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Sam Schacht

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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