James Waterston

James Waterston was previously seen at the Huntington in Private Lives, Ah, Wilderness!, and Gross Indecency. He has appeared on Broadway in An Enemy of the People (Manhattan Theatre Club). His Off Broadway credits include Parents' Evening (The Flea Theater), Buffalo Gal (Primary Stages), The Importance of Being Earnest (Brooklyn Academy of Music), and As You Like It (The Public Theater/NYSF). Regional and international favorites include Chinglish (Goodman Theatre), Othello (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company),Long Day's Journey into Night (Syracuse Stage), Twelfth Night (The Old Globe), The Seagull (George Street Playhouse), Children (Williamstown Theatre Festival), and Julius Caesar (American Repertory Theater, Paris' Theatre Gerard Philipe, and touring in Bogotá, Colombia and throughout France). Mr. Waterston has spent five seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, three seasons at The Old Globe, and three seasons at the Sundance Film Institute. His film and television credits include Certainty, Visiting, Dead Poets Society, Little Sweetheart, Treme, The Good Wife, a recurring role on Six Feet Under, Live from Baghdad, Wedding Daze, Christy: The Movie, and Dear Dumb Diary. Mr. Waterston will revive his role in Private Lives this spring in Washington, DC.

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Cast Credits

Flesh and Bone (2015)
Guest starring as Prescott Hawthorn (4 episodes)
Red Oaks (2014)
Guest starring as Dr. Dale Blum (5 episodes)
Zero Hour (2013)
Guest starring as Young Roland
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Guest starring as John Barlow
  • Episode 1x01: Pilot (Sep 30, 2012)
Chicago Fire (2012)
Guest starring as Rich Corbin
Unforgettable (2011)
Guest starring as Ian Smith
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Jason Rucker
  • Episode 1x14: Hi (Feb 9, 2010)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Mr. Harvey