Sam Rockwell

  • Birth Name: Sam Rockwell
  • Birth Place: Daly City, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Made his acting debut alongside his mother in an East Village improv show at age 10.
  • First big break was a starring role in the Francis Ford Coppola-produced 1989 TV-movie Clownhouse, about three brothers terrorized by clowns.
  • Played the head thug in 1990's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie.
  • Decided to focus entirely on acting after landing a Miller Lite commercial in 1992.
  • Broke through as a leading man in 2002's Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
  • Originated the role of Judas in Stephen Adly Guirgis' 2005 off-Broadway play, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.

Awards

  • 2008, Sundance Film Festival — Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Ensemble Performance (Dramatic): Winner
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2018, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 2019, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2003, Berlin Film Festival — Silver Bear for Best Actor: Winner
  • 2011, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 2013, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee
  • 2014, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 2018, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Winner
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2019, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee
  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Winner
  • 2018, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture: Winner
  • 2017, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Winner
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  • 2018, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Winner

Relationships

  • Piper Perabo — Ex-significant Other
  • Pete Rockwell — Father
  • Penny Hess — Mother
  • Leslie Bibb — Significant Other
  • Emily Bergl — Ex-significant Other
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