James Waterston


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James Waterston is an actor and a pianist with a great love of New Orleans music. He comes from family of actors and artists and he counts himself privileged to do what he does. He has traveled and performed around the world doing television, stage and film. He has lived in New Orleans, Paris, Los Angeles, and all over the east coast. He is ... See full bio »

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Dead Poets Society Gerard Pitts
(1989)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Congressman Luke Bolton / Mr. Harvey
(2008-2017)
(2004)
Red Oaks Dr. Dale Blum
(2015)

Filmography

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 2022 Inventing Anna (TV Mini Series)
Squash Partner
- A Wolf in Chic Clothing (2022) ... Squash Partner
 2021 Halston (TV Mini Series)
Mike
- The Sweet Smell of Success (2021) ... Mike
 2020 The Politician (TV Series)
Election Board Official
- Election Day (2020) ... Election Board Official
- What's in the Box? (2020) ... Election Board Official
 2019 Modern Love (TV Series)
Chris
 2019 Human Capital
Andy
 2019 Blindspot (TV Series)
Calvin Meeks
- Coder to Killer (2019) ... Calvin Meeks
 2018 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Dale Rayburn
- Anna-Gracia Duerte (No. 25) (2018) ... Dale Rayburn
 2017 The Deuce (TV Series)
- Pilot (2017)
 2008-2017 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Congressman Luke Bolton / Mr. Harvey
- Real Fake News (2017) ... Congressman Luke Bolton
- Inconceivable (2008) ... Mr. Harvey
 2016 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Rich Corbin
- Bad for the Soul (2016) ... Rich Corbin
 2015 And It Was Good
Bridegroom
 2015 Flesh and Bone (TV Mini Series)
Prescott Hawthorn
- Scorched Earth (2015) ... Prescott Hawthorn
- F.U.B.A.R. (2015) ... Prescott Hawthorn
- M.I.A. (2015) ... Prescott Hawthorn
- Bulling Through (2015) ... Prescott Hawthorn
 2015 Red Oaks (TV Series)
Dr. Dale Blum
- The Bar Mitzvah (2015) ... Dr. Dale Blum
- Body Swap (2015) ... Dr. Dale Blum
- Fourth of July (2015) ... Dr. Dale Blum
- Swingers (2015) ... Dr. Dale Blum
- The Wedding (2015) ... Dr. Dale Blum
 2015 OM City (TV Series)
Guy
- Think of Others (2015) ... Guy
 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 Treme (TV Series)
Street Musician
- Wish Someone Would Care (2010) ... Street Musician
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Jason Rucker
- Hi (2010) ... Jason Rucker
 2009 Visiting (Short)
David
 2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Paul Walters
- The Glory That Was... (2009) ... Paul Walters
 2009 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Dr. Pinklepurpy Goozibindanansky
- The Skeleckian Hiccups (2009) ... Dr. Pinklepurpy Goozibindanansky
 2004 Wedding Daze (TV Movie)
Lyle Mills
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Kyle
- The Black Forest (2004) ... Kyle
- Can I Come Up Now? (2004) ... Kyle
 2002 Live from Baghdad (TV Movie)
Eric
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Mr. Barney
- Insurrection (2002) ... Mr. Barney
 2002 Diagnosis Murder: Without Warning (TV Movie)
Craig Burke
 2001 Christy: Choices of the Heart (TV Mini Series)
Rev. David Grantland / Reverand David Grantland
- A New Beginning (2001) ... Rev. David Grantland
- A Change of Seasons (2001) ... Reverand David Grantland
 2001 Shrinking Violet (TV Movie)
Greg Stanley
 2000 Christy: Return to Cutter Gap (TV Movie)
Rev. David Grantland
 1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dr. Shimo
- Refuge: Part 2 (1999) ... Dr. Shimo
 1996 The Debutantes (Short)
 1993 A Dog Race in Alaska (Short)
 1989 Little Sweetheart
Richard
 1989 Dead Poets Society
Gerard Pitts
 1980 Oppenheimer (TV Mini Series)
Peter Oppenheimer
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Peter Oppenheimer

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Other Works:

(October 9, 1997 to November 16, 1997) He acted in Eugene O'Neill's play, "Long Day's Journey Into Night," at the Public Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Tom Atkins, Deborah Kipp, James Colby and Heather Goldenhersch in the cast. Eddie Gilbert was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Jamie Waterston

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Line Lillevik  (2 children)

Parents:

Sam Waterston

Relatives:

Katherine Waterston (half sibling)
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Half brother in law of Louis Cancelmi. See more »

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