Sam Rockwell


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  • Birth Place: Daly City, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/05/1968, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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VIDEO: Charlie Rose (September 12, 2003)

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Charlie Rose (September 12, 2003)
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Length: 54:00
Aired: 9/12/2003

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VIDEO: Manhood

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Length: 46:46
Aired: 5/12/1993

Manhood: When his backup arrives too late, a cop - who happens to be gay - is killed by a cornered drug dealer. watch

VIDEO: Intolerance

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Length: 13:09:05
Aired: 4/14/1992

Gang retaliation seems the obvious motive when a brilliant Chinese science student is shot to death; however, evidence points to the family of a student in competition for a prestigious science award. While wading through several lies today by the family suspected of the killing, Stone must also try to keep the press from labeling the murder as race related. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Laggies Movie, Actor
2013 The Way, Way Back Movie, Actor - Owen
2012 Seven Psychopaths Movie, Actor - Bill
2011 Cowboys & Aliens Movie, Actor - Doc
2011 The Sitter Movie, Actor

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VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for Cowboys & Aliens

Does Jon Favreau have another comic-based blockbuster on his hands with Cowboys & Aliens?

We'll have to wait until July 29, 2011, to see. For now, though, you can make your best guess with the action-packed trailer for the Iron Man director's newest project.

Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig appearance at Comic-Con creates nerdvana

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Keck's Exclusives: Latin Beauty Spices Up Pains and Eastbound

Royal Pains goes Cuban for a two-parter kicking off Thursday (June 24, 10/9c, USA), with special guest stars Tony Plana (Ugly Betty) and Mexican sensation Ana de la Reguera (Cop Out), who will also be seen as Danny McBride's season-long love interest on HBO's returning Eastbound & Down.

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The Royal Pains action begins with Hank (Mark Feuerstein) heading to a Cuban hacienda, where Boris (Campbell Scott) is ailing. There, he meets a sexy bartender named Carmen... read more

Olivia Wilde to Take a Break from House

Remember Thirteen's mysterious request for time off on this week's House finale? It makes a little more sense now.

Were you happy with the House finale? Read our recap and weigh in!

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Mickey Rourke Close to Clamping Down on Iron Man 2

Mickey Rourke could soon be going from wrestling to wrapping deadly coils around Tony Stark.

The recent Wrestler star is in talks to join Iron Man 2 as a Russian heavy weight who becomes Whiplash, a character with deadly coils he can unfurl with deadly results.

Sam Rockwell is also in talks to join the franchise's follow-up, according to the Hollywood Reporter. If a deal closes, the indie maven (Frost/Nixon, Snow Angels) would play Tony Stark's nemesis, multibillionaire Justin Hammer.

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A Hitchhiker's Homage to Elvis

Attention, people of Earth: If Zaphod Beeblebrox, President of the Galaxy, seems familiar to you, that's because he's based on several of what you would call "celebrities." "I pushed for an Elvis/Freddie Mercury vibe," says Sam Rockwell, the actor who embodies the far-out prez in the current hit film, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. "There's also some Vince Vaughn in there — Vince does a great Elvis — and Bill Murray from Kingpin." And in case you're curious, yes, Rockwell also modeled his performance on several real heads of state. "I watched Bush and I watched Clinton," he says. "I was actually pretty nervous during rehearsals because they asked me to tone down the Southern accent." It was Rockwell's versatility that won him the part of Zaphod. He originally auditioned to play the less flamboyant Ford Prefect, a role that later went to Mos Def. "I read for Ford read more

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