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Sam Shepard

 
Date Of Birth:
November 05, 1943
Date Of Death:
July 27, 2017 (73)
Bio:
Celebrated playwright, actor and novelist Sam Shepard, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at age 73. Shepard is the author of forty-four plays as well as several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs. Shepard received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child. He ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 05, 1943
Date of Death: July 27, 2017 (73)

Bio:
Celebrated playwright, actor and novelist Sam Shepard, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at age 73. Shepard is the author of forty-four plays as well as several books of short stories, essays, and memoirs. Shepard received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979 for his play Buried Child. He ... (read complete bio)
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