Nick Sandow

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Nick Sandow is an American actor, writer, director, and producer perhaps most well-known for his portrayal of prison administrator Joe Caputo in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.  

How Old Is Nick Sandow? What Is His Height?

Nick Sandow was born on August 3, 1966, in New York City, New York. He is 54 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 6 feet (1.83 meters). 

Sandow was born in the demographically Italian-American Van Nest neighborhood of The Bronx but later moved to Manhattan to pursue a career in acting.  

What Is Nick Sandow Known For?

Nick Sandow made his on-screen acting debut in 1994, with his first feature film role as Earls Man Max in the 1994 crime thriller Hand Gun.

He has subsequently gone on to appear in movies like The Mouse, No Exit, Arresting Gena, Grind, One Night Stand, A Brooklyn State of Mind, No Looking Back, Return to Paradise, Living Out Loud, On the Run, Uninvited, The Big Heist, Dust, Connie and Carla, The Lovebirds, The Accidental Husband, The Sitter, The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, Meadowland, and Stella's Last Weekend.   

Nick Sandow as Waxey Gordon in Boardwalk Empire SOURCE: Business Insider

Sandow made his TV series debut in 1992 as Officer Nelson in the episode "Blood Is Thicker..." of Law & Order season 2. He has since appeared in similar TV crime drama series like New York Undercover, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Blue Bloods.  

Additionally, he had recurring appearances as Joe Lombardo in the NBC crime-drama series Third Watch and as Waxey Gordon in the HBO period crime-drama series Boardwalk Empire.  

He is most known for his portrayal of prison administrator Joe Caputo in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black. He was initially only supposed to have sporadic appearances and was a recurring character in the first two seasons but was promoted to the main cast beginning in the third season. He has also directed three episodes of the show.  

Nick Sandow as Joe Caputo on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black SOURCE: Pinterest

Most recently, Sandow was seen as Murray Clarke in the CBS psychological horror crime drama series Clarice, based on Thomas Harris's best-selling 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs.   

How Much Is Nick Sandow Worth In 2021?

According to, Nick Sandow has a net worth of $1 million as of March 2021. The 54-year-old is most known as Joe Caputo in Netflix's Orange Is the New Black but he has been seen in several other projects including the recent CBS horror series Clarice.      

by shrijan, 25 Mar, 2021

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