Sam Rockwell is an award-winning American actor who garnered fame through his role in popular movies such as Seven Psychopaths, Lawn Dogs, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Moon, among others. The outstanding movie star came from a lineage of celebrities and has replicated the legacy set by his parents who were also actors. In addition, Sam has received several accolades for his excellent performances in movies and TV series. Learn more about his bio, career, and other interesting facts below.
Sam Rockwell Biography (Age)
The Seven Psychopaths actor was born on the 5th day of November 1968 in Daly City, San Mateo California. His parents are said to be spearhead actors in the entertainment industry. His dad, Pete Rockwell is well known for his acting stints in movies like Changeling (2008), Frost/Nixon (2008) and The Club of Unique and Lonely Minds while his mom, Penny Hess Ann has been hiding under the shadows.
Following his parent’s divorce, Sam Rockwell was mostly raised by his father. Despite being born in California, he spent his formative years in different states like Bronx, New York, Manhattan, and San Francisco. Sam spent a few years at Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of Arts (SOTA) before dropping out. He later acquired his high school diploma at Urban Pioneers; a place where his vibe for acting became rekindled. Upon graduation, he moved permanently to New York City to refine his acting skills working for a theatre group.
Career As An Actor
Sam Rockwell started appearing in movies along with his mother at the age of ten. Notwithstanding, his rise to stardom began while he was a high school student after he starred in Clownhouse 1989. Through 1990 till 1992, he took to shows and made a glam in the following series; Over the Limit and Lifestories: Families in Crisis.
From 1994 till 1996, he bagged many other roles featuring in films like The Search for One-eye Jimmy, Drunks, Glory Daze, Mercy, Bad Liver and a Broken Heart, Basquiat, and Box of Moonlight; which gave him two independents award for best actor. The following year came with a winning urge as he bagged two beautiful awards for his role in the 1997 movie, Lawn Dogs. His role in the comedy-drama film, Jerry and Tom and Safe Men in 1998 received rave reviews. As expected, the whole cast in the movie, Green Mile (1999) got nominated for the Screen Actors Guild for the Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Theatrical Motion Picture Award.
The actor has been featured in a countless list of movies and for most of his performances in different roles, he has bagged lots of accolades. Some of his movies include Charlie’s Angels (2000), Heist (2001), 13 Moons (2002), Matchstick Men (2003), Piccadilly Jim (2004,) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005), The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007), among others
His Net Worth
Having created the most envious acting career in his lifetime, Sam Rockwell’s legacy would always be remembered. Ever since the inception of his career, the actor has gained a reasonable amount of success and it is no surprise that his list of awards keeps increasing year after year. His financial value falls at $15 million; a well deserving amount. While he keeps making money with his remarkable performances on set, we are quite sure that his financial value would increase intermittently.
Does He Have a Wife or Girlfriend?
The star actor has become incredibly successful in his career and has won the hearts of his many fans with his exceptional acting style. Notwithstanding, he has not been in many relationships and is yet to walk down the aisle. From most of his interviews, the actor has publicly stated that he is never interested in marriage nor trying to get children.
Meanwhile, he has been in a relationship with his Iron Man 2 co-star named Leslie Bibb. The pair first met each other in 2007 while filming a movie (Frost/Nixon) in Los Angeles. Later on, they ignited their relationship and has been together for over a decade and counting. The couple has been supportive of each other’s career and obviously, respect their decisions towards marriage and kids.
His Height and Body Stats
Oh yeah, no one can beat the argument that Sam Rockwell is one of the cutest guys on earth. He is not just cute but his swag is worth dying for. He has taken his time to work on his physique and is a regular at gyms. The actor stands at 5 ft 8 inches and weighs 72 Kg. In addition, he measures 42-15-31 inches (chest-biceps-waist) with brown hair and hazel eyes.