Hal Holbrook - Details


HAL HOLBROOK began his acting career 58 years ago in a Cleveland production of "The Man Who Came to Dinner." Between that role and his l997 national tour as Willy Loman in "Death of A Salesman," he has been on the New York stage in scores of plays including "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," "The Glass Menagerie," "I Never Sang For My Father," "Country Girl" and "King Lear," the Lincoln Center productions of "After The Fall," "Incident at Vichy" and "Tartuffe," and numerous regional theater and television movies.

Holbrook's many film credits include "The Group," "Magnum Force," "Pueblo," "Midway," "All the President's Men," "Our Town," "Wall Street" and "The Firm."

Holbrook received a Tony® Award and an Emmy® nomination, among other honors, for his legendary one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" He also received five Emmy awards for other television performances.


  • 17th February 1925 - Birth