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Old 06-27-2017, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Banksiaman View Post
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?

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.