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Old 06-27-2017, 05:05 PM
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Recently I found out that the Sam Shepherd I've always enjoyed as an actor [esp Chuck Yaeger in The Right Stuff], is the same Sam Shepherd who is an accomplished playwright and author and whom I always assumed to be a different person. I have to say, he's a mighty impressive bloke on all three counts.
Are these not all highly related?

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What other people would have comparable achievement and critical acclaim across at least three fields of the arts?
Well, Shakespeare was an actor, playwright and poet. Christopher Marlowe was a playwright, poet, and translator.