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James Waterston

James Waterston was born on January 17, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as James Smallwood Waterston. He is an actor, known for Dead Poets Society (1989), Live from Baghdad (2002) and Christy: Return to Cutter Gap (2000). He has been married to Line Lillevik since July 2000. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2015 OM City (TV Series) (post-production)
Guy (2015)
 2015 And It Was Good (Short) (post-production)
 2013 Dear Dumb Diary (TV Movie)
Assistant Principal Devon
 2013 Zero Hour (TV Series)
Young Roland
- Escapement (2013) ... Young Roland
 2012 666 Park Avenue (TV Series)
John Barlow
- Pilot (2012) ... John Barlow
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Ian Smith
- Check Out Time (2011) ... Ian Smith
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Jason Rucker
- Hi (2010) ... Jason Rucker
 2009 Visiting (Short)
 2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Paul Walters
- The Glory That Was... (2009) ... Paul Walters
 2004 Wedding Daze (TV Movie)
Lyle Mills
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
- The Black Forest (2004) ... Kyle
- Can I Come Up Now? (2004) ... Kyle
 2002 Live from Baghdad (TV Movie)
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Mr. Barney
- Insurrection (2002) ... Mr. Barney
 2002 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Craig Burke
- Without Warning (2002) ... Craig Burke
 2002 Diagnosis Murder: Without Warning (TV Movie)
Craig Burke
 2001 Shrinking Violet (TV Movie)
Greg Stanley
 1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dr. Shimo
- Refuge (1999) ... Dr. Shimo
 1996 The Debutantes (Short)
 1993 A Dog Race in Alaska (Short)
 1989 Little Sweetheart
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Oppenheimer
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Peter Oppenheimer

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(2005, October - November) Starred in the Roger Rosenblatt play Ashley Montana Goes Ashore in the Caicos... Or What Am I Doing Here? at the Flea, New York, New York.

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Jamie Waterston

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