THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE
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
Rockwell starred on Broadway in Sam Shepherd's "Fool For Love," after a
run at Williamstown Theatre Festival last summer. He was seen in DON VERDEAN,
written and directed by Jared Hess (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE), about a biblical
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
Rockwell starred in the remake of the classic film POLTERGEIST opposite
Dewitt; DIGGING FOR FIRE, written and directed by Joe Swanberg (DRINKING
and in Lynn Shelton's LAGGIES, opposite Keira Knightley and Chloe Grace Moretz.
nominated for a 2014 Critics' Choice Award for 'Best Actor in a Comedy' for his
THE WAY, WAY BACK written by the Academy Award winning team of Nat Faxon and
Rash (THE DESCENDANTS), opposite Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Maya Rudolph, and
Throughout his career, Rockwell has created memorable and diverse characters.
credits include Tony Goldwyn's CONVICTION opposite Hilary Swank; Jon Favreau's
MAN 2 opposite Robert Downey Jr.; Jon Favreau's COWBOYS AND ALIENS opposite
Ford and Daniel Craig; Duncan Jones' MOON; the blockbuster CHARLIE'S ANGELS,
Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu; and Frank Darabont's Oscar-nominated THE
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,
Kate Beckinsale; the Russo brothers' comedy WELCOME TO COLLINWOOD, opposite
Clooney and William H. Macy; David Mamet's HEIST, opposite Gene Hackman and
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
comedy-drama MATCHSTICK MEN, directed by Ridley Scott and opposite Nicolas Cage.
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
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,
and Faye Dunaway; Paul Schrader's LIGHT SLEEPER, with Willem Dafoe; Uli Edel's
TO BROOKLYN, with Jennifer Jason Leigh; and his feature film debut in Francis
CLOWNHOUSE, while he was still a student at San Francisco's High School of the
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
in George Clooney's CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND. He starred opposite
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
A Behanding In Spokane opposite Christopher Walken on Broadway; The Last Days Of
Iscariot at The Public Theater, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman; and the
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
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