Sam Elliott Turned 79 Alongside His Wife — They ‘Work Hard’ & Stay ‘Out of Town’ to Save Their Marriage

For Sam Elliott, who recently turned 79 years old, meeting his wife was love at first sight, and it looks like he was right. The two have been together for decades, and Elliott has many beautiful and practical thoughts on how they have managed to sustain their loving partnership.

Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross initially came across one another on the “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” set. While Elliott instantly fell in love with Ross, he couldn’t work up the courage to talk to Ross, who was the leading lady, and by virtue of this, he felt highly intimidated.

However, in 1978, with both on the set of “The Legacy,” Elliott chose to take the leap, and the two instantly connected.Elliott and his beau exchanged vows in the late 1980s, with this being the actress’s fifth marriage and Elliott’s first. Needless to say, the two have been married for over three decades. Speaking about how they’ve made their marriage last, the actor spoke about putting the work in. In his own words, he said:

“We have a common sensibility, but we also work at being together. You work past the [expletive]; you don’t walk away from it. That’s how relationships last.”...CONTINUE READING



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