Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell


11/5/1968, Daly City, California, USA

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Sam Rockwell


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Sam Rockwell was born Nov. 5, 1968, in Daly City, Califonia. His mother and father were both actors at this time. The family moved to New York when Sam was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old,…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • In order to prepare for his role in Choke, Sam attended sex addict meetings. In the film he plays a sex addict and initially had trouble identifying with his character.

    • In 2000, Sam was nominated for a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture for The Green Mile.

  • Quotes

    • Sam: (on preparing to play a sex addict in Choke) Well, I don't think I've ever been a sex addict, so the role took some work. I couldn't really identify with what my character was doing at first. I went to some sex addict rehab meetings just to find out more about what these people are all about. I went anonymously and I think I was only outed one time.

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    Sam Rockwell is a true actor. You really believe that he got into acting because he loves it for what it is. You'll never see him in any tabloids and you won't hear any gossip about him. In his roles, you sense more realism than many other actor's who are considered more talented than he. Of all of his roles in all of his movies, my favorite has to be "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind."moreless