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Samshepard

Sam Shepard in Swordfish

Sam Shepard (1943 - 2017)

Playwright.

Film DeathsEdit

  • Raggedy Man (1981) [Bailey]: Fatally injured in a struggle with William Sanderson and Tracey Walter, after he catches them trying to rape Sissy Spacek. (I haven't seen this movie myself, but got the information from a plot synopsis.)
  • The Notebook (2004) [Frank Calhoun]: Dies (off-screen) of natural causes; we learn of his death in James Garner's narration, followed by a scene of Sam's funeral. (Thanks to Neil)
  • August: Osage County (2013) [Beverly Weston]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by drowning himself in a lake. His death is confirmed when Will Coffey informs Julia Roberts and Ewan McGregor.
  • Cold in July (2014) [Ben Russell]: Shot in the stomach with a shotgun by his son (Wyatt Russell), he manages to shoot him twice (first with a shotgun, then a pistol) in return before dying (with Michael C. Hall then burning down the building they're in).

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