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Sam Wanamaker

Sam Wanamaker
Personal information
Birth nameSamuel Wanamaker
Birth date14 June 1919
Place of birthChicago, Illinois, USA
Date of death18 December 1993(age 74)
Death placeLondon, England
Years active1948-1993
SpouseCharlotte Holland
(m. 1940-1993, his death)

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Samuel Wanamaker (14 June 1919 18 December 1993) was an American film director and actor and is credited as the person most responsible for the modern recreation of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. He was the father of actress Zoë Wanamaker.

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