Sam Wanamaker (1919–1993)

Actor | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Raw Deal (1986) | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) | Holocaust (1978)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. More »
BORN 
Jun 14, 1919 (died Dec 18, 1993)
HEIGHT 
5' 11½" (1.82m)

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Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (67 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Wild JusticeWild Justice (TV Movie) Kingston Parker  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Bloodlines: Murder in the FamilyBloodlines: Murder in the Family (TV Movie) Gerald Woodman  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Killer RulesKiller Rules (TV Movie) Gambon  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Always Remember I Love YouAlways Remember I Love You (TV Movie) Grandfather Mendham  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Running Against TimeRunning Against Time (TV Movie) Hendryk Koopman, Ph.D.  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Shell SeekersThe Shell Seekers (TV Movie) Richard  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Baby BoomBaby Boom (TV Series) Fritz Curtis (13 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1989 13
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  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1989 2
  • Primary photo for Sadie and SonSadie and Son (TV Movie) Marty Goldstein  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Two Mrs. GrenvillesThe Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Mini-series) District Attorney (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 2
  • Primary photo for DeceptionsDeceptions (TV Movie) Jim Nolan  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for EmbassyEmbassy (TV Movie) Ambassador Arthur Ingram  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Berrenger'sBerrenger's (TV Series) Simon Berrenger (12 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 12
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  • Primary photo for HeartsoundsHeartsounds (TV Movie) Moe Silverman  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) E.I. Lonoff (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The FerretThe Ferret (TV Movie) The President  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for I Was a Mail Order BrideI Was a Mail Order Bride (TV Movie) Frank Tosconi  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Our Family BusinessOur Family Business (TV Movie) Ralph  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Winston Churchill: The Wilderness YearsWinston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (TV Mini-series) Bernard Baruch (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Killing of Randy WebsterThe Killing of Randy Webster (TV Movie) Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for AidaAida (TV Movie) Opera Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for My Kidnapper, My LoveMy Kidnapper, My Love (TV Movie) Director  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for A Deadly GameA Deadly Game (TV Movie) Ruttgers  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Mrs. ColumboMrs. Columbo (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 2
  • Primary photo for Hart to HartHart to Hart (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Return of the SaintReturn of the Saint (TV Series) Domenico (1 episode, 1979), Director (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 2
  • Primary photo for David Cassidy - Man UndercoverDavid Cassidy - Man Undercover (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Billion Dollar BubbleThe Billion Dollar Bubble (TV Movie) Stanley Goldblum  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for HolocaustHolocaust (TV Mini-series) Moses Weiss (4 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 4
    • Part 4 (Apr 19, 1978) Moses Weiss  Less
    • Part 3 (Apr 18, 1978) Moses Weiss  Less
    • Part 2 (Apr 17, 1978) Moses Weiss  Less
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  • Primary photo for RaffertyRafferty (TV Series) Hollander (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Armitage (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The LawThe Law (TV Movie) Jules Benson  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for MouseyMousey (TV Movie) Inspector  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Gangster Show: The Resistible Rise of Arturo UiThe Gangster Show: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (TV Movie) O'Casey  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Thirty-Minute TheatreThirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) Solomon Ithimar, PhD (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
    • A Wen (Dec 27, 1971) Solomon Ithimar, PhD  Less
  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) Shelly Gould (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for LancerLancer (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for PremierePremiere (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The ChampionsThe Champions (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Dundee and the CulhaneDundee and the Culhane (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Cimarron StripCimarron Strip (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for CusterCuster (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Coronet BlueCoronet Blue (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 4
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  • Primary photo for The BaronThe Baron (TV Series) Sefton Folkard (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Major Joe Rankin (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for HawkHawk (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966 3
  • Primary photo for Court MartialCourt Martial (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Asa Longworth (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Wild Wild WestThe Wild Wild West (TV Series) Dr. Arcularis (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for For the PeopleFor the People (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) United States Attorney Brooker / Edward Banter / James Henry David / Dr. Ralph Ames (4 episodes, 1961), Director (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1961–1965 5
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  • Primary photo for Love StoryLove Story (TV Series) Maxie (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Dr. Simon Holm (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for EspionageEspionage (TV Series) Colonel Sprague (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night PlayBBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-series) B.F. Halliran (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Man of the WorldMan of the World (TV Series) Nicola (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Frank Engel / Matty / Copeland (4 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956–1963 4
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  • Primary photo for Winter JourneyWinter Journey (TV Movie) Bernie Dodd, stage director  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Danger ManDanger Man (TV Series) Patrick Laurence (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Producer (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair Mystery TheatreArmchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Ernie Pandish / Pepe (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Clash by NightClash by Night (TV Movie) Earl Pfeiffer  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for HabatalesHabatales (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for The Power and the GloryThe Power and the Glory (TV Movie) Priest  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Lilli Palmer TheatreLilli Palmer Theatre (TV Series) Denis (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Cameo TheatreCameo Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950 1
Self (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Jameson TonightJameson Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1990)  Less 1990– 
  • Primary photo for Grace Kelly: The American PrincessGrace Kelly: The American Princess (Video) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Monster or Miracle? Sydney Opera HouseMonster or Miracle? Sydney Opera House (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Fifth Facade: The Making of the Sydney Opera HouseThe Fifth Facade: The Making of the Sydney Opera House (Short) Himself - Narrator  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Greenwich VillageGreenwich Village (TV Series) Himself  Less 1972– 
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for PanoramaPanorama (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Alan Melville Takes You from A-ZAlan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
    • W (Aug 16, 1957) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Rich and RichRich and Rich (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actor - 'Private Benjamin' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982

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