Samuel Pack Elliott, or Sam Elliott, is an American actor. Born in Sacramento, California, Elliott does not come from a family related to show business. In fact, his father dissuaded him from pursuing a career in acting and urged him to get a proper degree. Being a realist and a hard worker, he passed on these virtues to Elliott. Nonetheless, the actor managed to move to Los Angeles eventually, to pursue a career in acting.
Sam Elliott started his career as a character actor. His lanky physique, coupled with a thick mustache, a deep and resonant voice as well as a Western drawl led to him being frequently cast in Westerns. Early in his career, Elliott appeared in shows like ‘Lancer’, while his break in films came when he appeared in ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid‘. He went on to appear in several more television shows, films, and television movies during the early stages of his career, working hard to make a name for himself. One of Sam Elliott’s most notable performances came as the stranger in ‘The Big Lebowski‘, where he narrates the story. If you are into mainstream cinema, you might recognize him as General Thunderbolt Ross in the 2003 ‘Hulk’ movie.
Later in his career, Elliott appeared in movies like ‘Thank You For Smoking’. He plays the role of Carter Slade in ‘Ghost Rider’ and has appearances in projects like ‘The Golden Compass’ and ‘Up In The Air’. Nowhere close to being done with television shows, Elliott appeared in FX’s ‘Justified’, which won him a Critics’ Choice Television Award for being the best guest performer. He can also be seen in ‘Grace and Frankie‘ and appeared in a movie titled ‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot’.
But Sam Elliott’s recent performance that audiences are bound to remember is in ‘A Star Is Born‘. He appears in the role of Bobby Maine, the elder half brother of Bradley Cooper’s character. It got him his career’s first nomination for an Oscar in the best supporting actor category. Apart from that, Elliott has voiced several commercials in his career. So now you must be wondering what is the next Sam Elliot movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Sam Elliot films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Sam Elliot movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
2. Lady and the Tramp (2019)
‘Lady and the Tramp’ is an upcoming animation adventure/comedy movie that is slated to be released on November 12, 2019. It is a live-action adaptation of Walt Disney’s 1955 animated film of the same name, which in turn is based on the magazine story in Cosmopolitan titled, ‘Happy Dan, The Cynical Dog’, by Ward Greene. When the new ‘Lady and the Tramp’ movie releases, it will air on Disney+ and will be the first of the Disney remakes to not get a theatrical release.