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Hal Holbrook

Hal HolbrookAKA Harold Rowe Holbrook, Jr.

Born: 17-Feb-1925
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 23-Jan-2021
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mark Twain Tonight

Famous for his one-man-show stage portrayal of Mark Twain on Broadway, Mark Twain Tonight (1956) -- though he first performed it at Lock Haven State Teachers College in 1954. In the play's three runs, he has made over 2000 appearances. A later portrayal of Abraham Lincoln on television is also noteworthy, as well as his role of "Deep Throat" in All the President's Men.

Father: Harold Rowe Holbrook
Mother: Aileen Davenport
Wife: Ruby Elaine Johnston (m. 22-Sep-1945, div. 1965, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Victoria
Son: David
Wife: Carol Eve Rossen (actress, m. 1966, div. 1979, one daughter)
Daughter: Eve
Wife: Dixie Carter (actress, m. 27-May-1984, d. 10-Apr-2010)

    High School: Culver Military Academy (1938-42)
    University: BA, Denison University (1948)

    Tony 1964 for Mark Twain Tonight
    National Humanities Medal 2003

    The Event James Dempsey (2010-11)
    Sons of Anarchy Nate Madock (2010)
    Evening Shade Evan Evans (1990-94)
    Designing Women Reese Watson (1986-89)
    The Bold Ones: The Senator Sen. Hays Stowe (1970-71)

    Blackway (11-Sep-2015)
    Planes: Fire & Rescue (15-Jul-2014) [VOICE]
    Savannah (23-Aug-2013)
    Promised Land (28-Dec-2012)
    Lincoln (8-Oct-2012)
    Water for Elephants (15-Apr-2011) · Old Jacob
    Good Day for It (6-Apr-2011) · Hec
    That Evening Sun (16-Mar-2009)
    Killshot (13-Nov-2008)
    Into the Wild (1-Sep-2007)
    Shade (21-Jun-2003) · The Professor
    Purpose (21-Feb-2002)
    The Majestic (11-Dec-2001) · Congressman Doyle
    Men of Honor (14-Sep-2000) · Mr. Pappy
    Waking the Dead (22-Jan-2000) · Isaac Green
    The Bachelor (3-Nov-1999)
    The Florentine (19-Apr-1999)
    Beauty (25-Oct-1998)
    Rusty: A Dog's Tale (22-Sep-1998)
    Judas Kiss (16-Sep-1998)
    Walking to the Waterline (13-Jun-1998)
    Hush (06-Mar-1998)
    The Third Twin (9-Nov-1997)
    Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (4-Nov-1997) · Narrator [VOICE]
    Eye of God (17-Oct-1997)
    Hercules (14-Jun-1997) [VOICE]
    Cats Don't Dance (26-Mar-1997) [VOICE]
    Operation Delta Force (1997) · Henshaw
    Carried Away (29-Mar-1996) · Dr. Evans
    The Firm (30-Jun-1993)
    A Killing in a Small Town (22-May-1990)
    Fletch Lives (17-Mar-1989) · Ham Johnson
    Day One (5-Mar-1989)
    The Unholy (22-Apr-1988)
    Wall Street (11-Dec-1987) · Lou Mannheim
    North and South II (4-May-1986)
    Dress Gray (9-Mar-1986)
    Under Siege (9-Feb-1986)
    North and South (3-Nov-1985)
    The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1-Nov-1984) · Grandpa Grier
    George Washington (8-Apr-1984)
    Celebrity (12-Feb-1984)
    The Star Chamber (5-Aug-1983) · Benjamin Caulfield
    Creepshow (12-Nov-1982) · Henry Northrup
    Girls Nite Out (20-Jun-1982)
    The Killing of Randy Webster (11-Mar-1981)
    The Kidnapping of the President (15-Aug-1980)
    Off the Minnesota Strip (5-May-1980)
    The Fog (8-Feb-1980) · Fr. Malone
    Natural Enemies (1-Nov-1979)
    The Legend of the Golden Gun (10-Apr-1979) · J. R. Swackhammer
    Murder by Natural Causes (17-Feb-1979)
    The Awakening Land (19-Nov-1978)
    Capricorn One (2-Jun-1978)
    Julia (2-Oct-1977) · Alan
    Rituals (21-Jul-1977)
    Our Town (30-May-1977)
    Midway (18-Jun-1976) · Cmdr. Joseph Rochefort
    All the President's Men (7-Apr-1976) · Deep Throat
    The Girl from Petrovka (22-Aug-1974)
    King Lear (20-Feb-1974) · Presenter
    Magnum Force (25-Dec-1973)
    They Only Kill Their Masters (22-Nov-1972)
    That Certain Summer (1-Nov-1972)
    The Great White Hope (11-Oct-1970)
    The People Next Door (26-Aug-1970)
    Wild in the Streets (29-May-1968) · Sen. Fergus
    The Group (4-Mar-1966) · Gus Leroy

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