Net Worth: $35 Million
- Age 72 years old
- Birth Place Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Height 1.85 m
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Samuel Atkinson Waterston
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth November 15, 1940
- Occupation Actor, television producer, television director
- Children 4
About Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston is a producer, director and actor from the US having a net worth of $35 million. Born on 15th November 1940 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he is known for his performance as Sydney Schanberg in “The Killing Fields” of 1984, for which he has been nominated for the Oscars. Sam has also been praised for the casting as Jack McCoy for “Law & Order” on the TV series on NBC. He has won the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globe awards.
In fact, Sam has received nominations for many Screen Actors Guild, Emmy, BAFTA and Golden Globe awards, because of acting in more than 80 films and TV productions during a career spanning 45 years. He has a lot of loyal followers because of his quiet charismatic and solid performances. He has got his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, something that showcases his immense talent. He got it in January 2010. With his reputation spreading, the wealth of Sam has grown too.
Sam has three other siblings. Alice Tucker, his mother, was into landscape painting. George Chychele Waterston, his father, was a language teacher and semanticist. Waterston attended Brooks School (this is where his father was the teacher), and later the Groton School. He had a scholarship for the Yale University and went to it naturally in 1958. Waterston graduated in 1962 with a BA. After this, he went to the Clinton Playhouse. Sam has also been to the American Actors Workshop and the Sorbonne in Paris.
There are several stage credits for Sam Waterston. He played Benedick in “Much Ado About Nothing” of Shakespeare for which he received an award. He also got the title role for “Hamlet”. Sam does theater even now, particularly in the summer. He is seen performing in New Haven’s Yale Repertory Theatre and the Long Wharf Theatre.