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Date Of BirthDecember 16, 1961
SpouseSidsel Jensen, Suzy Amis Cameron
FactGodson of Katharine Hepburn.

Sam Robards was born on December 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He is the son of actors Jason Robards and Lauren Bacall. His parents divorced when he was five years old, and he was raised by his mother in Los Angeles, California. He has two half-sisters, Leslie and Amy, from his father’s second marriage to actress Dina Merrill. Robards was educated at the High School for the Performing Arts in New York City and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. He began his acting career in the 1980s, appearing in such films as Taps (1981), Starman (1984), and The Breakfast Club (1985). He has also appeared in television series such as L.

A. Law (1986-1994), Chicago Hope (1995-2000), and The West Wing (2002-2006). In addition to his acting career, Robards is also a director and producer. He has directed episodes of L. A. Law, Chicago Hope, and The West Wing, as well as the films The Myth of Fingerprints (1997) and A Good Baby (2000).

He has produced the films The Myth of Fingerprints, A Good Baby, and The Good Shepherd (2006). Robards has been married three times. His first wife was actress Shelley Long, with whom he has a son, Jason Robards III. His second wife was actress Daphne Zuniga, with whom he has a daughter, Zoe Robards. His third wife is actress Marisa Tomei, with whom he has a son, Eli Robards. ..

General Info

Full NameSam Robards
Date Of BirthDecember 16, 1961
EducationSarah Lawrence College


SpouseSidsel Jensen, Suzy Amis Cameron
ChildrenJasper Robards, Sebastian Robards, Calvin Robards
ParentsLauren Bacall, Jason Robards
SiblingsStephen Humphrey Bogart, Leslie Howard Bogart, Jason Robards III, Jake Robards, Shannon Robards, David Robards, Sarah Louise Robards


NominationsTony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
MoviesA.I. Artificial Intelligence, American Beauty, Awake, The Art of Getting By, Catch That Kid, Fandango, The Rebound, Life as a House, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Not Quite Paradise, Casualties of War, Tempest, The Ballad of Little Jo, Into Thin Air, Bird, The Other Side of the Tracks, Black a...
TV ShowsTwisted, Maximum Bob, Get a Life, TV 101

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1My parents made certain I had no illusions about acting. To them it was always just a job.


1Studied at the National Theater Institute at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center when he was 19.
2He studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
3Godson of Katharine Hepburn.
4Half-brother of Jake Robards and Shannon Robards.
5Nominated for Broadway's 2002 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for Arthur Miller's "The Man Who Had All the Luck."
6Half-brother of Jason Robards III, Leslie Bogart and Stephen H. Bogart.
7Has a son, Jasper (b. 1990), with ex-wife Suzy Amis and two sons, Calvin (b. 1999) and Sebastian (b. 2001) with Sidsel Jensen.
8Grandson of Jason Robards Sr.
9Son of Jason Robards and Lauren Bacall.




Broken Links2016completedJack
The Late Bloomer2016Dr. Lawson
Limitless2015TV SeriesMiles Amos
Grand Street2014Gary
Twisted2013-2014TV SeriesKyle Masterson
Treme2012-2013TV SeriesTim Feeny
Gossip Girl2007-2012TV SeriesHowie 'The Captain' Archibald
The Good Wife2011TV SeriesJarvis Bowes
Blue Bloods2011TV SeriesRoger Carson
Body of Proof2011TV SeriesBradford Paige
The Art of Getting By2011Jack Sargent
Vamped Out2010TV SeriesAudition Actor #1
Law & Order1993-2009TV SeriesDavis Webb / Daniel Hendricks
Company Retreat2009Ron Gable
The Rebound2009Frank
Che: Part One2008Tad Szulc
The Other Side of the Tracks2008David
Awake2007Clayton Beresford Sr.
CSI: Miami2006TV SeriesMitchell Collett
The West Wing2004-2005TV SeriesGreg Brock
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2004TV SeriesPaul Whitlock
Clubhouse2004TV SeriesBennet
Surviving Eden2004Gary Gold
Catch That Kid2004Tom
The Blackwater Lightship2004TV MoviePaul
My Life with Men2003TV MovieJess Zebrowski
Obsessed2002TV MovieDavid Stillman
Life as a House2001David Dokos
A.I. Artificial Intelligence2001Henry Swinton
On Golden Pond2001TV MovieBill Ray
The Warden2001TV MovieAxel
Hamlet2000/IITV MovieFortinbras
Bounce2000Todd Exner
Sex and the City2000TV SeriesTom Reymi
Black and Blue1999TV MovieMike Riordan
American Beauty1999Jim Berkley
Spin City1998-1999TV SeriesArthur
Love from Ground Zero1998Henry (voice)
Maximum Bob1998TV SeriesSheriff Gary Hammond
Dinner and Driving1997Frank
The Man Who Captured Eichmann1996TV MovieDavid
Beautiful Girls1996Steve Rossmore
Donor Unknown1995TV MovieDr. David Bausch
The Outer Limits1995TV SeriesBen Kohler
Ready to Wear1994Regina's Assistant
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle1994Harold Ross
The Ballad of Little Jo1993Jasper Hill
Get a Life1990-1991TV SeriesLarry Potter
Casualties of War1989Chaplain Kirk
TV 1011988-1989TV SeriesKevin Keegan
Pancho Barnes1988TV MovieGene McKendry
Bright Lights, Big City1988Rich Vanier
Into Thin Air1985TV MovieStephen Walker
Spenser: For Hire1985TV SeriesChip Holmby
Not Quite Paradise1985Mike
Fandango1985Kenneth Waggener
Moving Right Along1983TV Series 1983
Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number1983TV Movie


Jesus Cooks Me Breakfast2007Short executive producer / producer


Twisted: Socio Studies 1012013TV Movie thanks
Manderlay2005the production wishes to thank


The 56th Annual Tony Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Play
Acting A.I.: A Portrait of David2002Video shortHimself
The Daily Show2001TV SeriesHimself
The Trial of Adolf Eichmann1997TV Movie documentaryAvraham Aviel (voice)


Nominated Awards

1983Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureTempest (1982)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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