Individual Author Record
Name: Sam ShepardPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1943 in Fort Sheridan, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionShepard was born in Fort Sheridan as Samuel Shepard Rogers III. He was named after his father.
Biographical and Professional InformationSam Shepard was a Playwright, Author, Actor, Screenwriter and Director. He was the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of more than fifty-five plays and several story collections. As an actor, he appeared in more than sixty films, and received an Oscar nomination in 1984 for ''The Right Stuff''. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, received the Gold Medal for Drama from the Academy, and has been inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.
*''Hawk Moon'', PAJ Publications, 1973*''Rolling Thunder Logbook, DeCapo Press, 1977*''Motel Chronicles'', City Lights, 1982*''Sam Shepard: Seven Plays'', Dial, 1984*''Cruising Paradise '', Random House, 1997*''Great Dream of Heaven: Stories, Vintage, 2002*''Day out of Days: Stories'', Knopf, 2010*''Two Prospectors: The Letters of Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark'', University of Texas Press, 2013*''The One Inside'', Knopf, 2017