Hal Holbrook

Hal Holbrook
1925 - 2021

Hal Holbrook  American Actor

Rest in Peace Hal Holbrook.
Passed away on 23rd January, 2021 aged 95.

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Hal Holbrook was previously married to Dixie Carter (1984 - 2010), Carol Eve Rossen (1966 - 1983) and Ruby Holbrook (1945 - 1965).


American Actor Hal Holbrook was born Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. on 17th February, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and passed away on 23rd Jan 2021 Beverly Hills, California, USA aged 95. He is most remembered for Mark Twain In Mark Twain Tonight (1967), Henry Northup In Creepshow (1982).. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Hal Holbrook was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Dixie Carter in Designing Women (1986) and Goldie Hawn in The Girl from Petrovka (1974).

Hal Holbrook is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Married3 27 years, 3 months 21 years, 9 months 17 years
Total3 27 years, 3 months 21 years, 9 months 17 years


First Name Hal
Last Name Holbrook
Full Name at Birth Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr.
Age 95 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th February, 1925
Birthplace Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died 23rd January, 2021
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Buried McLemoresville Cemetery, McLemoresville, Tennessee, USA
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, USA (1942)
University Denison University, Granville, Ohio, USA (1948)
Occupation Text Actor, director, writer.
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mark Twain In Mark Twain Tonight (1967), Henry Northup In Creepshow (1982).
Year(s) Active 1954–present, 1948–present, 1948–2021, 1948–2017
Father Harold Rowe Holbrook Sr.
Mother Aileen (Davenport) Holbrook (A Vaudeville Dancer.)

Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (February 17, 1925 – January 23, 2021) was an American actor, television director and writer. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark Twain Tonight!, while studying at Denison University, performing as Mark Twain. He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1966 for his portrayal of Twain. He would continue to perform his signature role for over 60 years, only retiring the show in 2017 due to his failing health. Throughout his career, he also won five Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on television and was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in film.

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Hal Holbrook95 AquariusActor
Dixie Carter70 GeminiActress
Carol Eve Rossen84 LeoActress
Ruby Holbrook88 VirgoActress


