Sam Waterston Biography
(Best Known for His Iconic Role as ‘Jack McCoy’ on the NBC TV Series “Law & Order”)
Birthday: November 15, 1940 (Scorpio)
Born In: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Samuel Atkinson Waterston better known as Sam Waterston is an accomplished American actor, director and producer. For his insatiable performance in the British film ‘The Killing Fields’, he earned an academy nomination. He earned several nominations for his portrayal of Jack McCoy in the police procedural-legal drama ‘Law & Order’ as well. Born into a knowledgeable home, he used his talent to create an indelible place for himself in the entertainment industry. Beginning his career as a theatre actor, he soon paved his way into television and films. For the five decades of unblemished work in the industry, he is inducted into the ‘American Theatre Hall of Fame’ and is placed on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’. He is globally recognised for his excellent characterisation of Abraham Lincoln, both on stage and on screen such as the Broadway play ‘Abe Lincoln in Illinois’ and the TV series ‘The Civil War’. His more recent works include the TV political series ‘The Newsroom’, the independent 2015 drama film ‘Anaesthesia’ and the 2016 political thriller movie ‘Miss Sloane’.