Sam Elliott is an American actor. He is the recipient of several accolades, including a National Board of Review Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Elliott was cast in the musical drama A Star Is Born, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.
Samuel Pack Elliott
Actor, Voice Actor, Writer, Producer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Sam Elliott was born on the 9th of August 1944, in Sacramento, California, United States.
He’s currently 78 years old.
Sam is of English and Scottish descent. He also has distant Dutch and Swiss, remote Swedish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish roots.
In 1962, Elliott graduated from David Douglas High School. After graduating from high school, he attended college at the University of Oregon as an English and psychology major for two terms before dropping out. He returned to Portland and attended Clark College in nearby Vancouver, Washington, where he completed a two-year program. In 1965, Elliott re-enrolled at the University of Oregon and pledged at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He dropped out again after his father died of a heart attack.
- Father – Henry Nelson Elliott (Worked at Department of Interior)
- Mother – Glynn Mamie Sparks (Physical Training Instructor)
- Siblings – None
- Relatives – Hardy Bishop Elliott (Paternal Grandfather), Leona Pack (Paternal Grandmother), Samuel D. Sparks, Jr (Maternal Grandfather), Zora Pope (Maternal Grandmother)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Sam Elliott has dated –
- Barbra Streisand – Elliott was romantically involved with singer, actress, director, and producer Barbra Streisand in the past.
- Katharine Ross (1978-Present) – In 1978, Sam started dating actress Katharine Ross. They had fallen in love while shooting for the horror movie, The Legacy. They were earlier cast in the 1969 release, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid but as both of them were cast in minor roles, they didn’t get to meet each other. They took their relationship to the next level in 1984 by getting married. The same year, they welcomed a daughter, Cleo Rose Elliott, into their family.
- In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
- In centimeters – 188 cm
- In meters – 1.88 m
- In Kilograms – 88 kg
- In Pounds – 194 lbs
Elliott known for his distinctive lanky physique, full mustache, and a deep, sonorous voice. He began his film career with minor appearances in The Way West (1967), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), season five of Mission: Impossible and guest starred on television in the Western Gunsmoke (1972) and the television films Murder in Texas (1981) and The Shadow Riders (1982).
In 1969, Sam made his first film appearance in a minor role in the western movie, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
In 1968, Elliott made his TV show debut in 3 episodes of the crime drama series, Felony Squad.
Sam has lent his voice for Ford Trucks, Chevy Trucks, Dodge Trucks, U.S. Beef Council, Union Pacific Railroad, IBM, Coor’s Beer, SmokeyBear, and Coleman Camping Gear.
Sam Elliott Net worth
Sam Elliott has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2023.
Social Media Profiles
- He doesn’t have any social media accounts.