Sam Waterston Net Worth

Net Worth: $15 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Film and Television
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Lynn Louisa Woodruff)
  • Full Name:

    Samuel Atkinson Waterston
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About Samuel Atkinson Waterston

Sam Waterston is a producer, director and actor from the US with a net worth of $15 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 in the television series “Law & Order” 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.

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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 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.

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Earnings 2016

Box Office Sales Nov. 2016
Worldwide box office sales of the movies Anesthesia as Professor Walter Zarrow and Miss Sloane as George Dupont

Earnings 2012

Salary Dec. 2012
Salary for every episode of the television show The Newsroom as Charlie Skinner
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