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Sam Elliott
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Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:

This rail-thin, roughhewn leading man and character player has played so many laconic loners that you'd just like to reach into the movie screen, grab him by the shoulders, and shake him up a little bit. He's been acting for a good many years, especially in the Western genre, for which he's a natural. In fact, Elliott first met his significant other, actress Katharine Ross, on the set of his first movie, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), in which he had a bit role as a card player. He first attracted attention as the aging title character in Lifeguard (1976), which teamed him with rising young female leads Anne Archer and Kathleen Quinlan. Perfect as a taciturn cowboy, he starred in the TV miniseries "The Sacketts" (1979) and "The Shadow Riders" (1982). Elliott's other films include Mask (1985), Fatal Beauty (1987) and Roadhouse (1989, playing an aging bouncer who's treated like a world-weary gunfighter). Sibling Rivalry (1990) offered Elliott a comic change of pace as Kirstie Alley's adulterous partner, who has a fatal heart attack while they're in bed together. In Rush (1991) he played a sympathetic police captain who tried to keep undercover narc Jennifer Jason Leigh from going over the edge. With Ross he coproduced and costarred in a made-for-cable adaptation of Louis L'Amour's low-key Western Conagher (1991), which garnered excellent reviews. Continuing in period roles (which seem to suit him), he also appeared in Gettysburg and Tombstone (both 1993, in the latter as Virgil Earp).

Sam Elliott stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 at home on DVD DVD ***
Tombstone 1993 DVD ***
The Big Lebowski 1998 At Hoyts Branford w/ Amie Fanning DVD *** 1/2
The Hulk 2003 at Showcase North Haven *** 1/2
Off the Map 2003 Family on DVD *** 1/2
Thank You for Smoking 2005 ***
Ghost Rider 2007 Kendra on DVD * 1/2
The Golden Compass 2007 Suzy and Hanna Digital ***
Grandma 2015 Suzy Digital *** 1/2