Sam Waterston

1940 - Today

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Samuel Atkinson Waterston (born November 15, 1940) is an American actor, producer, and director. Waterston is known for his work in theater, television and film. Waterston, having studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and the American Actors Workshop, started his career in theater on the New York stage, appearing in multiple revivals of Shakespeare. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Waterston has received more than 5,949,451 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Sam Waterston is the 988th most popular actor (up from 1,070th in 2019), the 1,855th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,992nd in 2019) and the 487th most popular American Actor.

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  • 67.43

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  • 34

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  • 2.85

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  • 4.40

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Among actors, Sam Waterston ranks 988 out of 10,030Before him are Rita Moreno, Giancarlo Esposito, John Carradine, Lee Remick, Frances Conroy, and Lee J. Cobb. After him are Diane Lane, Viola Davis, Michelle Yeoh, Laura Gemser, Kirstie Alley, and Richard Farnsworth.

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Among people born in 1940, Sam Waterston ranks 116Before him are Ali Hassan Salameh, Linda Gray, Tony Allen, James L. Brooks, Saul Kripke, and Thomas A. Steitz. After him are Edward C. Prescott, Vicente Fernández, Mate Boban, Lei Feng, Jeffrey Archer, and Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Waterston ranks 1,855 out of 15,968Before him are Lee Remick (1935), Frances Conroy (1953), Stanley Donen (1924), Lee J. Cobb (1911), Thomas J. Watson (1874), and Anastacia (1968). After him are Diane Lane (1965), Donald E. Westlake (1933), Russell Alan Hulse (1950), Michael Bay (1965), Viola Davis (1965), and Marilyn vos Savant (1946).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sam Waterston ranks 487Before him are Don Ameche (1908), Judd Hirsch (1935), John Carradine (1906), Lee Remick (1935), Frances Conroy (1953), and Lee J. Cobb (1911). After him are Diane Lane (1965), Viola Davis (1965), Kirstie Alley (1951), Richard Farnsworth (1920), Daryl Hannah (1960), and Michelle Phillips (1944).

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