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Also Known As: Samuel John Bottoms Died: December 16, 2008
Born: October 17, 1955 Cause of Death: brain cancer
Birth Place: Santa Barbara, California, USA Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Sherrybaby (2006)
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 Shopgirl (2005)
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 Winter Passing (2005)
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 Unsaid, The (2001) Joseph Caffey
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 Looking Through Lillian (2001) Gene
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 My Neighbor's Daughter (1998) Dennis Cromwell
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 Joseph's Gift (1998)
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 Snide and Prejudice (1997) Schaub
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1971:
First film appearance as the retarded Billy in Peter Bogdanovich's classic, "The Last Picture Show"; appeared in several scenes with older brother Timothy
1973:
Garnered notice playing Marty in "The Class of 44"
1976:
First collaboration with Clint Eastwood in "The Outlaw Josey Wales"
1979:
Played hotshot PFC Lance in Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now"; co-starred Marlon Brando and Martin Sheen
1980:
Again worked with Clint Eastwood on the Western comedy "Bronco Billy"
1981:
Starred in the TV-miniseries remake of "East of Eden" as Cal Trask, while his brother Timothy played his father, Adam Trask
1987:
Re-teamed with director Francis Ford Coppola, to play the more sober-sided Lt. Webber in "Gardens of Stone"
1987:
Co-starred with brothers, Tim and Joseph Bottoms, in the short-lived TV pilot "Island Sons"
1997:
Again collaborated with brother Joseph Bottoms in Philippe Mora's "Snide and Prejudice"
2003:
Appeared in the Gary Ross directed drama "Seabiscuit"
2005:
Cast in Anand Tucker's "Shopgirl"; film based on the novella by Steve Martin
2006:
Played Maggie Gyllenhaal's father in the independent drama, "Sherrybaby"
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