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Sam Waterston
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Key Information
Character Charlie Skinner
First episode "We Just Decided To"
Last episode "What Kind of Day Has It Been"
Credits 25 episodes (see below)
Birthdate November 15, 1940
Birthplace Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Sam Waterston, born November 15, 1940 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, is an actor. He plays Charlie Skinner in the HBO series The Newsroom. He stars in the first season and debuts in the pilot episode "We Just Decided To". He is known for his starring role in the television series Law & Order.



Season 1 credits
"We Just Decided To" "News Night 2.0" "The 112th Congress" "I'll Try to Fix You" "Amen"
"Bullies" "5/1" "The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn" "The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate" "The Greater Fool"
Season 2 credits
"First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers" "The Genoa Tip" "Willie Pete"
"Unintended Consequences" "News Night with Will McAvoy" "One Step Too Many"
"Red Team III" "Election Night, Part I" "Election Night, Part II"
Season 3 credits
"Boston" "Run" "Main Justice"
"Contempt" "Oh Shenandoah" "What Kind of Day Has It Been"