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Sam Anderson was born on May 13, 1945 in Wahpeton, North Dakota, USA. He is an actor, known for Forrest Gump (1994), Water for Elephants (2011) and Perfect Strangers (1986). He has been married to Barbara A. Hancock since August 17, 1985. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2014 Maybe Someday (post-production)
Douglas Donnelly
 2014 Castle (TV Series)
Principal Duncan
- Smells Like Teen Spirit (2014) ... Principal Duncan
 2014 Devil's Due
Father Thomas
 2013 Breaking the Girls
Professor Nolan
 2012 Scandal (TV Series)
Melvin Feen
- Spies Like Us (2012) ... Melvin Feen
 2012 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Senator Dick Osborne
- Dead Body Politic (2012) ... Senator Dick Osborne
 2012 Men at Work (TV Series)
James Wilson
- Inventing Milo (2012) ... James Wilson
 2012 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Judge William Rothman
- Les Horribles (2012) ... Judge William Rothman
 2012 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom
Dad (Chris)
 2012 Work It (TV Series)
Dr. Keith Sorenson
- Shake Your Moneymaker (2012) ... Dr. Keith Sorenson
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Owen Sutherland
- Ka Ho' Oponopono (2012) ... Owen Sutherland
 2010 NCIS (TV Series)
Walter Carmichael
- Worst Nightmare (2010) ... Walter Carmichael
 2010 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Councilman Orland
- Don't Be So Cruel (2010) ... Councilman Orland
 2010 The Forgotten (TV Series)
Train Driver
- Train Jane (2010) ... Train Driver
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Dr Rawlings
- House on Fire (2009) ... Dr Rawlings
 2009 Leverage (TV Series)
Henry Retzing
- The Snow Job (2009) ... Henry Retzing
 2007 Conspiracy (TV Series)
- Pilot
 2007 K-Ville (TV Series)
Mr. Dubois
- Pilot (2007) ... Mr. Dubois
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Dr. Richards
- And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael (2006) ... Dr. Richards
 2006 Dirty Habit
Bishop
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series)
Ted Robinson
- Joseph (2006) ... Ted Robinson
 2005/I Touched
Dr. Reynolds
 2005 Medium (TV Series)
Dr. Eliot Peterson
- Time Out of Mind (2005) ... Dr. Eliot Peterson
 2005 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Police Commissioner
- Billboard (2005) ... Police Commissioner
 2005 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Walter Fife
- From Whence We Came (2005) ... Walter Fife
 2005 Inner Demon (Short)
Harry
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Dr. Mercer
- Ch-Ch-Changes (2004) ... Dr. Mercer
 2003 Secret Santa (TV Movie)
Mr. Gibson
 2003 Miracles (TV Series)
Cinda's Father
- Mother's Daughter (2003) ... Cinda's Father
 2003 The Commission
Dr. Robert Roeder Shaw
 2003 Boomtown (TV Series)
Scott Dawson
- Blackout (2003) ... Scott Dawson
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Congressman Whitehurst
- Kam Li (2003) ... Congressman Whitehurst
 2003 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Gordon Kirby
- The Best Interests of the Child (2003) ... Gordon Kirby
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
 2002 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Scott Sommer
- Golden Parachute (2002) ... Scott Sommer
 2002 Wolf Lake (TV Series)
Arthur Van Halen
- If These Wolves Could Talk (2002) ... Arthur Van Halen
 2002 Family Law (TV Series)
Carlisle Tucker
- Admissions (2002) ... Carlisle Tucker
 2002 The Court (TV Series)
White House Counsel Reinhart
