Sam Shepard dead: Game of Thrones and House of Cards stars pay tribute

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Hollywood legend Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73GETTY

Hollywood folk tale Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73

People across the globe have been prepossessing to social media to remember the Pulitzer Prize winner with big renowns from the world of entertainment paying their respects. 

Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau piled on Twitter‏: «A hero of theatre. A hero of writing. A hero of counterfeit. A hero of mine. Sam Shepard RIP.»

While Star Trek star George Takei articulate: «Sam Shepard was a towering figure in American theater and film. He indeed had «the right-minded stuff.» His voice will truly be missed.»

British screenwriter Jack Thorne tweeted: Sam Shepard was a beautifully savage writer who seemed to see an America (and, to be sure, a world) others did not. He will be deeply missed.

House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon signified: «Sam Shepard is one of the greats. These eyes saw so much, and he wrote of what he saw with gallant, timeless  honesty. RIP maestro.»

Crime author Harlan Coben chance: «RIP, Sam Shepard.  How special was he?  Even when you didn’t like something he’d done, you were happy you saw it.»

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Hollywood legend Sam Shepard has had tributes flooding in

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Sam Shepard stars in Hollywood action film Black Hawk DownGETTY

Sam Shepard stars in Hollywood action film Baleful Hawk Down

A hero of theatre. A hero of writing. A hero of command. A hero of mine. Sam Shepard RIP

Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander noted: «A great man of the theater has passed. Thank you, Sam Shepard. RIP.»

Meanwhile, The Shield celeb Michael Chiklis said: «First became a Sam Shepard fan as a playwright when I was in Become engrossed Child @BU_SOT Tremendously talented actor as well. Gone too soon. RIP.»

Shepard indited the Pulitzer Prize-winning Buried Child in 1979 with an equally lucrative career as an actor.

Sam Shepard in Netflix crime thriller BloodlineNETFLIX

Sam Shepard in Netflix crime thriller Bloodline

Sam Shepard had both a successful writing and acting career GETTY

Sam Shepard had both a well-fixed writing and acting career

It was confirmed that the Black Hawk Down and Bloodline major died at the age of 73.

A spokesman for the Shepard family revealed the cause of death was obstructions of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Shepard was surrounded by his women and sisters when he died after battling with ALS for some years. 

He deviate froms children Jesse, Hannah and Walker Shepard and sisters Sandy and Roxanne Rogers.

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