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Sam Schacht was born on April 19, 1936 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Edge of Night (1956), Heart of Midnight (1988) and A Shock to the System (1990). See full bio »
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 1990-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Nathan Becker / Louis Bell / Hurley
- Return (2000) ... Nathan Becker
- Rebels (1995) ... Louis Bell
- Prisoner of Love (1990) ... Hurley
 1993 Drew, Trip and Zoey (Short)
The Palm diner
 1990 A Shock to the System
David Jones
 1988 Heart of Midnight
Uncle Fletcher (as Sam Schact)
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Heartstrings (1986) ... Norrell
- Breakpoint (1986) ... Norrell
 1984 Sentimental Journey (TV Movie)
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- True West (1984) ... Saul
 1981 Tattoo
 1980 Doctor Franken (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Pearson
 1979 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6091 (1979) ... Jimmy (credit only)
- Episode #1.6089 (1979) ... Jimmy (credit only)
 1978 The Last Tenant (TV Movie)
 1977 A Secret Space
 1977 Woman of Valor (TV Movie)
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Dr. Riddle
- Kiss It All Goodbye (1977) ... Dr. Riddle
 1975 First Ladies Diaries: Rachel Jackson (TV Movie)
 1973 Badge 373
Assistant D.A.
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Paradise Lost (1971) ... Julie
 1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- Everybody Loved Him (1969) ... Artie
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He is the former dean of the Actors Studio and currently teaches at the Stella Adler Conservatory.

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