In Passing… Sam Bottoms (1955-2008)





American TV and actor Samuel Bottoms died from a brain tumor last night. He was 53 years of age. Bottoms’ first role was in 1971’s “The Last Picture Show.” From there he would later go on to such films as “Bronco Billy,” “Seabiscuit,” and “Shopgirl.” His most renowned role was that of Lance (the surfer) in “Apocalypse Now.” Other shows he has been in include “The X-Files,” “NYPD Blue,” and “Murder She Wrote.”


Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.


For more information, check out his IMDB page at:


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