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Sam Shepard Charged With 2nd Suspected DWI

Actor was busted outside a Santa Fe restaurant

(Newser) - Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after a Santa Fe restaurant's security complained about a possibly intoxicated driver. The 71-year-old Shepard told a police officer that he had two tequila drinks and was planning to drive home, Santa Fe police... More »

Sam Shepard, Jessica Lange Split

Nearly enduring Hollywood couple officially call it quits

(Newser) - Hollywood's longtime golden couple is officially calling it quits. Playwright-actor Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange have revealed they split two years ago after nearly three decades together and two children. "They both are pursuing independent lives," a source tells People . Lange, 62, is currently starring in the... More »

Butch Cassidy Saddles Up Again

This time without the Sundance Kid

(Newser) - Forty years after his apparent death in a Bolivian shootout at the end of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy is back. Blackthorn, a new movie set to begin filming next month, has Sam Shepard taking Paul Newman's old role, saddling up as an older Cassidy who returns... More »

Ethan Hawke Ditched A-List, Found Artsy Cred

Star dishes on avoiding the fame 'trap' and doing what he always wanted to

(Newser) - Standing on the verge of Hollywood superstardom in the mid-'90s, Ethan Hawke blinked. Rather then sign on as the superhero flavor of the month, he turned instead to pal Richard Linklater's small indie flick Before Sunrise. The result has been a career trajectory not so much Hollywood glam as Big... More »

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