Who is Sam Waterston’s wife? Get to know all about Lynn Louisa Woodruff

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Sam Waterston and wife Lynn Louisa Woodruff

Who is Sam Waterston’s wife? Get to know all about Lynn Louisa Woodruff.

Sam Waterston is an American actor, producer, and director. After beginning his career as a stage actor in New York, Waterston subsequently appeared in a number of films throughout the 70s and 80s.

Although his film career eventually slowed down, he continued to appear in a number of stage productions. Sam is known for appearing in Woody Allen films and for his starring role as Jack McCoy in “Law & Order.”

He is also known for films such as “The Killing Fields” and “The Great Gatsby.” Today, fans may recognize him from recent projects like the Netflix series “Godless,” the HBO drama series “The Newsroom,” films like “On the Basis of Sex” and the 2022 Hulu series “The Dropout.”

Sam Waterston and wife Lynn Louisa
Sam Waterston and wife Lynn Louisa Woodruff attend the Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them World Premiere at Lincoln Center on November 10, 2016, in New York CityCredit: Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images

Who is Sam Waterston’s wife Lynn Louisa Woodruff?

Lynn Louisa Woodruff is Sam’s second wife. The couple tied the knot in 1976 and have been hitched for over 50 years, sharing three children.

The pair met while Waterston was performing in a Shakespeare production in Central Park, as Waterston revealed in a 2022 interview with Parade.

The actor married the former fashion model after divorcing his first wife and has been by her side for almost 50 years.

Lynn has appeared in various vintage editions of Vogue, Vogue Italia, and Cosmopolitan magazines.

“She would say that Shakespeare had nothing to do with us getting married!” Waterston teased. As for Waterston’s secret to a happy marriage, he embraces an old-school approach.

“I think it’s true that a happy wife is a happy life,” Waterston said.

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Sam Waterston, wife Lynn Louisa Woodruff and son Graham Waterston

Who are Sam Waterston’s children?

Sam Waterston is a proud father of four children: Katherine Waterston, Elisabeth Waterston, James Waterston, and Graham Waterston.

Katherine Waterston (born March 3, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for Inherent Vice (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Alien: Covenant (2017).

Waterston made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton (2007). She also had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank (2012), Being Flynn (2012),

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (2013), and Steve Jobs (2015).She is the daughter of Sam Waterston, an Oscar-nominated actor.

Elisabeth Waterston was born on March 30, 1977 in Paris, France.

She is an actress, known for The Prince and Me (2004), Law & Order (1990) and Good Dick (2008).

She has been married to Louis Cancelmi since October 21, 2006.

James Waterston was born on January 17, 1969, in New York, USA. He is an actor and a pianist with a great love of New Orleans music.

He has traveled and performed around the world doing television, stage and film.

He has lived in New Orleans, Paris, Los Angeles, and all over the east coast. He is currently based in New York.

Graham Waterston was born on 29 April 1983 in New York, New York, USA.

Graham is a producer and director, known for And It Was Good (2015), I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007) and The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005).

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