Hal Holbrook

Holbrook in 2001 Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is 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 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1966 for his portrayal of Twain. Throughout his career, he won five Primetime Emmy Awards.

Holbrook made his film debut in Sidney Lumet's ''The Group'' (1966). He later gained international fame for his performance as Deep Throat in the 1976 film ''All the President's Men''. He played Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 miniseries ''Lincoln''. He has also appeared in such films as ''Julia'' (1977), ''The Fog'' (1980), ''Creepshow'' (1982), ''Wall Street'' (1987), ''The Firm'' (1993), ''Hercules'' (1997), and ''Men of Honor'' (2000).

Holbrook's role as Ron Franz in Sean Penn's ''Into the Wild'' (2007) earned him both Screen Actors Guild Award and Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor. Until Robert Duvall was nominated for an Academy Award in 2015, Holbrook was the oldest actor to receive a Best Supporting Actor nomination. In 2009, Holbrook received critical acclaim for his performance as recently retired farmer Abner Meecham in the independent film ''That Evening Sun''.

In his later career, Holbrook appeared as Francis Preston Blair in Steven Spielberg's ''Lincoln'' (2012), provided his voice as Mayday in the Disney animated film ''Planes: Fire & Rescue'' (2014) and as Whizzer in ''Blackway'' (2015).

As a television actor, Holbrook is known for starring in and directing four episodes in ''Designing Women'' as Reese Watson, opposite his wife, Dixie Carter. Later in his career, he has starred in minor roles in ''Sons of Anarchy'', ''The Event'', and ''Rectify''. He has guest-starred in many critically acclaimed television series such as ''NCIS'', ''The West Wing'', ''The Sopranos'', ''ER'', ''Bones'', ''Grey's Anatomy'', and ''Hawaii Five-0''.

In 2003, Holbrook was honored with the National Humanities Medal by President George W. Bush. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Holbrook, Hal.
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by Holbrook, Hal
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by Holbrook, Hal.
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by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
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by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
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by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
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by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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by Courtney, Steve, 1948-
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Published 1985
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Published 1986
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Published 1985
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Published 1985
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Published 1984
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Published 1983
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