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Sam Elliott Biography

Updated On 22 Apr, 2022 Published On 10 Oct, 2017
Sam Elliott

Facts of Sam Elliott

Date of Birth :
Age : 79 years old
Family Name : Elliott
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Leo
Height : 6 Feet 2 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Sam Elliott

What is Sam Elliott marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Sam Elliott have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Sam Elliott having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Sam Elliott Gay ? No

American actor, Sam Elliott is mostly recognized for his character as Cowboys and Ranchers in The Quick and the Dead, and Tombstone. Elliott made his acting debut with the television role in Felony Squad. He is happily married to his wife and has a daughter together.

Early Life And Education Of Sam Elliott

Born as Samuel Pack Elliott on August 9, 1944, in Sacramento, California, Sam Elliot is the son of Glynn Mamie and Henry Nelson Elliot. His mother is a general physical trainer and father is an employee of the Department of the Interior.

He is American and belongs to English, Scottish, distant Swiss and Dutch descent. During his teenage days, he moved to Portland, Oregon along with his family.

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Elliott attended the David Douglas High School. Later he joined the Clark College in Vancouver, Washington and completed a two-year program in arts. During his time at California State University, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

As a young man, he worked in the California Army National Guard as well in construction too. Before pursuing his career in acting, he used to live in Princeton, West Virginia.

Sam Elliott's Career

Sam Elliott debuted in acting in 1996 with the movie, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Later he cast in the hit movie, Mission: Impossible and got his first lead role in Once an Eagle.

In 1985, Elliot earned the public attention for his breakthrough performance in Mask. It was followed by outstanding performances in several movies and series like; Felony Squad, Gunsmoke, Lancer, Hulk, Up In The Air, Grandma, and others.






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In 2015, Elliott appeared in the Netflix series The Ranch. In 2017, it was confirmed he would be the part of the movie, The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot.

Further, he lent his voice in various commercials like; Dodge, IBM, Kinney Drugs, Union Pacific. He has voiced in animated films too.

Sam Elliott's Net Worth

Sam Elliott is one of the successful Hollywood stars. As per Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is $10 million and according to The Richest, his net worth is $16 million. He appeared in a number of the box office hit movies and some of them are enlisted below; 

1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Budget= $6 million

Box-office Collection= $102.3 million

IMDb rating= 8.1 stars 

Starring=Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

2. Road House (1989)

Budget= $15 million

Box-office Collection= $30.1 million

IMDb rating= 6.5 stars

Starring= Patrick Swayze, Ben Gazzara, Kelly Lynch

3. Tombstone (1993)

Budget= $25 million

Box-office Collection= $56 million

IMDb rating= 7.8 stars

Starring= Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Michael Biehn, Powers Boothe

4. The Big Lebowski (1998)

Budget= $15 million

Box-office Collection= $46.2 million

IMDb rating= 8.1 stars

Starring= Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Sam Elliott's Personal Life

Elliott married to actress, Katharine Ross in 1984. Both of them are actors and prior to marriage they worked together in his debut movie, Butch Cassidy, and the Sundance Kid but they never met. 

Though Hollywood is not exactly known for the longevity of the relationship, Elliott and his wife Ross are one of the few exceptions as they have been together as husband and wife for 34 years.

Sam Elliott with wife, Katharine Ross.

Source: The Mercury News

In 1978, the couple officially met on the set of The Legacy and started after a few dating they eventually fell in love with one another. The couple was blessed with a daughter, Cleo Rose Elliott born in 1984. However, his daughter turned violent as she grew older and created a problem in the family.






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She even stabbed her mother on her right arm six times with a scissor. After the incident, Ross filed for a restraining order due to which Cleo has to stay 100 yards away from her.

With all the issues with their daughter, the husband and wife stuck with each other. They are living a blissful marriage with no signs of divorce.

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Sam Elliot Body Measurement 

  • Height = 1.88m or 6 feet 2 inches
  • Weight =  88 kg
  • Age = 74

Sam Elliott Married

Sam Elliott

First Marriage with Katharine Ross

Sam Elliott and Ross first met in 1978 on the set of The Legacy. They have a daughter named Cleo Rose Elliott.

Sam Elliott Children

DAUGHTER : Cleo Rose Elliott

Mother: Katharine Ross

Cleo is the only daughter of her parents. she was born on 1984 and currently, she serves as a musician in Malibu, California.

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