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SAM ROCKWELL (C.P. Ellis), an Academy Award winner, has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation with an array of emotionally searing and complex roles defining his body of work.

Rockwell won the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Critics Choice and Independent Spirit Award for "Best Supporting Actor" for his performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, opposite Frances McDormand. He was also additionally nominated for, or won, more than 37 critics groups awards globally for his brilliant portrayal of Officer Jason Dixon, a bad cop who stumbles towards redemption as he tries to help Mildred (McDormand) avenge her daughter's tragic murder.

Rockwell can currently be seen in director Adam McKay's political drama Vice, opposite Christian Bale and Amy Adams. Rockwell portrays George W. Bush, with Bale and Adams in the roles of Dick and Lynne Cheney. Next year, he can be heard in the animated The One and Only Ivan, opposite Angelina Jolie and Bryan Cranston.

Rockwell also stars in FX's "Fosse/Verdon" limited series opposite Michelle Williams with LinManuel Miranda producing. The eight-part series is based on the lives of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon and their romantic and creative partnership. Nicole Fosse, daughter of Fosse and Verdon, serves as coexecutive producer. The show is set to launch in 2019.

Rockwell is known for his standout leading performances in an array of noteworthy films, including George Clooney's Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which brought him the Silver Bear Award for "Best Actor" at the 2003 Berlin International Film Festival; Ridley Scott's Matchstick Men; and Seven Psychopaths, opposite Woody Harrelson, Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken, which earned him a 2013 Film Independent Spirit Award nomination for "Best Supporting Male." This was followed by a 2014 Critics' Choice nomination for "Best Actor in a Comedy" for his heartfelt performance in Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's coming of age comedy The Way, Way Back.

Rockwell has also appeared in critically acclaimed films including Ron Howard's Academy Award-nominated Frost/Nixon, opposite Frank Langella and Michael Sheen; Andrew Dominik's The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, alongside Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck; as well as Frank Darabont's Academy Award-nominated drama The Green Mile, opposite Tom Hanks. Recent credits include Susanna White's 19th century period drama Woman Walks Ahead, opposite Jessica Chastain; Gil Kenan's remake of the 1982 horror classic Poltergeist, opposite Rosemarie DeWitt; Paco Cabezas's Mr. Right, opposite Anna Kendrick; Jared Hess's Don Verdean, opposite Will Forte and Danny McBride; Joe Swanberg's Digging for Fire, alongside Jake Johnson and Rosemarie DeWitt; and Lynn Shelton's Laggies, opposite Keira Knightley. He has additionally appeared in several groundbreaking studio pictures including Jon Favreau's Iron Man 2; the high-octane film adaption of the original 1970s television series Charlie's Angels; and Steve Barron's blockbuster Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Other notable film credits include Favreau's Cowboys & Aliens, alongside Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig; Tony Goldwyn's Conviction, opposite Hillary Swank; Kirk Jones's Everybody's Fine, alongside Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore and Kate Beckinsale; Hoyt Yeatman's animated film GForce, alongside Bill Nighy, Will Arnett and Zach Galifianakis; Garth Jennings's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; the Russo Brothers' caper comedy Welcome to Collinwood, alongside William H. Macy; Duncan Jones's Moon; David Mamet's Heist, alongside Gene Hackman and Danny DeVito; Dean Parisot's Galaxy Quest, alongside Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman; Michael Hoffman's A Midsummer Night's Dream, alongside Kevin Kline and Michelle Pfeiffer; Woody Allen's Celebrity; Saul Rubinek's Jerry and Tom, opposite Joe Mantegna; John Duigan's Lawn Dogs, opposite Mischa Barton; and his feature film debut in Victor Salva's slasher Clownhouse.

Not only is Rockwell a star on screen, he has owned the stage in a number of theatrical productions, including his most recent Broadway performances in the 2014 revival of Sam Shepherd's Fool for Love, alongside Nina Arianda. Additional stage credits include Martin McDonagh's critically acclaimed Broadway production of A Behanding in Spokane, opposite Christopher Walken; the world premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman; and the off-Broadway production of Mike Leigh's fiercely comic Goose-Pimples. His love for theater began at the Williamstown Theatre Festival where he performed in productions including A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by David Cromer; The Dumb Waiter, directed by Joe Mantello, and the revival of Lanford Wilson's long-running off-Broadway hit Hot L Baltimore.


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