Sam Elliott filmography
The filmography of American actor Sam Elliott includes nearly 100 credits in both film and television. He came to prominence for his portrayal of gruff cowboy characters in various Western films and series, making early minor appearances in The Way West (1967) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). He went on to appear in several horror films, such as Frogs (1972) and The Legacy (1978), and appeared in various television series. His film breakthrough was the drama Mask (1985), in which he co-starred with Cher.Road House
He would reprise his Western image in 1991's television film Conagher, for which he earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor, followed by his role portraying Virgil Earp in Tombstone (1993). He also appeared in Gettysburg (1993), in which he played Brigadier General John Buford. He earned his second Golden Globe nomination for his supporting portrayal of Wild Bill Hickok in the miniseries Buffalo Girls (1995). He had a minor role in the comedy The Big Lebowski (1998), and later had supporting roles in the fantasy The Golden Compass (2007) and the drama Up in the Air (2009).
In 2016, Elliott began portraying Beau Bennett on the Netflix series The Ranch. He subsequently appeared in a supporting role in the musical drama A Star Is Born (2018) directed by and co-starring Bradley Cooper, which earned him a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor and various nominations, including a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role.
|1968–1969||Felony Squad||Numerous||3 episodes|
|1969||Land of the Giants||Martin Reed||Episode: "Six Hours to Live"|
|1969||The F.B.I.||SAC Kendall Lisbon||Episode: "The Prey"|
|1969||Judd, for the Defense||Dan Kenyon||Episode: "The Crystal Maze"|
|1969–1970||Lancer||Renslo / Canopus / Cowboy||3 episodes|||
|1970||The Challenge||Bryant||Television film|
|1970–1971||Mission: Impossible||Dr. Douglas Robert (Lang)||13 episodes|||
|1971||Assault on the Wayne||Ensign William 'Bill' Sandover||Television film|
|1972||Gunsmoke||Cory Soames||Episode: "The Wedding"|||
|1972||The Mod Squad||Rick Price||Episode: "Good Times Are Just Memories"|||
|1972||Molly and Lawless John||Johnny Lawler||Television film|
|1973||Blue Knight, The||Detective Charlie Bronski||Television film|
|1973||Mannix||Bill Saunders||Episode: "Little Girl Lost"|||
|1973||Hawkins||Luther Wilkes||Episode: "Die Die, Darling"|
|1974||Doc Elliot||Lee Barrows||Episode: "A Time to Live"|
|1974||Hawaii Five-O||Jack Houston||Episode: "The Two-Faced Corpse"|
|1974||Evel Knievel||Evel Knievel||Television film|
|1974||The Manhunter||Will Gantry||Episode: "The Ma Gantry Gang"|
|1974||The Streets of San Francisco||Ken Johnson||Episode: "The Hard Breed"|||
|1975||Police Woman||Michael Gregory||Episode: "Farewell, Mary Jane"|
|1975||I Will Fight No More Forever||Captain Wood||Television film|
|1976–1977||Once an Eagle||Sam Damon||7 episodes|||
|1977||Aspen||Tom Keating||Television film|||
|1979||The Sacketts||Tell Sackett||Television film|||
|1980||Wild Times||Hugh Cardiff||2 episodes|||
|1981||Murder in Texas||Dr. John Hill||Television film|||
|1982||The Shadow Riders||Dal Traven||Television film|
|1982||The Yellow Rose||Chance McKenzie||22 episodes|||
|1984||Travis McGee||Travis McGee||Television film|
|1985||A Death in California||D. Jordan Williams||2 episodes|
|1987||Gone to Texas||Sam Houston||Television film; also producer|
|1987||The Quick and the Dead||Con Vallian||Television film|
|1988||The World's Greatest Stunts: A Tribute to Hollywood Stuntmen||Himself||Documentary|
|1991||Conagher||Conn Conagher||Television film; also writer and producer
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
|1992||Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert||Lyn Cutter||Television film|
|1994||The Desperate Trail||Bill Speakes||Television film|||
|1995||The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky||Bill Bell||Television film|
|1995||Buffalo Girls||Wild Bill Hickok||Television film
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
|1995||Blue River||Henry Howland||Television film|
|1995||The Way West||(voice)||Documentary|
|1995||Woman Undone||Ross Bishop||Television film|
|1997||Rough Riders||Capt. Bucky O'Neill||Television film|
|1997||Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western||Himself||Documentary|
|1999||You Know My Name||Bill Tilghman||Television film; also producer|
|2000||Fail Safe||Congressman Raskob||Television film|
|2001||Pretty When You Cry||Detective Lukas Black||Television film|
|2003||Hulk: The Lowdown||Himself (co-Host)||Documentary|
|2006||Avenger||Calvin Dexter||Television film|
|2010||November Christmas||Jess Sanford||Television film|
|2012||Robot Chicken||White Wine Narrator, Skito, Reporter (voice)||Episode: "Hurtled from a Helicopter into a Speeding Train"
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
|2013–2015||Parks and Recreation||Ron Dunn||3 episodes|||
|2015||Justified||Avery Markham||12 episodes
Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series
|2016–present||The Ranch||Beau Bennett||70 episodes; also producer|||
|2016||American Dad!||Big John Tanner (voice)||Episode: "Kiss Kiss Cam Cam"|
|2016||Grace and Frankie||Phil Milstein||4 episodes|
|2019||Family Guy||Himself (voice)||Episode: "Girl, Internetted"|
- "Sam Elliott Credits". TV Guide. Archived from the original on March 24, 2018.
- "Sam Elliott Filmography". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Los Angeles, California: American Film Institute. Archived from the original on December 15, 2018.
- Amanda N'Duka. "Ron Livingston Joins 'The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 9, 2017.
- Mallenbaum, Carly (September 25, 2018). "'A Star is Born': Bradley Cooper's deep Sam Elliott-inspired voice impressed even Elliott". USA Today. Archived from the original on October 8, 2018.
- "EXCLUSIVE: Sam Elliott Joins Disney's LADY AND THE TRAMP Remake | That Hashtag Show". That Hashtag Show. July 30, 2018. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
- Parish, James Robert; Terrace, Vincent (1990). The Complete Actors' Television Credits, 1948-1988: Actors (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. pp. 170–171. ISBN 978-0-810-82204-7.
- Rettenmund, Matthew (1995). Totally Awesome 80s: A Lexicon of the Music, Videos, Movies, TV Shows, Stars, and Trends of that Decadent Decade. New York: Macmillan. p. 141. ISBN 978-0-312-14436-4.
- Mills, Bart (June 30, 1991). "Sam Elliott, On The 'Conagher' Trail". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on September 14, 2015.