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Sam Donaldson was born on March 11, 1934 in El Paso, Texas, USA as Samuel Andrew Donaldson. He has been married to Jan Smith since April 16, 1983. He was previously married to Billie Kay Butler and Patricia Oates. See full bio »

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20/20
20/20 Himself - Contributing Anchor (1998-2000)
(1978)
Primetime
Primetime Himself - Host
(1989)
This Week
This Week Himself
(2005-2011)
Fuck
Fuck Himself
(2005)

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 2016 Backfire: How to Destroy a Presidential Candidate (Documentary short)
Himself
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - ABC News Reporter
- The Revolutionaries (2013) ... Himself - ABC News Reporter
 2011 Primary Issues (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- A House Divided (2011) ... Himself - Host
- Battle for the White House (2011) ... Himself - Host
- The Margin of Victory (2011) ... Himself - Host
 2011 The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Umbrella Lia­bil­ity Insur­ance (2011) ... Himself
 2005-2011 This Week (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 30 January 2011 (2011) ... Himself
- Episode dated 22 October 2006 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode dated 17 September 2006 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode dated 6 August 2006 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode dated 16 July 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2010 Good Morning America (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 25 October 2010 (2010) ... Himself
 2010 Nazi Hunters (TV Series)
Himself - ABC News Anchor
- Erich Priebke (2010) ... Himself - ABC News Anchor
 2009 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series)
Himself - Expert
- Episode #4.1 (2009) ... Himself - Expert
 2009 Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #7.7 (2009) ... Himself
 2009 ABC News: Inauguration 2009 (TV Movie)
Himself - Correspondent
 2009 Ronald Reagan: Rendezvous with Destiny (Documentary)
Himself
 2008 Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story (Documentary)
Himself - White House Correspondent
 2007 Pacto de silencio (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2007 The Investigators (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Canyon of Secrets (2007) ... Himself
 2007 18 in '08 (Documentary short)
Former ABC News Anchor Sam Donaldson
 2006 Encore with John Palmer (TV Series)
Himself
 2005 Fuck (Documentary)
Himself
 2005 The Chris Matthews Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 5 November 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 2004 Inside the U.S. Secret Service (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - ABC News
 2004 Da Ali G Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Respek (2004) ... Himself
 2004 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Katie Couric (2004) ... Himself
 1997-2002 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #9.148 (2002) ... Himself
- Episode #7.138 (2000) ... Himself
- Episode #7.3 (1999) ... Himself
- Episode #6.21 (1998) ... Himself
- Episode #5.36 (1997) ... Himself
 2002 American Veteran Awards (TV Special)
Himself
 2000-2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jim Craig (2002) ... Himself
- Secretariat (2000) ... Himself
 2001 Breaking the News (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2001 Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (Video documentary)
Himself
 2000-2001 The Daily Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Sam Donaldson (2001) ... Himself
- Sam Donaldson (2000) ... Himself
 2000 The Final Days (Short)
Himself
 1993-2000 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 9 August 2000 (2000) ... Himself
- Episode dated 18 June 1998 (1998) ... Himself
- Episode dated 8 October 1996 (1996) ... Himself
- Episode dated 28 November 1995 (1995) ... Himself
- Episode dated 2 November 1994 (1994) ... Himself
 1999 ABC 2000: The Millennium (TV Movie documentary)
Anchor
 1997 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #5.6 (1997) ... Himself
 1993 The War Room (Documentary)
Himself
 1984-1993 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 25 May 1993 (1993) ... Himself
- Episode dated 4 November 1992 (1992) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 19 July 1989 (1989) ... Himself
- Episode dated 12 January 1989 (1989) ... Himself
- Episode dated 18 March 1987 (1987) ... Himself
 1992 Feed (Documentary)
Himself
 1989 Primetime (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host
 1989 Live with Kelly and Michael (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 27 June 1989 (1989) ... Himself
 1988 The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama / Comedy Special
 1987 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 21 April 1987 (1987) ... Himself
 1987 The Late Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 9 April 1987 (1987) ... Himself
 1981 This Week with David Brinkley (TV Series)
Himself - Regular panelist (1981-1996)
 1978 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Contributing Anchor (1998-2000)
 1968 ABC Weekend News (TV Series)
Himself - Anchor
 1953 ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (TV Series)
Himself - Chief White House Correspondent (1977-1989)
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Personal Quote:

Call me a braggart, call me arrogant. People at ABC (and elsewhere) have called me worse. But when you need the job done on deadline, you'll call me.

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Began his broadcasting career at KRLD-TV in Dallas in 1959. See more »

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