Sam Rockwell at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival

Sam Rockwell (born November 5, 1968; 50 years old) is an American actor known for his leading roles in Lawn Dogs (1997), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Matchstick Men (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Choke (2008), Moon (2009), and Seven Psychopaths (2012), as well as for his supporting roles in The Green Mile (1999), Galaxy Quest (1999), The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007), Frost/Nixon (2008), Conviction (2010), Iron Man 2 (2010), Cowboys & Aliens (2011), and The Way Way Back (2013).

Sam Rockwell played a young Foot member in the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film. It was his third work on movies.


  • His character in the 1990 film gives a shout out to the comic’s creators. When Sam Rockwell's character tells the police to "go check out the East Warehouse over at Lairdman Island" this is a nod to the comic’ creators: Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird.
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