Sam Wanamaker

Sam Wanamaker
1919 - 1993

Sam Wanamaker  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Sam Wanamaker was previously married to Charlotte Holland.

Sam Wanamaker was in a relationship with Jan Sterling (1972 - 1993).


American Actor Sam Wanamaker was born Samuel Watenmaker on 14th June, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and passed away on 18th Dec 1993 London, England, UK aged 74. He is most remembered for Private Benjamin. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Sam Wanamaker was in an on-screen matchup with Barbara Barrie in Private Benjamin (1980).

Sam Wanamaker is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American Jews and Jewish actors.


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Dating1 21 years, 11 months - -
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Total2 21 years, 11 months 10 years, 12 months -


First Name Sam
Last Name Wanamaker
Full Name at Birth Samuel Watenmaker
Alternative Name Samuel Watenmaker, Sam Wanamaker, Samuel Wanamaker
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th June, 1919
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died 18th December, 1993
Place of Death London, England, UK
Cause of Death Prostate cancer
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor | Director | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Private Benjamin
Year(s) Active 1948–1993, 1934–1993
Family Member Zoë Wanamaker (daughter)

Samuel Wanamaker, CBE (born Wattenmacker; June 14, 1919 – December 18, 1993) was an American actor and director who moved to the UK, after becoming fearful of being blacklisted in Hollywood due to his communist sympathies. He is credited as the person most responsible for saving The Rose Theatre (1988+), which led to the modern recreation of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, where he is commemorated in the name of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the site's second theatre.

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Sam Wanamaker74 GeminiActor
Jan Sterling82 AriesActress
Charlotte Holland81 AquariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ZoëFemaleCharlotte Holland
AbbyFemaleCharlotte Holland
JessicaFemaleCharlotte Holland


Bloodlines: Murder in the Family1993Gerald WoodmanTV Movie
Wild Justice1993Kingston ParkerTV Movie
Killer Rules1993GambonTV Movie
City of Joy1992Movie
Guilty by Suspicion1991Felix GraffMovie
Pure Luck1991HighsmithMovie
Always Remember I Love You1990Grandfather MendhamTV Movie
Running Against Time1990Hendryk Koopman, Ph.D.TV Movie
The Shell Seekers1989RichardTV Movie
Cognac1988Ambassador MorleyMovie
Judgment in Berlin1988Bernard HellringMovie
Baby Boom1988Fritz CurtisTV Show
Baby Boom1987Fritz CurtisMovie
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace1987David WarfieldMovie
The Two Mrs. Grenvilles1987District AttorneyTV Show
Sadie and Son1987Marty GoldsteinTV Movie
Raw Deal1986Luigi PatrovitaMovie
The Aviator1985Bruno HansenMovie
Deceptions1985Jim NolanTV Movie
Berrenger's1985Simon BerrengerTV Show
Embassy1985Ambassador Arthur IngramTV Movie
The Ferret1985The PresidentTV Movie
Irreconcilable Differences1984David KesslerMovie
Heartsounds1984Moe SilvermanTV Movie
I Was a Mail Order Bride1982Frank TosconiTV Movie
Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years1981Bernard BaruchTV Show
American Playhouse1981E.I. LonoffTV Show
Our Family Business1981RalphTV Movie
Private Benjamin1980Teddy BenjaminMovie
The Competition1980Andrew ErskineMovie
From Hell to Victory1979Ray MacDonaldMovie
A Deadly Game1979RuttgersTV Movie
Death on the Nile1978RockfordMovie
The Billion Dollar Bubble1978Stanley GoldblumTV Movie
Holocaust1978Moses WeissTV Show
Return of the Saint1978DomenicoTV Show
Billy Jack Goes to Washington1977BaileyMovie
Rafferty1977HollanderTV Show
The Sell-Out1976Harry SicklesMovie
Voyage of the Damned1976Carl RosenMovie
The Spiral Staircase1975Lieut. FieldsMovie
Mousey1974InspectorTV Movie
The Law1974Jules BensonTV Movie
The Gangster Show: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui1972O'CaseyTV Movie
Danger Route1967LucindaMovie
The Day the Fish Came Out1967EliasMovie
Warning Shot1967Frank SandermanTV Movie
ITV Playhouse1967ArmitageTV Show
Judd for the Defense1967Shelly GouldTV Show
The Baron1966Sefton FolkardTV Show
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold1965PetersMovie
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes1965George GruberMovie
Run for Your Life1965Major Joe RankinTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Dr. ArcularisTV Show
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965Solomon Ithimar, PhDTV Show
Horizon1964Stanley GoldblumTV Show
The Winston Affair1963Major KaufmanMovie
Espionage1963Colonel SpragueTV Show
Love Story1963MaxieTV Show
The Outer Limits1963Dr. Simon HolmTV Show
Taras Bulba1962FilipenkoMovie
Man of the World1962NicolaTV Show
Winter Journey1962Bernie Dodd, stage directorTV Movie
The Defenders1961Edward Banter, James Henry David, United States Attorney BrookerTV Show
Concrete Jungle1960Mike CarterMovie
Danger Man1960Patrick LaurenceTV Show
Armchair Mystery Theatre1960TV Show
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960B.F. HalliranTV Show
The Battle of the Sexes1959Commentary spoken by (voice)Movie
Habatales1959NarratorTV Show
Clash by Night1959Earl PfeifferTV Movie
The Power and the Glory1957PriestTV Movie
Armchair Theatre1956Copeland, Frank Engel, MattyTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Asa LongworthTV Show
The Secret1955Nick DelaneyMovie
Lilli Palmer Theatre1955DenisTV Show
Mr. Denning Drives North1952Chick EddowesMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Ernie Pandish, PepeTV Show
Cameo Theatre1950TV Show
Give Us This Day1949GeremioMovie
My Girl Tisa1948Mark DenekMovie
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