Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard, playwright and actor dead at 73

Sam Shepard, playwright and actor dead at 73

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73 following his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was surrounded by his children, Jesse, Hannah and Walker, and his sisters, Sandy and Roxanne Rogers. “The family requests privacy at this difficult time,” family spokesman Chris Boneau said. Shepard […]