- Life Sentence (2002) ... White House Counsel Reinhart
 2002 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series)
Agent Garfield
- Lucky Suit (2002) ... Agent Garfield
 2002 Slackers
Charles Patton
 2002 The Chronicle (TV Series)
Dr. Emmanuel Fickas
- I See Dead Fat People (2002) ... Dr. Emmanuel Fickas
 2002 First Monday (TV Series)
- Age of Consent (2002)
 2001 JAG (TV Series)
Raymond Dart
- Guilt (2001) ... Raymond Dart
 2001 Emergency Room: Code Red (Video Game)
Dr. Journey
 2001 The Fighting Fitzgeralds (TV Series)
Judge Flanagan
- One Angry Man (2001) ... Judge Flanagan
 2000-2001 Angel (TV Series)
Holland Manners
- Reprise (2001) ... Holland Manners
- Reunion (2000) ... Holland Manners
- The Trial (2000) ... Holland Manners
- Darla (2000) ... Holland Manners
 2000 The Distance
John Harrison
 2000 The Shangri-la Café (Short)
The Man
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series)
John LaSalle
- Shibboleth (2000) ... John LaSalle
 1994-2000 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Dr. Hjortsberg / Ernie Pitt
- Many Happy Returns (1994) ... Ernie Pitt
 2000 Perfect Game (Video)
Steven
 2000 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)
Dr. Harvey
- Love Shack (2000) ... Dr. Harvey
 2000 Sonic Impact
Alex Holmes
 2000 The Independent
Ed
 1999 Any Day Now (TV Series)
- Say Something (1999)
 1999 Profiler (TV Series)
Ken Harker
- Seduction (1999) ... Ken Harker
 1999 NetForce (TV Movie)
Fox
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Mark Harrison
- In Dreams (1999) ... Mark Harrison
 1998 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Mr. Gable
- Wishboned (1998) ... Mr. Gable
 1998 Friends (TV Series)
Dr. Harad
- The One Hundredth (1998) ... Dr. Harad
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Dr. Olsen
 1998 Prey (TV Series)
Dr. Ian Copeland
- Sleeper (1998) ... Dr. Ian Copeland
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series)
Leamus
- The Pine Bluff Variant (1998) ... Leamus
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas Paine
- 1968 (1998) ... Thomas Paine
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Howard Sherwood
- Liver, Hold the Mushrooms (1998) ... Howard Sherwood
 1998 The Pentagon Wars (TV Movie)
Congressman #2
 1997 After the Game
Jimmy Walsh
 1997 The Pretender (TV Series)
Dr. Curtis
- Over the Edge (1997) ... Dr. Curtis
 1997 Rugrats (TV Series)
Salesman / Announcer
- Ransom of Cynthia/Turtle Recall (1997) ... Salesman / Announcer (voice)
 1997 Fame L.A. (TV Series)
Larry Peters
- Seize the Day (1997) ... Larry Peters
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series)
Army General
- The Devil's Rainbow (1997) ... Army General
 1997 The Sleepwalker Killing (TV Movie)
Roth Lane
 1996 Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter (Video Game) (voice)
 1996 Millennium (TV Series)
Agent Jack Pierson
- 522666 (1996) ... Agent Jack Pierson
 1996 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Farrig / Kid #1
- Festival of the Festering Moon/Simon's Big Score (1996) ... Farrig / Kid #1 (voice)
 1996 The Cape (TV Series)
Kevin Davis, Capcom
- Pilot (1996) ... Kevin Davis, Capcom
 1996 Norma Jean & Marilyn (TV Movie)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1996 Nowhere Man (TV Series)
The Man
- Through a Lens Darkly (1996) ... The Man
 1996 Innocent Victims (TV Movie)
 1996 The Man Next Door (TV Movie)
Dwight Cooley
 1993-1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Dan the Electrician / Stuart Himes / Neil Fraser / ...
