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SAM ROCKWELL (Dixon) has emerged as one of the most dynamic actors of his generation by continuing to take on challenging roles in both independent and studio productions. Rockwell starred on Broadway in Sam Shepherd's "Fool For Love," after a critically acclaimed run at Williamstown Theatre Festival last summer. He was seen in DON VERDEAN, written and directed by Jared Hess (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE), about a biblical archeologist who walks the line between faith-promoting spectacle and massive fraud. He also starred opposite Anna Kendrick in Mr. Right, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this year.

Rockwell starred in the remake of the classic film POLTERGEIST opposite Rosemarie Dewitt; DIGGING FOR FIRE, written and directed by Joe Swanberg (DRINKING BUDDIES); and in Lynn Shelton's LAGGIES, opposite Keira Knightley and Chloe Grace Moretz. He was nominated for a 2014 Critics' Choice Award for 'Best Actor in a Comedy' for his performance in THE WAY, WAY BACK written by the Academy Award winning team of Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (THE DESCENDANTS), opposite Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Maya Rudolph, and Rob Corddry.

Throughout his career, Rockwell has created memorable and diverse characters. His film credits include Tony Goldwyn's CONVICTION opposite Hilary Swank; Jon Favreau's IRON MAN 2 opposite Robert Downey Jr.; Jon Favreau's COWBOYS AND ALIENS opposite Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig; Duncan Jones' MOON; the blockbuster CHARLIE'S ANGELS, with Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu; and Frank Darabont's Oscar-nominated THE GREEN MILE, opposite Tom Hanks.

Additional credits include DreamWorks' box-office hit GALAXY QUEST, opposite Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman and Tony Shalhoub; Andrew Dominik's THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD opposite Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck; Martin McDonagh's SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS opposite Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, and Woody Harrelson; David Gordon Green's SNOW ANGELS, opposite Kate Beckinsale; the Russo brothers' comedy WELCOME TO COLLINWOOD, opposite George Clooney and William H. Macy; David Mamet's HEIST, opposite Gene Hackman and Danny DeVito; THE SITTER opposite Jonah Hill; EVERYBODY'S FINE opposite Robert De Niro; FROST/NIXON opposite Frank Langella; JOSHUA opposite Vera Farmiga; THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, opposite Zooey Deschanel; and the Warner Bros.' comedy-drama MATCHSTICK MEN, directed by Ridley Scott and opposite Nicolas Cage. He has also appeared in Woody Allen's CELEBRITY; Michael Hoffman's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, with Kevin Kline and Michelle Pfeiffer; John Duigan's LAWN DOGS; John Hamburg's SAFE MEN; Saul Rubinek's dark comedy JERRY AND TOM; Tom DiCillo's BOX OF MOONLIGHT, opposite John Turturro; Peter Cohn's DRUNKS, with Richard Lewis, Parker Posey and Faye Dunaway; Paul Schrader's LIGHT SLEEPER, with Willem Dafoe; Uli Edel's LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN, with Jennifer Jason Leigh; and his feature film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's CLOWNHOUSE, while he was still a student at San Francisco's High School of the Performing Arts.

Rockwell won critical praise, as well as the Berlin Film Festival's Silver Berlin Bear Award and Movieline's Breakthrough Performance of the Year Award, for his portrayal of Chuck Barris in George Clooney's CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND. He starred opposite Clooney, Drew Barrymore and Julia Roberts in this adaptation of Barris' memoirs. Other awards include Best Actor at the Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia for his performance in Joshua and the Decades Achievement Award from Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival.

Rockwell's theater credits include Martin McDonagh's critically acclaimed production of A Behanding In Spokane opposite Christopher Walken on Broadway; The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot at The Public Theater, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman; and the off-Broadway production of Goose-Pimples, written by noted film writer/director Mike Leigh. He has also appeared in Streetcar Named Desire, The Dumb Waiter and Hot L Baltimore for the Williamstown Theatre Festival.


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