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Sam Waterston

1940 - Today

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Samuel Atkinson Waterston (born November 15, 1940) is an American actor. Waterston is known for his work in theater, television and, film. He has received numerous accolades including a Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award as well as nominations for an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and a BAFTA Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Waterston has received more than 7,587,539 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Sam Waterston is the 1,675th most popular actor (down from 988th in 2019), the 2,844th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,854th in 2019) and the 815th most popular American Actor.

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  • 7.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sam Waterston ranks 1,675 out of 9,996Before him are Oscar Isaac, Samantha Eggar, Mikheil Gelovani, Massimo Girotti, Marta Eggerth, and Lois Chiles. After him are Cheech Marin, Brigitte Lahaie, Jeffrey Tambor, Charles Gray, Linda Kozlowski, and Lil Dagover.

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Among people born in 1940, Sam Waterston ranks 159Before him are Franz Müntefering, Wilma Rudolph, Jill St. John, Leonard Susskind, Petru Lucinschi, and Luis Cubilla. After him are Haing S. Ngor, John Havlicek, Jan Stráský, Abbas El Fassi, Víctor Erice, and José van Dam.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Waterston ranks 2,844 out of 18,182Before him are Morgan Robertson (1861), Walton Walker (1889), Curtis Hanson (1945), Tom Petty (1950), Sam Jones (1933), and Lois Chiles (1947). After him are Artie Shaw (1910), Cheech Marin (1946), Jeffrey Tambor (1944), Linda Kozlowski (1958), Helen B. Taussig (1898), and Stuart Whitman (1928).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sam Waterston ranks 815Before him are Betty Grable (1916), George Segal (1934), Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979), Karen Black (1939), Lauren Hutton (1943), and Lois Chiles (1947). After him are Cheech Marin (1946), Jeffrey Tambor (1944), Linda Kozlowski (1958), Stuart Whitman (1928), Tyne Daly (1946), and Timothée Chalamet (1995).

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