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    Actor, playwright Sam Shepard dead at 73

    Jul 31 2017, 1:31 pm ET

    Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-Winning Playwright and Oscar-Nominated Actor, Dead at 73

    by Corky Siemaszko

    Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer-prize winning playwright who became a movie star with his Oscar-nominated portrayal of pilot Chuck Yeager in "The Right Stuff," died at his home in Kentucky. He was 73.

    Shepard died Thursday due to complications from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) "and was with his family at the time of his death," his agent Chris Boneau said Monday...

    http://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/p...ad-age-n788131

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    So sad. Such a hard way to go.

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    Wow. Never knew he separated from Jessica Lange.

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    I kept thinking about Sam Shepard a few days ago with out knowing why,then I see he has passed. Also happened with Bill Paxton.
    Sam's death is a great loss but he left us with so many gifts. Goodbye Sam and thank you!

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    I really like Sam Shepard. Such a horrible disease is ALS. Very sad.
    What goes around comes around

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    I loved him in The Pelican Brief. Such a great actor. RIP Sam. So sad to see such a great actor pass on.

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