Sam Jaeger is a talented American actor and screenwriter who has worked on many well-known projects such as The Handmaid’s Tale, Why Women Kill, Tell Me a Story, Behind Enemy Lines, Hart’s War, and When We Rise. He has been active in the industry since the late 1990s as an actor and has now branched out to writing and directing.
Like many other actors in the industry, Sam has also found much fame in his career. And since people are very interested in knowing more about Jaeger, we will take a look at his life, professional journey, and love life.
Where Did Sam Jaeger Grow Up?
The Why Women Kill star was born Samuel Heath Jaeger on 29 January 1977, in Perrysburg, Ohio, USA. He grew up alongside his three older siblings in Ohio and seems to share a close bond with them. Sam Jaeger’s parents are LeAnne Graening and Charles Jaeger, but besides this, not much is known about Sam Jaeger’s family. But we hope to learn more about his childhood in the coming days.
As for his education, Sam attended Perrysburg High School in Perrysburg, Ohio, and graduated in 1995. Following this, he enrolled at Otterbein College and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999. He seems to have shown interest in the art world from an early age seeing as he studied fine arts in college.
What Projects Has Sam Jaeger Work On?
Well along with earning a degree, Sam also started his acting career while still attending college. His debut came in 1999 when he had small parts in the TV series Law & Order and the TV movie Double Platinum. He was also involved in the New York theater scene before moving to Los Angeles to further his career in the industry.
Moreover, Jaeger reportedly worked in a casting office after graduating from college and he must have made good connections while there.
Jaeger’s career saw a slow and steady growth with appearances in numerous projects such as Code Blue, ER, Signs of Life, Blood Work, Girls Club, Scrubs, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NYPD Blue, and more. His movie career took off after booking parts in well-known feature films such as Behind Enemy Lines, Traffic, Hart’s War, Sexual Life, Luck Number Slevin, Catch and Release, and more. Sam also worked on many other shows, short films, and movies.
From 2008 to 2009, Sam played Matt Dowd in 26 episodes of Eli Stone while also working on a few other shows such as Drop Dead Diva and Friday Night Lights. He also worked on the 2009 movie Within and continued with his movie career appearing in Take Me Home, Miss Dial, The Truth About Emanuel, Inherent Vice, and American Sniper. Jaeger also found fame playing Joel Graham on the show, Parenthood between 2010 and 2015. Following this, the Ohio native worked on a few other projects which are listed below:
- The PET Squad Files
- October Kiss
- To Dust Return
- October Kiss
- The Cleansing Hour
- Brave New Jersey
- Poor Richard’s Almanack
- When We Rise
- W.A.T.: Under Siege
- Law & Order True Crime
Sam Jaeger continued with his television journey playing significant characters in shows such as Tell Me a Story, The Politician, Why Women Kill, Devil in Ohio, and The Handmaid’s Tale. He also starred in popular movies including The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Asylum: Twisted Horror and Fantasy Tales, Shazam!, and more. He has also tried his hand at writing, directing, and producing a few projects.
Well, as a talented actor, Sam will undoubtedly find even more success in the coming days.
Who Is Sam Jaeger Married To?
Talking about his personal life, the talented actor is a happily married man and a loving father to his four children. Sam Jaeger’s wife is fellow actress Amber Jaeger (Amber Marie Mellott) and the pair reportedly met while attending Otterbein College. They tied the knot on August 25, 2007 and welcomed their first child, August Jaeger in 2010.
Sam and Amber’s second son, Redford Jaeger was born in 2014 while their youngest kid, Calvin Ernest Jaeger in June 2016. The couple also raised a little girl, Aubrey who was born to Amber from a former relationship. Well, Aubrey is technically Sam’s stepdaughter, but they seem to share a loving bond.
It is evident that Sam Jaeger is enjoying his life as a loving husband and father.