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Sam Elliott Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Sam Elliott Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 88 kg
Date of Birth August 9, 1944
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Katharine Ross

Sam Elliott is an American actor, voice actor, writer, and producer who is known for his television roles like playing Avery Markham in the neo-Western crime drama series Justified, Beau Bennett in the comedy-drama series The Ranch, Perry in the action comedy series MacGruber, Dr. Douglas Robert (Lang) in the espionage series Mission: Impossible, Sam Damon in the miniseries Once an Eagle, Chance McKenzie in the soap opera series The Yellow Rose, Shea Brennan in the Western drama limited-run series 1883, and Phil Milstein in the Netflix comedy series Grace and Frankie. He has also been a part of numerous films such as A Star Is BornButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Lady and the Tramp, Molly and Lawless JohnThe LegacyThe Blue LightningThe Quick and the Dead, The Final Cut, HulkThe Hi-Lo CountryThe Contender, We Were SoldiersThank You for Smoking, The Big BangMarmaduke, I’ll See You in My Dreams, The Desperate Trail,  Assault on the WayneThe Blue KnightI Will Fight No More Forever, and The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot.

Born Name

Samuel Pack Elliott

Nick Name

Sam

Sam Elliott at the Grandma premiere during the Sundance Film Festival in January 2015
Sam Elliott at the Grandma premiere during the Sundance Film Festival in January 2015

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Sacramento, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Sam Elliott went to the David Douglas High School.

Post that, he got enrolled at the Clark College in Vancouver, Washington to complete a two-year course.

He also got enrolled at the University of Oregon. However, he dropped out of university in his senior year to pursue an acting career.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Actor, Writer, Producer

Family

  • Father – Henry Nelson Elliott (Worked at Department of Interior)
  • Mother – Glynn Mamie Sparks (Physical Training Instructor)
  • Siblings – None
  • Others – Hardy Bishop Elliott (Paternal Grandfather), Leona Pack (Paternal Grandmother), Samuel D. Sparks, Jr (Maternal Grandfather), Zora Pope (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Sam Elliott has been represented by The Gersh Agency, Inc., Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Net Worth

His net worth has been $20 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sam Elliott has dated

  1. Barbra Streisand – He was romantically involved with singer, actress, director, and producer Barbra Streisand in the past.
  2. Katharine Ross (1978-Present) – Sam started dating actress Katharine Ross in 1978. 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.
Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross at The Hero premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017
Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross at The Hero premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017

Race / Ethnicity

White

Sam is of English and Scottish descent. He also has distant Dutch and Swiss, remote Swedish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish roots.

Hair Color

White

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thick mustache
  • Trademark deep voice
Sam Elliott at the world premiere of Disney-Pixar's THE GOOD DINOSAUR in November 2015
Sam Elliott at the world premiere of Disney-Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR in November 2015

Brand Endorsements

Sam Elliott has lent his voice for

  • Ford Trucks
  • Chevy Trucks
  • Dodge Trucks
  • U.S. Beef Council
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • IBM
  • Coor’s Beer
  • SmokeyBear
  • Coleman Camping Gear

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the role of General John Buford in the epic war movie, Gettysburg (1993)
  • Having played the role of Thunderbolt Ross in the Marvel superhero movie, Hulk (2003)

First Film

In 1969, Sam made his first film appearance in a minor role in the western movie, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

First TV Show

In 1968, Sam made his TV show debut in 3 episodes of the crime drama series, Felony Squad.

Sam Elliott at the Cinema Cafe event at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017
Sam Elliott at the Cinema Cafe event at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017

Sam Elliott Facts

  1. He had to drop out of the 1982 thriller, The Ambush Murders due to illness. He was replaced by James Brolin in the project.
  2. He was in love with movies since a very young age. By the age of 9, he had realized that he wanted to become an actor.
  3. After dropping out of his final year at the University of Oregon, he moved to Los Angeles to study acting. To pay his bills, he used to work part-time in construction.
  4. For a very brief period of time, he also served in the California Army National Guard.
  5. In 2015, he was honored with induction into the International Mustache Hall of Fame in the film and television category.
  6. He was very keen to reprise the role of General Ross in the reboot The Incredible Hulk after having played it in the 2003 release, Hulk. However, he was looked over in favor of William Hurt.
  7. While studying in college, he was pretty active in local and college theater and his portrayal of one of the leads in the production of Guys and Dolls was highly praised by local newspapers.
  8. When he got his breakthrough in show business in the 70s, he was counted amongst the leading male s*x symbols. However, he wasn’t a fan of that tag as he believed there was a lot of disgrace attached to the tag.
  9. To prepare for his highly acclaimed role in Tombstone, he trained with renowned gun expert Thell Reed, who has trained leading actors such as Val Kilmer, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Russell Crowe.
  10. Alongside Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, and Dave Chappelle, he co-starred as Bobby Maine (Jack’s older half-brother and manager) in the 2018 musical romantic drama film A Star Is Born. This role won him the National Board of Review Award for “Best Supporting Actor” while he was also nominated for an Academy Award, Critics’ Choice Movie Award, Satellite Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.
  11. He doesn’t have any social media accounts.

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