Hollywood is no stranger to icons who dazzle both on AND off screen. Sam Elliot, has also captivated audiences with his voice for decades too. The 73 year old actor has starred in some of the most beloved films of the past twenty years. Where did all this success come from? Until now, many significant facts about his life have been kept a secret, but this is the untold story of Sam Elliott.
After graduating from David Douglas High School in Portland, Oregon, Sam Elliott attended Clark College in Vancouver, Washington, where he pursued a two-year program. While enrolled, he had the opportunity to appear in a small production of Guys and Dolls. A local reporter in attendance penned a glowing review of Elliott’s performance. This initial encouragement convinced Elliott to pursue a career in acting.