Sam Robards is one of the American actors who followed their star parents into the showbiz industry. He is the son of the late Academy Award-winning actor Jacob Robards and deceased actress, Lauren Bacall†
Born to celebrity parents, Sam was a media magnet long before entering the acting world. As an actor, he is popular for playing Henry Swinton in AI: Artificial IntelligenceJim Berkley in american beautyand chaplain Kirk in War victims†
Meanwhile, talking about his personal life, Sam has been happily married to his second wife Sidsel Jensen since 1997. They also share two sons named Calvin and Sebastian together. Here we will talk about his career achievements, as well as his failed first marriage.
How old is Sam Robards?
Sam was born Samuel Prideaux Robards on December 16, 1961 in New York City, USA. As mentioned before, Sam was born to actor parents Jason Robards and Lauren Bacall.
He will turn 61 in 2022. Sam is the grandchild of Jason Robards Sr. Apart from that, the late actress Katharine Hepburn was his godmother.
Although Robards has seven siblings, he is the only child from his parents’ marriage. One of his half-siblings, Stephen Humphrey is a famous writer, producer and businessman.
His other siblings are Jason Robards III† Jake Robards† Shannon Robards† Sarah Louise Robards† David Robardsand Leslie Howard Bogart†
Robards education data
Robards attended the American School in London and later enrolled in the Collegiate School when he returned to New York. He then attended Sarah Lawrence College, but was expelled from there due to poor grades and bad behavior.
In addition, in the fall of 1980, Sam also attended the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
Both of Sam’s parents are actors
As mentioned above, Sam was born to legendary actor couple Jason Robards and Lauren Bacall. The late actor Jason had a successful acting career spanning more than 5 decades from 1947 to 2000.
He initially served in the US Navy as radio operator 3rd class on the heavy cruiser USS Northampton. Jason retired from the Navy in 1946 as a Petty Officer First Class and began taking acting classes at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Jason got his first role in the 1947 short film Follow that music† His breakthrough career was as lead actor Hickey in the 1956 off-Broadway stage production and later in the 1960 TV movie. The Iceman Cometh†
Throughout his career, Jason has starred in dozens of movies, TV shows, and theater productions. Some of his notable film works are: Long day’s journey into the night, a thousand clowns, all the president’s men and a moon for the misborn†
Likewise, his mother Lauren Bacall was also an actress named the 20th greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema by the American Film Institute. She began her career as a model for the Waler Thornton Modeling Agency before transitioning into the acting world.
Over the course of 7 decades of her career, Lauren appeared in numerous movies and TV shows such as To have and not to have† Dark alley† Key Largo† How to marry a millionaire and designing woman among other things.
Sam Robards followed in his parents’ footsteps to the showbiz world
Like his parents, Samuel pursued an acting career after graduating from the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Samuel got his first acting role in the 1980 off-broadway production Album†
Likewise, he made his feature film debut in Storm with the role of Teddy. Some of his early film works are: fandango† Not quite paradise† Bird, and more. In 1988 Sam played with his father in Bright lights, big city† This was their only collab film before Jason’s death in 2000.
In addition, Sam’s notable TV show credits are: TV 101† Get a life† Law & authority, and more. His most recent television work was in the drama series 2021 Y: The Last Man where he played Dean Brown in two episodes.
Meanwhile, talking about his nomination for the award, Robards was nominated for Broadway’s 2002 Tony Award as Best Actor for The Man Who Had All the Luck.
Robards is currently married to his second wife Sidsel Jensen
The twisted actor is married to his second wife Sidsel Jensen. She is an actress who is popular for her role in such films as ‘Dancer in the dark’†It’s all about love’ and ‘The Black Madonna†
They married on November 8, 1997 in a private wedding ceremony in Copenhagen, Denmark. The couple has been together for about 25 years. In addition, they share two sons named Calvin and Sebastian. More details about their children are missing at this time.
Sam Robard’s first wife Suzy Amis is also an actress and model
The 61-year-old actor was first married to former actress and model Suzy Amis Cameron. She currently works as an environmental lawyer. She also co-founded MUSE School CA and is the founder of Cameron Family Farms and Food Forest Organics.
The former husband-wife first met on the sets of the 1985 film Fandango, which starred Sam Kenneth Waggener and Suzy Debbie.
After dating for a while, Sam and Suzy married in a romantic ceremony on May 17, 1986. Four years later, they welcomed their only son, Jasper, in April 1990. Sadly, things parted ways after eight years of marriage in 1994.
As of now, Suzy is married to her second husband, Canadian-American filmmaker James Cameron. They married in 2000 and have three children together.
How rich will Sam Robards be in 2022?
According to Net worth of celebritiesRobards is reportedly worth about $3 million as of 2022. He earns his fortune from his acting career.
Sam started his acting journey at the age of nineteen in 1980. Until now, the actor has starred in more than 50 movies and TV shows.