Rumors About Sam Waterston’s Death; Is He Alive?

By Cannon | Updated on June 5, 2023
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    Sam Waterston is one of the legendary actors who began his acting career in 1962 and has since been continuously working in the industry. Although Sam has already entered his 80s, the Hollywood legend has yet to think of retirement. But, due to his old age, people wonder if Sam is still alive or not. The man who has already earned the tag of octogenarian is still living his life happily.

    Let’s find out more about his life from his current whereabouts to his health condition in detail.

    Is Sam Waterston Still Alive?

    Yes, Waterston is still alive. As mentioned, although Sam is doing well professionally and personally, many are still eager to know if the actor is still in this world or not because of his declining years. But, don’t worry, Sam, fully Samuel Atkinson Waterston is completely fine and doing well in his life.

    Sam Waterston
    Sam Waterston isn’t dead.

    He is an actor from Cambridge, Massachusetts who kicked off his acting journey with the role of Andy in the 1965 movie The Plastic Dome of Norm Jean. The same year, Waterston made his TV debut, playing the character of Mark in Dr. Kildare.

    Over the years, the 82 years old entertainer has worked in a handful of movies and TV shows like Heaven’s Gate (1980), Nixon (1995), On the Basis of Sex (2018), and more. He is also equally into TV who played in Grace and Frankie along with Martin Sheen and Brooklyn Decker.

    What Happened to Sam Waterston? Update on His Current Health

    Sam has still maintained his health in good shape but in the past, the actor once rumored to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, “a brain disorder that causes unintended or uncontrollable movements, such as shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with balance and coordination.”

    Some media outlets even wrote Sam was diagnosed with the disease in 2009. However, it later turned out to be false news as Sam was never infected with any kind of disease. So far, his health is completely fit and fine.

    Rumors About Sam’s Death

    In the past, there had been some rumors about Waterston’s death. Still, some online tabloids claim the actor died at 82. But, as we mentioned Sam is living his best life and is is a stable condition.

    waterston is still alive
    Waterston is aging gracefully.

    Like his death hoax, Sam was once also rumored to have cancer.

    Where is Sam Now?

    Besides, talking about his current whereabouts, Waterston resides in Woodbury, CT with his family. As of now, his estimated net worth is $20 million.