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Sam Waterston

1940-11-15 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

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Samuel Atkinson "Sam" Waterston (born November 15, 1940) is an American actor and occasional producer and director. Among other roles, he is noted for his Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Sydney Schanberg in 1984's The Killing Fields, and his Golden Globe- and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning portrayal of Jack McCoy on the NBC television series Law & Order. He has been nominated for multiple Golden Globe-, Screen Actors Guild-, BAFTA- and Emmy Awards, having starred in over eighty film and television productions during his forty-five year career. Allmovie has characterised Waterston as having "cultivated a loyal following with his quietly charismatic, unfailingly solid performances." Description above from the Wikipedia article Sam Waterston, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Gatsby in Connecticut: The Untold Story Himself 2020-09-01
The Man in the Woods Headmaster Waldorf 2020-11-24
Jane Fonda in Five Acts Himself 2018-01-21
The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science Charlie Mayo 2018-09-25
On the Basis of Sex Erwin Griswold 2018-12-25
Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators Narrator (voice) 2017-06-17
Dateline: Saigon Narrator (voice) 2017-03-07
Miss Sloane George Dupont 2016-11-25
Anesthesia Prof. Walter Zarrow 2016-01-08
Please Be Normal Dad 2015-03-20
Dean Smith Narrator 2015-03-25
And It Was Good Judge Alexander Baas / Doctor / Gravedigger 2015-06-05
The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear Himself 2010-10-30
The Best of The Tony Awards: The Plays John Honeyman (segment "A Walk in the Woods") 2006-05-02
Corruption Empire: Nella morsa del potere 2003-04-10
Le Divorce Chester Walker 2003-08-08
The Commission J. Lee Rankin 2003-11-07
The Matthew Shepard Story Dennis Shepard 2002-03-16
In Bad Taste Himself 2000-01-01
A House Divided David Dickson 2000-07-30
The Unfinished Journey 1999-12-31
Moment of Impact: Stories of the Pulitzer Prize Photographs Himself / Host / Narrator 1999-07-18
Miracle at Midnight Dr. Karl Koster 1998-03-17
Exiled Jack McCoy 1998-11-08
Shadow Conspiracy The President 1997-01-25
The Proprietor Harry Bancroft 1996-09-09
The Journey of August King Mooney Wright 1995-09-14
Nixon Richard Helms 1995-12-22
David's Mother John Nils 1994-04-10
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker Daniel Chamberlain 1994-02-26
The Enemy Within President William Foster 1994-08-24
Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage Tom Wingfield (archive footage) 1994-12-19
Serial Mom Eugene Sutphin 1994-04-13
A Captive in the Land Royce 1993-01-15
I'll Fly Away: Then and Now Forrest Bedford 1993-10-11
Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
The Man in the Moon Matthew Trant 1991-09-30
Mindwalk Jack Edwards 1990-09-09
Crimes and Misdemeanors Ben 1989-10-13
Welcome Home Woody 1989-09-29
Lantern Hill Andrew Stuart 1989-08-29
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami Prosecutor 1988-12-30
A Walk in the Woods John Honeyman 1988-01-01
The Room Upstairs Travis Coles 1987-01-31
September Peter 1987-12-18
Des Teufels Paradies Jones 1987-05-07
Just Between Friends Harry Crandall 1986-03-21
The Fifth Missile Capt. Allard Renslow 1986-02-23
Hannah and Her Sisters David 1986-02-07
Flagrant Désir Inspecteur Gerry Morrison 1986-06-11
Finnegan Begin Again Paul Broadbent 1985-02-24
Warning Sign Cal Morse 1985-08-23
Love Lives On Bernie 1985-03-31
The Boy Who Loved Trolls Ofoeti 1984-08-01
The Killing Fields Sydney Schanberg 1984-11-02
Dempsey Doc Kearns 1983-09-28
In Defense of Kids Paul Wilcox 1983-04-06
Hopscotch Jack Cutter 1980-09-26
Friendly Fire C.D.B. Bryan 1980-11-09
Sweet William William McClusky 1980-04-11
Heaven's Gate Frank Canton 1980-11-19
Eagle's Wing White Bull 1979-11-23
Interiors Mike 1978-08-02
Capricorn One Lt. Col. Peter Willis 1977-12-10
Sweet Revenge Le Clerq 1976-06-06
Journey into Fear Mr. Graham 1975-08-08
Rancho Deluxe Cecil Colson 1975-03-14
The Great Gatsby Nick Carraway 1974-03-27
Reflections of Murder Michael Elliott 1974-11-24
The Glass Menagerie Tom Wingfield 1973-12-16
Much Ado About Nothing Benedick 1973-02-02
Savages James, the Limping Man 1972-06-27
Mahoney's Last Stand Felix 1972-01-01
Who Killed Mary Whats'ername? Alex Monte 1971-12-11
Cover Me Babe Cameraman 1970-10-01
Generation Desmond 1969-12-15
Three Taylor 1969-12-23
Fitzwilly Oliver 1967-12-20
The Plastic Dome of Norma Jean Andy 1966-10-01