American award-winning playwright Sam Shepard dies at 73

The American actor and award-winning playwright Sam Shepard has died, aged 73.

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    The American actor and award-winning playwright Sam Shepard has died, aged 73.

    He wrote more than 40 plays and won the Pulitzer Prize for the 1979 drama Buried Child.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports.


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