Sam Waterston

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Sam Waterston

Sam Waterston

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Sam Waterston

Date of Birth

Birthday: November 15
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Six-time Emmy nominee Sam Waterston stars as ACN news division president "Charlie Skinner" on HBO series The Newsroom. He is widely recognized for his role as "Jack McCoy" on the long-running criminal investigation series Law & Order. In addition, Waterston has appeared in a variety of big screen films including: The Man in the Moon, Lincoln, Savages, The Great Gatsby (1974), Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate, Hopscotch, and The Killing Fields, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

Six-time Emmy nominee Sam Waterston stars as ACN news division president "Charlie Skinner" on HBO series The Newsroom. He is widely recognized for his role as "Jack McCoy" on the long-running criminal investigation series Law & Order. In addition, Waterston has appeared in a variety of big screen films including: The Man in the Moon, Lincoln, Savages, The Great Gatsby (1974), Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate, Hopscotch, and The Killing Fields, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Waterston won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of "Forrest Bedford" in the television series I'll Fly Away.

 

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Awards & Nominations

8 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2000
  • Nominee
  • Sam Waterston, as Asst. DA Jack McCoy
  • Law & Order
  • NBC
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 1999
  • Nominee
  • Sam Waterston, as Executive Assistant D.A. Jack McCoy
  • Law & Order
  • NBC
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 1997
  • Nominee
  • Sam Waterston, as Assistant D.A. Jack McCoy
  • Law & Order
  • NBC
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 1993
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 1992
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