- Murder in Tempo (1996) ... Dan the Electrician
- Twice Dead (1995) ... Stuart Himes
- Murder at a Discount (1993) ... Neil Fraser
- Dead to Rights (1993) ... Ethan Stevens
 1995 Pointman (TV Series)
Phil Lettamar
- Trading Up in the Pale Moonlight (1995) ... Phil Lettamar
 1994 The Puppet Masters
Culbertson
 1994 Thunder Alley (TV Series)
Mr. Riley
- Speak No Evil (1994) ... Mr. Riley
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Whitney Horgan
- The Stand (1994) ... Whitney Horgan
- The Dreams (1994) ... Whitney Horgan
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
Simon Wolfe
- Brooklyn Dodgers (1994) ... Simon Wolfe
 1994 Confessions: Two Faces of Evil (TV Movie)
 1994 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Drew Ward
- Maybelle Returns (1994) ... Drew Ward
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Agent Hill
- Cold Turkey (1993) ... Agent Hill
 1993 Danger Theatre (TV Series)
Andre the Gourmet
- An Old Friend for Dinner (1993) ... Andre the Gourmet
 1993 Home Free (TV Series)
- Nature of Things (1993)
 1993 A Place to Be Loved (TV Movie)
Judge Thomas S. Kirk
 1991-1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
D.D.A. Bill Graphia / D.D.A. Billy Graphia
- Spanky and the Art Gang (1993) ... D.D.A. Bill Graphia
- TV or Not TV (1991) ... D.D.A. Billy Graphia
- Something Old, Something Nude (1991) ... D.D.A. Bill Graphia
- Dances with Sharks (1991) ... D.D.A. Bill Graphia
 1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Arnie Crane
- Nightmare (1992) ... Arnie Crane
 1991 Married People (TV Series)
Beiderman
- You Were Right and I Was... (1991) ... Beiderman
 1990-1991 Uncle Buck (TV Series)
Kroger
- A Day at the Races (1990) ... Kroger
 1990 Dark Angel
Warren
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Thomas Edison
- The Game (1989) ... Thomas Edison
 1989 Hooperman (TV Series)
Dr. Lazlo
- Dog Day Afternoon, Morning and Night (1989) ... Dr. Lazlo
 1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Assistant Manager
- The Royale (1989) ... Assistant Manager
 1988 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Dan Finger
- School's Out (1988) ... Dan Finger
 1988 Critters 2
Mr. Morgan
 1987 Buck James (TV Series)
Elias Turner
- Sins of the Father (1987) ... Elias Turner
 1987 The Charmings (TV Series)
Dr. Peters
- Pilot (1987) ... Dr. Peters
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Mike
- Easy Does It (1987) ... Mike
 1987 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Ingraham
- Raj on the Double (1987) ... Ingraham
 1986 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Meyer
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Judge
 1986 Valerie (TV Series)
Customer
- This Son for Hire (1986) ... Customer
 1986 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Teddy Peters
- McCormick's Bar and Grill (1986) ... Teddy Peters
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Ellis
- Down-Home Country Blues (1985) ... Ellis
 1985 Newhart (TV Series)
Larry Supporter
- Candidate Larry (1985) ... Larry Supporter
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Vinny Cochran
- Case X (1985) ... Vinny Cochran
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Dr. Synapsis
- Bigalow's Last Smoke (1985) ... Dr. Synapsis
 1985 Movers & Shakers
Ray Berg
 1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Ray Jones / John Doe
- Ms. Jones (1985) ... Ray Jones / John Doe
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Lon Schaeffer
- Fallen Idols (1985) ... Lon Schaeffer
 1985 Eye to Eye (TV Series)
Walter Briggs
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Walter Briggs
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Kenny Sterling
- Last Chance Salon (1984) ... Kenny Sterling
 1984 E/R (TV Series)
Mr. Dobbs
- All's Well That Ends (1984) ... Mr. Dobbs
 1984 Mama Malone (TV Series)
Stanley, the announcer
- Back to Basics (1984) ... Stanley, the announcer
- A Call from the Vatican (1984) ... Stanley, the announcer
- Dino's Fan (1984) ... Stanley, the announcer
- Connie's Move (1984) ... Stanley, the announcer
- Even Dino Gets the Blues (1984) ... Stanley, the announcer
 1984 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Leo Santee
- Death Strip (1984) ... Leo Santee
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Benjamin Kelty
- Arms Race (1984) ... Benjamin Kelty
 1983 Policewoman Centerfold (TV Movie)
Druggist
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Store Manager
- Altared Steele (1983) ... Store Manager
 1983 Murder 1, Dancer 0 (TV Movie)
Paul Iberville
 1983 Gloria (TV Series)
Mr. Copley
- An Uncredited Woman (1983) ... Mr. Copley
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Mr. McGrath
- Dog Day Hospital (1983) ... Mr. McGrath
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel
Man in White
 1979-1981 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Rex Erhardt / Agent Berwick / Mr. Anderson / ...
- Rumors (1981) ... Rex Erhardt
- Secrets of Dayton Heights (1981) ... Agent Berwick
- The Americanization of Ivan (1980) ... Mr. Anderson
- Johnny Comes Back (1979) ... Mason Nobel
 1980 The Stockard Channing Show (TV Series)
Arnold
- Catch a Falling Star (1980) ... Arnold
 1979 The Swap
Paul (new scenes)
 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Jacques
- The Broken Badge (1978) ... Jacques
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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During the early '70s, he taught drama at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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