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->''"I've played so many hicks and country bumpkins. It's hilarious because I've always lived in cities.''

Sam Rockwell is an American actor. He is mostly known for his work in indie movies, and was once described by Creator/RogerEbert as "the go-to guy for weird characters." He gained public attention with roles in ''Film/LawnDogs'', ''Film/GalaxyQuest'', and the first ''Film/CharliesAngels'' movie. He went on to play larger parts in ''Confessions of a Dangerous Mind'', ''Film/{{Moon}}'', and ''Film/IronMan2''. He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ''Film/ThreeBillboardsOutsideEbbingMissouri''.

Also, his natural speaking voice is disturbingly similar to Owen Wilson's and the guy can [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjRWPVCRxSg&feature=related DANCE.]]

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!!Partial list of roles:
* ''Clownhouse'' (1989) - Randy
* ''Last Exit to Brooklyn'' (1989) - Al
* ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' (1990) - Head Thug
* ''Film/HappyHellNight'' (1992) - Young Henry Collins
* ''Basquiat'' (1996) - Thug
* ''Film/BoxOfMoonlight'' (1996) - The Kid
* ''Film/LawnDogs'' (1997) - Trent
* ''Celebrity'' (1998) - Darrow Entourage
* ''Film/AMidsummerNightsDream'' (1999) - Francis Flute
* ''Film/GalaxyQuest'' (1999) - Guy Fleegman
* ''Film/TheGreenMile'' (1999) - "Wild Bill" Wharton
* ''Film/CharliesAngels'' (2000) - Eric Knox
* ''Welcome to Collinwood'' (2002) - Pero
* ''Confessions of a Dangerous Mind'' (2002) - Creator/ChuckBarris
* ''Film/MatchstickMen'' (2003) - Frank Mercer
* ''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' (2005) - Zaphod Beeblebrox
* ''Joshua'' (2007) - Brad Cairn
* ''Snow Angels'' (2007) - Glenn Marchand
* ''Film/TheAssassinationOfJesseJamesByTheCowardRobertFord'' (2007) - Charley Ford
* ''Film/FrostNixon'' (2008) - James "Jim" Reston, Jr.
* ''Film/{{Choke}}'' (2008) - Victor Mancini
* ''The Winning Season'' (2009) - Bill
* ''Film/{{Moon}}'' (2009) - Sam Bell
* ''Film/GForce'' (2009) - Darwin
* ''Gentlemen Broncos'' - Bronco/Brutus
* ''Film/EverybodysFine'' (2009) - Robert
* ''Film/IronMan2'' (2010) - Justin Hammer
* ''Conviction'' - Kenneth Waters
* ''Film/CowboysAndAliens'' (2011) - Doc
* ''Film/TheSitter'' (2011) - Karl
* ''Film/SevenPsychopaths'' (2012) - Billy
* ''Film/TheWayWayBack'' (2013) - Owen
* ''Film/BetterLivingThroughChemistry'' (2014) - Doug Varney
* ''Film/{{Poltergeist}}'' (2015) - Eric Bowen
* ''Film/MrRight'' (2015) - Francis
* ''Film/ThreeBillboardsOutsideEbbingMissouri'' - Officer Jason Dixon (won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor)
* ''Woman Walks Ahead'' (2017) - Colonel Silas Grove
* ''Film/{{Mute}}'' (2018) - Sam Bell
* ''Backseat'' (2018) - George W. Bush




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