Sam Elliott is a very noted American Actor who has appeared in more than 50 movies, TV series and has also offered his voice for animated works like Barnyard: The original party animals and Marmaduke which released this year.
Sam Elliott was born on 9th of August in the year of 1944 in Sacramento, California. His father worked for the department of Interior and his mother was a physical training instructor.
When Sam was young his family moved to Oregon from California. He graduated high school and went to Clarke College in Vancouver. There in Clarke College he successfully completed a two year program on acting and was directly selected as one of the actors for 'Guys and Dolls'. Seeing his performance in that, local newspaper quoted that, 'Elliott should be a professional actor' and
it was as if it pulled the trigger for Sam's career and he never looked back after that.
In 1969 he did a film- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, then he did a miniseries for TV called Mission: Impossible, after that another miniseries named The Sacketts, and then Murder in Texas (1981) and A Death in California (1986), Road House (1989) and Tombstone (1993), etc.
His deep and resonant speaking voice earned him opportunities to act as a voice over talent in several commercials as well. Some widely known commercials with his voice in it were made by companies like Chevy, IBM, Kinney Drugs, Union Pacific, and, most notably, the American Beef Council, and Robert Mitchum, etc. Later on he also starred in movies like 'We were soldiers', 'Gettysburg', etc.
Even recently he appeared in few movies like Ghost Rider, Thank you for smoking, Hulk, 'Up in the air', 'the golden compass' etc.
Why is Sam Elliott famous?
Sam Elliott is famous as an American actor. But moreover he was famous for his deep and resonating voice.
Why do we like Sam Elliott?
We like Sam Elliott because he has not just entertained us through his acting skills but has also proven himself successful as voice over talent in animated movies and in television commercials.
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