Sam Waterston

Actor | Producer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Law & Order (1994-2010) | The Killing Fields (1984) | The Great Gatsby (1974)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 36 nominations More »
AKA 
Sam Waterson | Samuel A. Waterston
BORN 
Nov 15, 1940 (age 77)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Grace and FrankieGrace and Frankie (TV Series) Sol Bergstein (3 episodes, 2019)  Less 2019 3 Released
Past Film & Video (42 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (52 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Jack McCoy (4 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2018 4
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  • Primary photo for Grace and FrankieGrace and Frankie (TV Series) Sol Bergstein (52 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2018 52
    • The Home (Jan 19, 2018) Sol Bergstein  Less
    • The Rats (Jan 19, 2018) Sol Bergstein  Less
    • The Tub (Jan 19, 2018) Sol Bergstein  Less
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  • Primary photo for GodlessGodless (TV Mini-series) Marshal John Cook (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 3
  • Primary photo for The NewsroomThe Newsroom (TV Series) Charlie Skinner (25 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2014 25
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  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Poncho Denews / Charlie Skinner (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Peter Baker (Nov 11, 2013) Poncho Denews / Charlie Skinner  Less
  • Primary photo for JoJo (TV Series) David Zifkin (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Path to ViolenceThe Path to Violence (TV Series) Narrator (2013)  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Jack McCoy (368 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–2010 368
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  • Primary photo for Masters of Science FictionMasters of Science Fiction (TV Series) Havelman (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Trial by JuryLaw & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series) Jack McCoy (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005 2
  • Primary photo for The Matthew Shepard StoryThe Matthew Shepard Story (TV Movie) Dennis Shepard  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for A House DividedA House Divided (TV Movie) David Dickson, Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Dr. Kaplan (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for Homicide: Life on the StreetHomicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Jack McCoy (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1999 2
    • Sideshow (Feb 19, 1999) Jack McCoy  Less
    • Baby, It's You (Nov 14, 1997) Jack McCoy (as Sam Waterson)  Less
  • Primary photo for ExiledExiled (TV Movie) Jack McCoy  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Dr. Karl Koster (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Enemy WithinThe Enemy Within (TV Movie) President William Foster  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for David's MotherDavid's Mother (TV Movie) John Nils  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson WhittakerAssault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (TV Movie) Daniel Chamberlain  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for I'll Fly Away: Then and NowI'll Fly Away: Then and Now (TV Movie) Forrest Bedford  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) G.G. Devoe (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for I'll Fly AwayI'll Fly Away (TV Series) Forrest Bedford (38 episodes, 1991), Director (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1991–1993 38
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  • Primary photo for Warburg: A Man of InfluenceWarburg: A Man of Influence (TV Mini-series) Siegmund Warburg  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for The Civil WarThe Civil War (TV Mini-series) President Abraham Lincoln (9 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 9
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  • Primary photo for Lantern HillLantern Hill (TV Movie) Andrew Stuart  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Nightmare YearsThe Nightmare Years (TV Mini-series) Bill Shirer (4 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 4
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  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for LincolnLincoln (TV Mini-series) Abraham Lincoln (2 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 2
  • Primary photo for Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim AjamiTerrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (TV Movie) Jim Delmore  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for A Walk in the WoodsA Walk in the Woods (TV Movie) John Honeyman  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Room UpstairsThe Room Upstairs (TV Movie) Travis Coles  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Jordan Manmouth (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Fifth MissileThe Fifth Missile (TV Movie) Capt. Allard Renslow  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Love Lives OnLove Lives On (TV Movie) Bernie  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Finnegan Begin AgainFinnegan Begin Again (TV Movie) Paul Broadbent  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Boy Who Loved TrollsThe Boy Who Loved Trolls (TV Movie) Ofoeti  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for DempseyDempsey (TV Movie) Doc Kearns  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for In Defense of KidsIn Defense of Kids (TV Movie) Paul Wilcox  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Freedom to SpeakFreedom to Speak (TV Mini-series) Theodore Roosevelt  Less 1983– 
  • Primary photo for Games Mother Never Taught YouGames Mother Never Taught You (TV Movie) David Bentells  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Q.E.D.Q.E.D. (TV Mini-series) Prof. Quentin E. Deverill (6 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 6
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  • Primary photo for OppenheimerOppenheimer (TV Mini-series) Robert Oppenheimer (7 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 7
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  • Primary photo for Friendly FireFriendly Fire (TV Movie) C.D. Bryan  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Reflections of MurderReflections of Murder (TV Movie) Michael Elliott  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Glass MenagerieThe Glass Menagerie (TV Movie) Tom Wingfield  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado About Nothing (TV Movie) Benedick  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for NET PlayhouseNET Playhouse (TV Series) (segment "Foul!") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Foul!/Actor's Choice (Nov 26, 1970) (segment "Foul!") (as Sam Waterson)  Less
  • Primary photo for New York Television TheatreNew York Television Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
    • Foul! (Nov 25, 1969) Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for N.Y.P.D.N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) Marco (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for HawkHawk (TV Series) Peter Moreland (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Camera ThreeCamera Three (TV Series) Man 2 (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Mark (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 2
Self (85 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Marry MeMarry Me (TV Series) Jack McCoy (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Win Me (Dec 2, 2014) Jack McCoy (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for WRAL on the RecordWRAL on the Record (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Jeopardy!Jeopardy! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Episode #30.127 (Mar 11, 2014) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Visionado obligadoVisionado obligado (TV Series) Dad (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of Commercial ParodiesSaturday Night Live: The Best of Commercial Parodies (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1996
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Tom Wingfield (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Swimming to CambodiaSwimming to Cambodia Additional cast from 'The Killing Fields' (archive footage)  Less 1987 $1.1MM / —

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