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Sam Bottoms

17 October 1955 to 16 December 2008

One of four acting brothers, Bottoms starred alongside older sibling Timothy in The Last Picture Show (1971). His best known role came in Apocalypse Now (1979), as acid dropping pro-surfer Lance Johnson, with his other films including The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Bronco Billy (1980), Seabiscuit (2003) and Sherrybaby (2006).

- Read Sam Bottoms's Times Obituary
- Read Sam Bottoms's Herald Obituary