8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell is an American film actor best known for his roles in ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,’ ‘Cowboys and Aliens,’ and ‘Seven Psychopaths.’ Born in Daly City, California, he showed an early interest in acting and made his stage debut at the age of ten. If you want to learn more about this talented actor, these three unknown facts about him will surely pique your interest.
Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sam Rockwell

1. His Scene Was Cut From “Jar Head”

Rockwell appeared in JARHEAD and shot his scenes in a single day. But was later dropped from the film prior to its release. [1]

2. He Starred In George Clooney’s Directorial Debut

Confessions of a dangerous mind, George Clooney’s directorial debut, starred Sam. And he was Clooney’s sole choice for the role. [2]

3. Damaged His Hand In An Accident

Sam’s hand was injured in a car accident. ‘I flipped a car,’ he said in an interview with Esquire. I think the same thing sort of happened to Shia LaBeouf, except his hand was hurt worse than mine, but my fingers were crushed and then reconstructed.’ [3]

4. He Beat Some Famous Actors As Part Of His Role

In The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, Rockwell beat out Bill Murray, Robert Downey Jr., and Johnny Depp for the role of Zaphod Beeblebrox. It’s just a shame the film didn’t always live up to expectations.

5. His Famous Dance In Iron Man 2

Sam Rockwell uses the dance he performs at the Expo in IRON MAN 2 to help him get into character. Whatever it is, the dance is fantastic.
Sam dancing in ironman
Sam dancing in ironman

6. Awards Recognition

Rockwell won both the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 2017 film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. [4]

7. Keeps His Personal Life Private

Although there’s no such word as privacy found in the actor’s dictionary. But still, Sam has been successful in keeping his personal life private. He never shares much about his personal life on any of his social accounts so we can conclude that the actor is quite a private person.

8. Sam is Not That Much Active On Social Media

Although he has an Instagram account he is not active on that. The actor often shares his recent project details on his Instagram but never posts anything about his personal life.