-Pimples. Rockwell is known for his standout performances in an array of noteworthy films, including George Clooney’s Confessions of a Dangerous Mind; Ridley Scott’s Matchstick Men; Martin McDonagh’s Seven Psychopaths; Jon Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens; Tony Goldwyn’s Conviction; Kirk Jones’ Everybody’s Fine; Garth Jennings’s Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy; the Russo Brothers’ Welcome to Collinwood; David Mamet’s Heist; Dean Parisot’s Galaxy Quest; Michael Hoffman’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; John Duigan’s Lawn Dogs; and his feature film debut in Victor Salva’s slasher, Clownhouse.

Sam Rockwell Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Sam Rockwell, American Buffalo
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Sam Rockwell, American Buffalo
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Sam Rockwell, Fool for Love

Sam Rockwell News

Atlantic Theater Extends CORNELIA STREET Starring George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Photo Atlantic Theater Extends CORNELIA STREET Starring George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 18, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has announced an extension for the world premiere musical Cornelia Street. The production, which will begin performances this Friday, January 20th and open on Tuesday, February 14th, will now play through Sunday, March 5th, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2.

Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhat Photo Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2023

The full cast has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming world premiere, The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!

George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in CORNELIA STREET World Photo George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in CORNELIA STREET World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere musical Cornelia Street, with a book by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens. Find out who is joining the cast, the performance schedule and how to get tickets.

DARREN CRISS - A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS Comes to the Ridgefield Playhouse This Month Photo DARREN CRISS - A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS Comes to the Ridgefield Playhouse This Month
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2022

Glee's Darren Criss is set to make his Ridgefield Playhouse debut, just in time to get audiences in the holiday spirit! His tour ‚ÄúA Very Darren Crissmas‚ÄĚ takes its title from his album of the same name, his first-ever full-length musical project.

DARREN CRISS - A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS Comes To The Ridgefield Playhouse This Month Photo DARREN CRISS - A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS Comes To The Ridgefield Playhouse This Month
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022

Since bursting onto the pop-culture landscape over a decade ago, Darren Criss has made his unique mark in the entertainment industry - across stage and screen, for music and acting. His first-ever full-length musical project, the album A Very Darren Crissmas, includes a wildly eclectic collection of songs from big band Christmas classics to novelty tunes to modern-day folk-pop ballads.

Emmy-Winner Darren Criss Makes His Ridgefield Playhouse Debut With A VERY DARREN CRIS Photo Emmy-Winner Darren Criss Makes His Ridgefield Playhouse Debut With A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2022

Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor, singer and Glee favorite, Darren Criss, will make his Ridgefield Playhouse debut to celebrate the holiday season! He'll bring ‚ÄúA Very Darren Crissmas‚ÄĚ to Ridgefield for his only Connecticut performance on Friday, December 16 at 8pm, as part of the Teed & Brown Broadway & Cabaret Series.

HBO to Debut Marc Maron Stand-Up Comedy Special In 2023 Photo HBO to Debut Marc Maron Stand-Up Comedy Special In 2023
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022

HBO has announced a new stand-up comedy special featuring Marc Maron. The special, which will feature new material, will be taped in front of a live audience at New York City‚Äôs Town Hall. Marc Maron has four stand-up specials including ‚ÄúMore Later‚ÄĚ (2015) on Epix, and ‚ÄúThinky Pain‚ÄĚ (2013), ‚ÄúMarc Maron: Too Real‚ÄĚ (2017) and ‚ÄúEnd Times Fun‚ÄĚ (2020)

SEE HOW THEY RUN Starring Sam Rockwell & Saoirse Ronan Sets Digital Release Photo SEE HOW THEY RUN Starring Sam Rockwell & Saoirse Ronan Sets Digital Release
by Michael Major - Oct 17, 2022

Searchlight Pictures presents the witty whodunnit murder mystery, See How They Run from BAFTA-winning director Tom George and screenwriter Mark Chappell. Join the dynamic ensemble cast, led by Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan, in a suspenseful and comedic journey, described by critics as ‚Äúa tongue-in-cheek murder mystery‚ÄĚ (Tom Gliatto, People).

Comedian Paul Reiser is Coming to The Bushnell in November Photo Comedian Paul Reiser is Coming to The Bushnell in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

 Emmy-winning actor-comedian Paul Reiser is heading to The Bushnell's intimate Belding Theatre on Saturday, November 12 at 8:00pm. From standup to Stranger Things, Paul Reiser is one of Hollywood’s most prolific talents.

First UK Live Recording Of Podcast WTF With Marc Maron Podcast Set For Next Month In  Photo First UK Live Recording Of Podcast WTF With Marc Maron Podcast Set For Next Month In London
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

It was announced that, alongside two already sold out stand-up dates in London this October, Marc Maron will welcome fellow comedian, writer and film-maker, David Baddiel for the first ever UK live recording of his hit podcast, WTF with Marc Maron on Wednesday 19th October at London's Bloomsbury Theatre.

