Samuel Atkinson Waterston is an American actor, producer, and director. Waterston is known for his work in theater, television and film. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Killing Fields (1984). He also received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play for his performance in the Broadway revival of Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1994). Waterston is known for his role as Jack McCoy in the popular long running criminal investigation series Law & Order for which he received 3 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award nomination. He also received 11 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Law & Order, winning in 1999 for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. He also received 3 Primetime Emmy Award nominations for I'll Fly Away as well as two Golden Globe Award nominations for the series, winning in 1994.
On January 7, 2010, Waterston received the 2,397th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2012, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.
In this weeks episode of Pop Culture Weekly, Kyle McMahon talks with William H. Macy and Sam Waterston about their new limited series The Dropout on Hulu. The Dropout follows the real life scandal of Elizabeth Holmes, a college dropout who duped...