Sam Wanamaker

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Birthday
24, 1919
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 18, 1993 (74)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1919
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 18, 1993 (74)

About

Actor and director who became blacklisted during the "McCarthyism" era of the early 50's. As a TV actor he appeared on shows like "Gunsmoke".

Before Fame

He was an acting student at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.

Trivia

He received the Society of London Theatre Special Award in 1994.

Family Life

His daughter is Olivier Award-winning actress Zoe Wanamaker.

Associated With

He directed Peter Falk on the TV detective series "Columbo: Grand Deceptions".