Sam Elliott has played convincing cowboys, hunky lifeguards, soldiers, artists and assorted men’s men on the big and small screen for the better part of 45 years.
“Beef. It’s what’s for dinner.”
Want somebody who can out testosterone Nick Offerman in “Parks & Recreation”? Bring in Sam as his opposite number from a nearby town.
Need the living embodiment of the Marlboro Man in “Thank You For Smoking”? Sam’s your man.
He’s developed a late career twinkle that lifted “The Big Lebowski” into legend, and that sparks the melancholy romance “I’ll See You in My Dreams,” which has him pursuing Blythe Danner. That’s why I’m talking to him today.
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