Actor and Playwright Sam Shepard Dead at 73

Sam Shepard, who won a Pulitzer Prize and also was nominated for an Oscar,  has died.

Sam had been battling with ALS and reportedly died Sunday peacefully in his Kentucky home. 

Sam won the coveted Pulitzer Prize back in 1979 for the play "Buried Child." He penned 44 plays and was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor for the 1983 film, "The Right Stuff."


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