Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73

A giant in the arts, Sam Shepard, the Oscar-nominated actor, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author, screenwriter and director, died Thursday at his home in Kentucky of complications from ALS (or Lou Gehrig’s disease). He was 73.

Chris Boneau, a spokesman for Shepard’s family, confirmed Shepard’s…

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