[31] He was also nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, as well as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, his career-first nomination. In 2005, he appeared in Thank You for Smoking as a former Marlboro Man advertisement cowboy who has developed lung cancer. “As I opened up and read, you know - a couple of pages in, and it's talking about this voice-over. “They wanted me to speed up and enunciate. Sam Elliott is Replacing Adam West as the New Mayor in Family Guy, The Narrator of Netflix's The Devil All the Time Is Incredibly Fitting, Everything Coming to Netflix in December 2017. [23] The same year, he appeared in the romance I'll See You in My Dreams, and had a role in the independent film Digging for Fire. Whenever Elliott does an interview, the topic about his voice inevitably comes up. Trending: 1,729th This Week. It just kept going down the older I got - can't imagine it's going to go much further.”. He subsequently had a lead role in the comedy-drama The Hero (2017). Sam Elliott at a screening of Bleecker Street's "I'll See You In My Dreams" on May 7, 2015 | Photo: GettyImages. And it said literally on the page, ‘the voice-over sounded not unlike Sam Elliott,’” he recalled on NPR. He has lent his voice to campaigns for Dodge, IBM, Kinney Drugs, Union Pacific, and, most notably, the American Beef Council, succeeding Robert Mitchum in the latter. Sam Elliott is a voice actor known for voicing Butch, Ben the Cow, and Smokey the Bear. That same year he appeared in the show Lancer in the episode "Death Bait", playing Renslo. When you hear the name Sam Elliott, there are probably two things that come to mind: his cowboy-like thick mustache, and his rich, iconic voice with a western drawl. In 1991, Elliott and his wife Katharine Ross starred in the adaptation of the Louis L'Amour novel Conagher (1991).[21]. 36 Best Pumpkin Farms to Visit This Autumn, 30 Best Fall Flowers and Plants for Your Yard, 10 Charming Country Products by Black-Owned Brands. In fact, his smooth and smoky vocals are now the voice behind several campaigns for Coors Beer, RAM trucks, and more. The filmography of American actor Sam Elliott includes nearly 100 credits in both film and television. In 2010, Ram Trucks hired Elliott to do the voice-over for their Ram Heavy Duty truck commercial; he has been voicing their commercials since. Through the years, his voice has always been a topic of interest for his fans and the media, even if he doesn't get the hype. They certainly wrote it with me in mind.”, Sam Elliott at the IMDb Studio during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2017 | Photo: GettyImages. Elliot and Selleck teamed again in 1982 in The Shadow Riders, another Louis L'Amour adaption.[20]. The attraction for his voice among the general public is such that Facebook groups are demanding a GPS with Elliott’s voice, and people on social media stating they would pay anything just to hear him read the yellow pages.