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Sam Waterston  American Actor


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Samuel Atkinson "Sam" Waterston (born November 15, 1940) is an American actor, producer and director. Among other roles, he is noted for his portrayal of Sydney Schanberg in The Killing Fields (1984), for which he received an Academy Award nomination...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship12 yrs, 8 mths
Average Relationship Length6 yrs, 4 mths
First Name Sam
Middle Name Atkinson
Last Name Waterston
Full Name at Birth Samuel Atkinson Waterston
Age 75 years
Birthday 15th November, 1940
Birthplace Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Groton High -- Groton, MA
University Sorbonne University, B.A. Yale University --1962
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Law & Order
Year(s) Active 1964 –
Father Chychele Waterston
Mother Alice Atkinson Tucker
Family Member Katherine Waterston (Daughter) (Actress), Elisabeth Waterston (Daughter) (Actress), James Waterston (Son) (Actor)
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Sam Waterston75 ScorpioActor
Lynn Louisa Woodruff-Model
Barbara Rutledge-Johns-


Graham C.
Elizabeth P.
Katherine B.
James S.
Male17th January, 196947 years old

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Please Be Normal2014 Dad Movie
Jo2013 David Zifkin TV Show
And It Was Good2013 Judge Alexander Baas, Doctor, Gravedigger Movie
The Path to Violence2013 Narrator (2013) (voice) Movie
The Newsroom2012 Charlie Skinner TV Show
President Lincoln's Inauguration Re-enactment2011 Movie
Masters of Science Fiction2007 Havelman TV Show
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005 Jack McCoy TV Show
The Colbert Report2005 Poncho Denews, Charlie Skinner TV Show
Le divorce2003 Chester Walker Movie
The Commission2003 J. Lee Rankin Movie
The Matthew Shepard Story2002 Dennis Shepard TV Movie
A House Divided2000 David Dickson TV Movie
Family Guy1999 Dr. Kaplan TV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999 Jack McCoy TV Show
Exiled1998 Jack McCoy TV Movie
Miracle at Midnight1998 Dr. Karl Koster TV Movie
Shadow Conspiracy1997 The President Movie
The Proprietor1996 Harry Bancroft Movie
The Journey of August King1995 Mooney Wright Movie
Serial Mom1994 Eugene Sutphin, D.D.S. Movie
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker1994 Daniel Chamberlain TV Movie
David's Mother1994 John Nils TV Movie
The Enemy Within1994 President William Foster TV Movie
A Dog Race in Alaska1993 Short Film
I'll Fly Away: Then and Now1993 Forrest Bedford TV Movie
Homicide: Life on the Street1993 Jack McCoy TV Show
A Captive in the Land1993 Royce Movie
Warburg: A Man of Influence1992 Siegmund Warburg TV Show
The Man in the Moon1991 Matthew Trant Movie
I'll Fly Away1991 Forrest Bedford TV Show
Mindwalk1990 Jack Edwards Movie
Law & Order1990 Jack McCoy TV Show
The Civil War1990 President Abraham Lincoln TV Show
Crimes and Misdemeanors1989 Ben Movie
Welcome Home1989 Woody Movie
Lantern Hill1989 Andrew Stuart TV Movie
The Nightmare Years1989 Bill Shirer TV Show
Tales from the Crypt1989 G.G. Devoe TV Show
Lincoln1988 Abraham Lincoln TV Movie
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami1988 Jim Delmore TV Movie
American Experience1988 Narrator TV Show
A Walk in the Woods1988 John Honeyman TV Movie
September1987 Peter Movie
Devil's Paradise1987 Jones Movie
Hannah and Her Sisters1986 David Movie
Just Between Friends1986 Harry Crandall Movie
The Fifth Missile1986 Capt. Allard Renslow TV Movie
Flagrant désir1986 Inspecteur Gerry Morrison Movie
Warning Sign1985 Cal Morse Movie
Finnegan Begin Again1985 Paul Broadbent TV Movie
Love Lives On1985 Bernie TV Movie
Amazing Stories1985 Jordan Manmouth TV Show
The Killing Fields1984 Sydney Schanberg Movie
The Boy Who Loved Trolls1984 Ofoeti TV Movie
Dempsey1983 Doc Kearns TV Movie
In Defense of Kids1983 Paul Wilcox TV Movie
Q.E.D.1982 Prof. Quentin E. Deverill TV Show
Freedom to Speak1982 Theodore Roosevelt TV Show
Games Mother Never Taught You1982 David Bentells TV Movie
Heaven's Gate1980 Frank Canton Movie
Hopscotch1980 Cutter Movie
Sweet William1980 William McClusky Movie
Oppenheimer1980 Robert Oppenheimer TV Show
Eagle's Wing1979 White Bull Movie
Friendly Fire1979 C.D. Bryan TV Movie
Capricorn One1978 Peter Willis Movie
Interiors1978 Mike Movie
Sweet Revenge1976 Le Clerq Movie
Journey Into Fear1975 Mr. Graham Movie
Rancho Deluxe1975 Cecil Colson Movie
The Great Gatsby1974 Nick Carraway Movie
Reflections of Murder1974 Michael Elliott TV Movie
Much Ado About Nothing1973 Benedick TV Movie
The Glass Menagerie1973 Tom Wingfield TV Movie
Savages1972 James, the Limping Man Movie
Mahoney's Estate1972 Felix Movie
Who Killed Mary What's 'Er Name?1971 Alex Monte Movie
Cover Me Babe1970 Cameraman Movie
Generation1969 Desmond Movie
Three1969 Taylor Movie
Fitzwilly1967 Oliver Movie
N.Y.P.D.1967 Marco TV Show
NET Playhouse1966 TV Show
The Plastic Dome of Norma Jean1965 Andy Movie
New York Television Theatre1965 TV Show
Dr. Kildare1961 Mark TV Show
Camera Three1955 Man 2 TV Show
Ms. Sloane Movie
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