SAM ROCKWELL has emerged as one of the most dynamic actors of his generation by
continuing to take on challenging roles in both independent and studio productions.
Rockwell was most recently seen in David Gordon Green's acclaimed film SNOW ANGELS
opposite Kate Beckinsale; and starred opposite Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck in Andrew Dominik's
critically acclaimed film THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT
Rockwell can next be seen in Ron Howard's FROST/NIXON, scheduled for release by
Universal Pictures in fall 2008; the upcoming GENTLEMEN BRONCOS from the director of
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, Jared Hess; EVERYBODY'S FINE with Robert De Niro and Drew
Barrymore and the lead in Duncan Jones' film debut, MOON.
Rockwell has created memorable characters in several films including: the Russo brothers'
comedy WELCOME TO COLLINWOOD opposite George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jennifer
Esposito, and William H. Macy; David Mamet's HEIST opposite Gene Hackman, Rebecca Pidgeon
and Danny Devito; the blockbuster CHARLIE'S ANGELS with Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and
Lucy Liu; and Frank Darabont's Oscar-nominated THE GREEN MILE, opposite Tom Hanks.
Rockwell also appeared in DreamWorks' box office hit, GALAXY QUEST opposite Tim Allen,
Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman and Tony Shalhoub.
Additional credits include: JOSHUA opposite Vera Farmiga; the lead in George Clooney's
CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND; THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
opposite Zooey Deschanel, Mos Def and Martin Freeman; and the Warner Bros' comedy-drama
MATCHSTICK MEN directed by Ridley Scott, starring opposite Nicolas Cage. He has also
appeared in Woody Allen's CELEBRITY; Michael Hoffman's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
with Kevin Kline and Michelle Pfeiffer; John Duigan's LAWN DOGS; John Hamburg's SAFE MEN;
Saul Rubinek's dark comedy JERRY AND TOM; Tom DiCillo's BOX OF MOONLIGHT opposite
John Turturro; Peter Cohen's DRUNKS with Richard Lewis, Parker Posey and Faye Dunaway; Paul
Schrader's LIGHT SLEEPER with Willem Dafoe; Uli Edel's LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN with
Jennifer Jason Leigh; and his feature film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's CLOWN HOUSE while he
was still a student at the High School of the Performing Arts.
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