Sam Rockwell Videos

VIDEO: CBS MORNINGS Spotlights Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward Ahead of THE LAST MOVIE  Videoplay
VIDEO: CBS MORNINGS Spotlights Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward Ahead of THE LAST MOVIE STARS Series

by Michael Major - Jul 18, 2022

A new CBS Mornings segment explored the lives of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, whose lives are the subject of a new docu-series, the Last Movie Stars. The segment featured interviews with Ethan Hawke, the series director, and Clea Newman, the couple's daughter. Watch the new clip now!

VIDEO: Sam Rockwell & Saoirse Ronan Investigate a West End Murder in the SEE HOW THEY Videoplay
VIDEO: Sam Rockwell & Saoirse Ronan Investigate a West End Murder in the SEE HOW THEY RUN Trailer

by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022

Watch the trailer for the new West End murder mystery film See How They Run, starring Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan. The film takes place in the West End of 1950s London, as plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: AMERICAN BUFFALO's Sam Rockwell Videoplay
Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: AMERICAN BUFFALO's Sam Rockwell

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2022

Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Sam Rockwell! 'This is a win for the whole play,' said Sam. 'We're up for Best Revival! It's already a win for Laurence [Fishburne] and Darren [Criss] and Neil [Pepe] and I.'

VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Talks AMERICAN BUFFALO Tony Nomination on LATE NIGHT Videoplay
VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Talks AMERICAN BUFFALO Tony Nomination on LATE NIGHT

by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

Sam Rockwell sat down with Seth Meyers on Late Night last night to discuss how he celebrated his recent Tony nomination for American Buffalo. Rockwell also discussed the extra pressure of performing with a Tony nomination, his theatrical background, and the recent audience disruptions at American Buffalo.

VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks Recording BAD GUYS Voiceovers From His Apartment on CORDEN Videoplay
VIDEO: Anthony Ramos Talks Recording BAD GUYS Voiceovers From His Apartment on CORDEN

by Michael Major - Apr 20, 2022

Anthony Ramos sat down with James Corden on the Late Late Show to discuss his new film, Bad Guys, revealing that a portion of his voiceover recording process was done in his apartment. Ramos also discusses his warm-ups, his hype-man brother, and more in the new interview. Watch the new video now!

VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Talks Rehearsing AMERICAN BUFFALO Throughout the Pandemic on the  Videoplay
VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Talks Rehearsing AMERICAN BUFFALO Throughout the Pandemic on the TONIGHT SHOW

by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022

Sam Rockwell appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss his new role in American Buffalo on Broadway. Rockwell discussed growing his mustache for the role, performing in front of his famous friends in the audience, and how he and Laurence Fishburne rehearsed the play throughout the pandemic.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of AMERICAN BUFFALO Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of AMERICAN BUFFALO

by Opening Night - Apr 15, 2022

Just last night, David Mamet's American Buffalo opened on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W 50th Street), exactly two years after it was originally scheduled to open, starring Emmy & Tony Award winner Laurence Fishburne, Academy Award & Golden Globe winner Sam Rockwell and Emmy Award & Golden Globe winner Darren Criss.

VIDEO: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell & Darren Criss Talk AMERICAN BUFFALO Videoplay
VIDEO: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell & Darren Criss Talk AMERICAN BUFFALO

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2022

Emmy & Tony Award winner Laurence Fishburne, Academy Award & Golden Globe winner Sam Rockwell and Emmy Award & Golden Globe winner Darren Criss will star in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, directed by Neil Pepe (Speed-the-Plow, A Life in the Theatre). Performances for American Buffalo will begin today, March 22, 2022.

BWW TV: Darren Criss, Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell Talk AMERICAN BUFFALO on Br Videoplay
BWW TV: Darren Criss, Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell Talk AMERICAN BUFFALO on Broadway!

by TV - Press Previews - Feb 27, 2020

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, which begins previews on March 24, 2020 with an official opening on April 14, 2020 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W 50th Street). This is a 16-week limited engagement through July 12, 2020. 'It's a great play,' says star, Sam Rockwell. 'It's like a filet mignon. It's got no fat on it. It's lean and mean!'

VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Reveals The Key to Playing Bob Fosse on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Sam Rockwell Reveals The Key to Playing Bob Fosse on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2019

Late Late Show guest host Jeff Goldblum welcomes his guests Camila Morrone and Sam Rockwell, and turns his attention to Sam's portrayal of Bob Fosse in 'Fosse/Verdon' -- including Sam flexing his dancing ability, and showing off his legs thanks to lots of scenes wearing shorts.


Sam Rockwell Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sam Rockwell next theatre project?
Sam Rockwell's next show will be American Buffalo which opens on 4/14/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Sam Rockwell been in?
Sam Rockwell has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Sam Rockwell been in?
Sam Rockwell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Sam Rockwell been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for American Buffalo Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for American Buffalo and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Fool for Love .