SAM ELLIOTT (Coach Moore)'s iconic career all began with a
bit part in the classic film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. His resonant
drawl is instantly recognizable, with a voice that fuels international campaigns
such as Dodge Ram and Coors.
The versatile actor rose to stardom playing the lead of the Paramount
Pictures' cult classic Lifeguard. Some of his most memorable roles include
playing "Virgil Earp" in Tombstone, "The Stranger" in The Big Lebowski, "Lee
Scorseby" in New Line Cinema's fantasy adventure The Golden Compass, "General
Ross" in Ang Lee's Hulk, and "Caretaker" in the hit film Ghost Rider opposite
His upcoming films include the animated feature Tibetan Rock Dog directed by
Ash Brannon and opposite Luke Wilson, Mae Whitman, and J.K. Simmons, Grandma,
directed by Paul Weitz and opposite Lily Tomlin, and I'll See You in My Dreams,
directed by Brett Haley and opposite Blythe Danner.
Among his countless film credits include The Company You Keep, We Were Soldiers,
The Contender, The Hi-Lo Country, Did You Hear about the Morgans?, Barnyard ,
Off the Map, Gettysburg, Rush, Prancer, Fatal Beauty, Mask, Up in the Air, and
Thank You for Smoking.
On television, Sam currently recurs on the hit series "Parks and Recreation."
Elliott was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role in "Buffalo
Girls." Other television credits include "Fail Safe," "You Know My Name," which
was a movie for TNT that won the first Golden Boot "Best of the West" Award, the
miniseries "Murder in Texas," "Gone to Texas," "The Sam Houston Story," "The
Yellow Rose" and "Fugitive Nights."
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