Sam Waterston

Sam Waterston

  • Born on
    • November 15th, 1940
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.

Starring Sam Waterston on Plex


Acting (41 Credits)

2021Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time as Voice
2018On the Basis of Sex as Erwin Griswold
2017Godless as Marshall John Cook
2016Miss Sloane as George Dupont
2015Anesthesia as Prof. Walter Zarrow
2015Grace and Frankie as Sol Bergstein
2014Please Be Normal as DadWatch Free
2012The Newsroom (2012) as Charlie Skinner
2011Prohibition as Voice (voice)
2003The Divorce as Chester Walker
2002The Matthew Shepard Story as Dennis Shepard
1998Exiled as Jack McCoy
1997Shadow Conspiracy as The President
1997Thomas Jefferson as Thomas Jefferson (voice)
1997Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery as Thomas Jefferson (voice)
1995The Journey of August King as Mooney Wright
1995Nixon as Richard Helms
1994The Enemy Within as President William Foster
1994Serial Mom as Eugene Sutphin
1994Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker as Daniel Chamberlain
1991The Man in the Moon as Matthew Trant
1991I'll Fly Away
1990Mindwalk as Jack Edwards
1990The Civil War as Abraham Lincoln
1990Law & Order as Jack McCoy
1989Crimes and Misdemeanors as Ben
1987September as Peter
1986Just Between Friends as Harry Crandall
1986Hannah and Her Sisters as David
1985Warning Sign as Cal Morse
1984The Killing Fields as Sydney Schanberg
1980Hopscotch as Jack Cutter
1980Heaven's Gate as Frank Canton
1979Eagle's Wing as White Bull
1979Friendly Fire as C.D.B. BryanWatch Free
1978Interiors as Mike
1977Capricorn One as Lt. Col. Peter Willis
1975Rancho Deluxe as Cecil Colson
1974The Great Gatsby as Nick Carraway
1973The Glass Menagerie as Tom Wingfield
1967Fitzwilly as Oliver

Director (1 Credits)


Himself (1 Credits)



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