Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell is an American actor. He became well known for his leading roles in Lawn Dogs (1997), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Matchstick Men (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Moon (2009), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Mr. Right (2015), and Richard Jewell (2019). He has also played supporting roles in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), The Green Mile (1999), Galaxy Quest (1999), Charlie's Angels (2000), Frost/Nixon (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Conviction (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), The Way, Way Back (2013), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), Vice (2018), and Jojo Rabbit (2019). In 2017, Rockwell's performance as a racist, troubled police officer in the crime film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was nominated in the same category the following year for his portrayal of George W. Bush in the 2018 political satire Vice. In 2019, he portrayed Bob Fosse in the FX biographical miniseries Fosse/Verdon, earning him a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series and winning the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie. On stage, Rockwell has appeared in plays including Zoo Story (2001), A Behanding in Spokane (2010) and Fool for Love (2015). He has voiced characters in G-Force (2009), F is for Family (2015-present) Trolls World Tour and The One and Only Ivan (both 2020).