Sam Robards

About Sam Robards

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: December 16, 1961
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S., United States
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1980–present
Spouse(s): Suzy Amis (m. 1986; div. 1994) Sidsel Jensen (m. 1997)
Children: 3
Parent(s): Jason Robards Lauren Bacall

Sam Robards

Sam Robards was born on December 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, U.S., United States, is Actor. Samuel Prideaux Robards is an American actor best known for his role in the television serial ‘Gossip Girl’, where he appears as Captain Archibald, the strict father of Nate. He is the only son of the Hollywood couple Jason Robards, Jr and Lauren Bacall, who later divorced and moved their separate ways. He was not very good at academics and was expelled from collage, but he managed to attend the National Theatre Institute and study drama at HB Studios to groom himself to be an actor. He has made his name on stage, as well as acted in a number of movies and television serials. He has the distinction of appearing on screen alongside both his parents in separate movies. His early work was recognized by a nomination for a Young Artist Award, and later he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor for his role in the Broadway play, ‘The Man Who Had All the Luck’. His first marriage to Suzy Amis ended in a divorce and he later married Danish model, Sidsel Jensen. He has a son from his previous marriage and two sons from his present wife. He is active on social media and has a net worth that is estimated at over 4 million dollars.
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Popular As Sam Robards
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 16, 1961 (New York City, New York, U.S., United States)
Birthday December 16
Town/City New York City, New York, U.S., United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Sam Robards’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Sam Robards was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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He began his acting career in 1980 in an off-Broadway production of Album, and made his feature film debut in Director Paul Mazursky's 1982 film Tempest.


He married fellow actor Suzy Amis in 1986 with whom he appeared alongside Kevin Costner in Fandango. Their marriage produced a son, Jasper, and ended in divorce in 1994. In 1997, Robards married the Danish model Sidsel Jensen. They have two sons, Calvin and Sebastian.


Robards appeared alongside his Father in 1988's Bright Lights, Big City, in their only film collaboration (his Father died in 2000). He co-starred with his mother in the 1993 Robert Altman film Prêt-à-Porter. He portrayed Harold Ross, first Editor of The New Yorker, in the Dorothy Parker biographical film Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle in 1994 for writer-director Alan Rudolph. His film résumé also includes Fandango, Casualties of War, American Beauty, Beautiful Girls, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Life as a House, The Other Side of the Tracks and The Art of Getting By.


In the theatre, Robards was nominated for Broadway's 2002 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role – Play) for Arthur Miller's The Man Who Had All the Luck. In July 2008, Robards took over the role of Richard Hannay in the New York City theatrical run of The 39 Steps.


Robards's television credits include a recurring role on Get a Life as well as appearances on Spin City, The West Wing, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Sex and the City, The Outer Limits, and Body of Proof. His recent projects included recurring roles on the series Gossip Girl (ended in 2012) and Treme (ended in 2013), and a regular role on Twisted (cancelled in 2014).

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