An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story2017Reinhold Niebuhr (voice)TV Movie
Planes: Fire & Rescue2014Mayday (voice)Movie
Savannah2013Judge HardenMovie
Monday Mornings2013Dr. Arvin WayneTV Show
Rectify2013Rutherford GainesTV Show
Lincoln2012Preston BlairMovie
Promised Land2012Frank YatesMovie
Water for Elephants2011Old JacobMovie
Good Day for It2011HecMovie
Flying Lessons2010Harry PleasantMovie
The Event2010James DempseyTV Show
Hawaii Five-02010Leonard PattersonTV Show
That Evening Sun2009Abner MeechamMovie
Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas2009Dean Davis WintersTV Movie
Sons of Anarchy2008Nate MadockTV Show
Into the Wild2007Ron FranzMovie
Bones2005Red HudmoreTV Show
Grey's Anatomy2005Dr. Lewis ClatchTV Show
The Cultivated Life: Thomas Jefferson and Wine2005Narrator (voice)TV Movie
Shade2003The ProfessorMovie
The Street Lawyer2003Arthur JacobsTV Movie
Hope & Faith2003Edward ShanowskiTV Show
NCIS2003Mickey StokesTV Show
Purpose2002Tom WalkerMovie
Good Morning, Miami2002Jim TempletonTV Show
The Majestic2001Congressman DoyleMovie
Haven2001Harold L. IckesTV Movie
Men of Honor2000'Mr. Pappy'Movie
Waking the Dead2000Isaac GreenMovie
The Bachelor1999Roy O'DellMovie
The Florentine1999SmittyMovie
Family Law1999Judge Richard LloydTV Show
The Sopranos1999John SchwinnTV Show
The West Wing1999Asst. Secretary of State Albie DuncanTV Show
A Place Apart1999NarratorTV Movie
Hush1998Dr. Franklin HillMovie
Judas Kiss1998Senator Rupert HornbeckMovie
Rusty: A Dog's Tale1998Boyd CallahanMovie
Walking to the Waterline1998Man on the BeachMovie
Beauty1998Alexander MillerTV Movie
My Own Country1998Lloyd FlandersTV Movie
Becker1998Mr. HumphriesTV Show
Cats Don't Dance1997Cranston (voice)Movie
Eye of God1997Sheriff RogersMovie
Hercules1997Amphitryon (voice)Movie
All the Winters That Have Been1997Uncle Ren CorvinTV Movie
Operation Delta Force1997Admiral HenshawTV Movie
The Third Twin1997PeteTV Movie
Carried Away1996Dr. EvansMovie
Innocent Victims1996Bob HennisTV Movie
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester1995Wild Bill McKenzieTV Movie
She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal1995Adm. KelsoTV Movie
The Outer Limits1995Justice Oliver HarbisonTV Show
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor1994Wild Bill McKenzieTV Movie
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle1994William McKenzieTV Movie
ER1994Walter PerkinsTV Show
The Firm1993Oliver LambertMovie
Bonds of Love1993Jim SmithTV Movie
A Killing in a Small Town1990Dr. BeardsleyTV Movie
Evening Shade1990Evan EvansTV Show
Fletch Lives1989Ham JohnsonMovie
Day One1989Gen. George MarshallTV Movie
Sorry, Wrong Number1989Jim ColtraneTV Movie
The Unholy1988Archbishop MoselyMovie
Emma: Queen of the South Seas1988Jonas CoeTV Show
I'll Be Home for Christmas1988Joseph BundyTV Movie
The Fortunate Pilgrim1988Dr. Andrew McKaigTV Show
Wall Street1987Lou MannheimMovie
Plaza Suite1987Sam NashTV Movie
Dress Gray1986Gen. Charles HedgesTV Show
North and South, Book II1986Abraham LincolnTV Show
Under Siege1986President Maxwell MonroeTV Movie
Designing Women1986Reese WatsonTV Show
Behind Enemy Lines1985Col. Calvin TurnerTV Movie
North and South1985Abraham LincolnTV Show
Celebrity1984Calvin SledgeTV Show
George Washington1984John AdamsTV Show
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier1984Grandpa GrierTV Movie
I Am Joe's Skin1984Joe's Skin (voice)Short Film
The Star Chamber1983Benjamin CaulfieldMovie
Creepshow1982Henry Northrup (segment "The Crate")Movie
Girls Nite Out1982Jim MacVeyMovie
The Killing of Randy Webster1981John WebsterTV Movie
The Fog1980Father MaloneMovie
The Kidnapping of the President1980President Adam ScottMovie
Off the Minnesota Strip1980Bud JohansenTV Movie
Omnibus1980HostTV Show
Natural Enemies1979Paul StewardMovie
Murder by Natural Causes1979Arthur SinclairTV Movie
The Legend of the Golden Gun1979J.R. SwackhammerTV Movie
When Hell Was in Session1979Cmdr. Jeremiah A. DentonTV Movie
Capricorn One1978Dr. James KellowayMovie
The Awakening Land1978Portius Wheeler - The SolitaryTV Show
Our Town1977Stage ManagerTV Movie
All the President's Men1976Deep ThroatMovie
Midway1976Cmdr. Joseph RochefortMovie
33 Hours in the Life of God1976Dr. Simon AbbottTV Movie
The Girl from Petrovka1974JoeMovie
Lincoln1974Abraham LincolnTV Show
Jonathan Livingston Seagull1973The Elder (voice, uncredited)Movie
Magnum Force1973Lt. BriggsMovie
Pueblo1973Capt. Lloyd BucherTV Movie
They Only Kill Their Masters1972Dr. Warren G. WatkinsMovie
That Certain Summer1972Doug SalterTV Movie
Great Performances1971Theater in America HostTV Show
Appointment with Destiny1971NarratorTV Show
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann1971Harlan WebbTV Movie
Suddenly Single1971Larry HackettTV Movie
Travis Logan, D.A.1971Matthew SandTV Movie
The Great White Hope1970CameronMovie
The People Next Door1970David HoffmanMovie
A Clear and Present Danger1970Senator Hays StoweTV Movie
The Bold Ones: The Senator1970Senator Hays StoweTV Show
The Whole World Is Watching1969Chancellor Leonard GrahamTV Movie
The Brotherhood1968Man at table (uncredited)Movie
Wild in the Streets1968Senator Johnny FergusMovie
The Name of the Game1968Mayor John AdrianTV Show
Coronet Blue1967Carey ThomasTV Show
Off to See the Wizard1967NarratorTV Show
The Group1966Gus LeroyMovie
CBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie1966Her SonTV Movie
Preview Tonight1966TV Show
The F.B.I.1965Christopher SimesTV Show
Mr. Citizen1955Don GallagherTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Mitch CollinsTV Show
The Brighter Day1954Grayling DennisTV Show
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Abraham LincolnTV Show
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Lee WallaceNov 16, 2007

Just wanted to let Mr. Holbrook know that I am still performing John Wallowitch`s music way out here in Oregon with the NW Senior Theater. Read about John`s recent demise, history, and thought his family might be interested in this. I understand you gave John`s eulogy.

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