Samuel Pack Elliott is a famous American actor. He was born on the 9th of August 1944 in Sacramento, California. He was born to Henry Nelson Elliott who was an animal control specialist and Glynn Mamie; a high school teacher and a training instructor.
His family moved from Sacramento, California to Portland, Oregon when Samuel was only 13 years old. He attended the David Douglas High School and graduated in the year 1962.
He then moved to the University of Oregon where he studied English and Psychology for two terms and then dropped out.
Samuel went back to his home; Portland to finish school at Clark College in nearby Vancouver, Washington. He graduated from Clark college in the year 1965 and then went back to the University of Oregon and pledged at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He dropped out again when his father died of a heart attack.
Sam went on to become one of the prolific actors on the screen. He has won the National Board of Review Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards among many others.
What Disease Does Sam Elliott Have?
Sam Elliott does not have any terminal disease as speculated in the media. The speculations arose as a result of a role he played in a 2017 movie titled The Hero. He played the role of Lee Hayden, an aging Western icon who was diagnosed with cancer.