Biography

Harold Rowe "Hal" Holbrook, Jr. (born 17 February 1925) is an American actor. His television roles include Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 TV series Lincoln, Hays Stowe on The Bold Ones: The Senator and Capt. Lloyd Bucher on Pueblo. He is also known for his role in the 2007 film Into the Wild, for which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award. He has also done a one-man show as Mark Twain since 1954. He also had a multi-episode arc on The Event, an American television series, airing on NBC.

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Harold Rowe "Hal" Holbrook, Jr. (born 17 February 1925) is an American actor. His television roles include Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 TV series Lincoln, Hays Stowe on The Bold Ones: The Senator and Capt. Lloyd Bucher on Pueblo. He is also known for his role in the 2007 film Into the Wild, for which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award. He has also done a one-man show as Mark Twain since 1954. He also had a multi-episode arc on The Event, an American television series, airing on NBC.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 110

Birthday 1925-02-17

Place of Birth Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Blackway as Whizzer
2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue as Mayday (voice)
2014 Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey
2013 Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story as Himself
2013 Savannah as Judge Harden
2013 Rectify(1 episode) as Rutherford Gaines
2012 Lincoln as Preston Blair
2012 Promised Land as Frank Yates
2011 Good Day for It as Hec
2011 Water for Elephants as Old Jacob
2010 Flying Lessons
2009 That Evening Sun as Abner Meecham
2008 Killshot as Papa
2008 Sons of Anarchy(1 episode) as Nate Madock
2007 Into the Wild as Ronald "Ron" Franz
2006 The Battle of The Alamo as Voice
2003 Hope & Faith(1 episode) as Edward Shanowski
2003 NCIS(1 episode)
2003 Shade as The Professor
2002 Purpose as Tom Walker
2002 Mark Twain as Himself
2001 The Majestic as Congressman Doyle
2001 The Legend of the Three Trees as Narrator
2001 Haven as Harold L. Ickes
2000 The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus as Ak - Master Woodsman of the World (voice)
2000 Men of Honor as 'Mr. Pappy'
2000 Waking the Dead as Isaac Green
1999 The Bachelor as Roy O'Dell
1999 The West Wing(2 episodes)
1999 Family Law(1 episode)
1999 Lost in Middle America (and What Happened Next) as Narrator
1999 The Florentine as Smitty
1998 Rusty: A Dog's Tale as Boyd Callahan
1998 Judas Kiss as Senator Rupert Hornbeck
1998 Hush as Dr. Franklin Hill
1998 My Own Country as Lloyd Flanders
1997 The Third Twin(2 episodes) as Pete
1997 Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery(2 episodes) as Narrator (voice)
1997 Eye of God as Sheriff Rogers
1997 All the Winters that Have Been as Uncle Ren Corvin
1997 Trail of Hope as Narrator
1997 Hercules as Amphitryon (voice)
1997 Cats Don't Dance as Cranston (voice)
1997 Operation Delta Force as Admiral Henshaw
1996 Carried Away as Doctor Evans
1995 Stormchasers as Narrator
1995 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester as Wild Bill McKenzie
1995 The Outer Limits(2 episodes)
1994 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor as Wild Bill McKenzie
1994 ER(2 episodes)
1994 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle as William McKenzie
1993 The Firm as Oliver Lambert
1993 Bonds of Love as Jim Smith
1990 Evening Shade(98 episodes) as Evan Evans
1990 A Killing in a Small Town as Dr. Beardsley
1989 Fletch Lives as Hamilton "Ham" Johnson
1989 Day One as Gen. George Marshall
1988 I'll Be Home for Christmas as Joseph Bundy
1988 American Experience(1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1988 The Unholy as Archbishop Mosely
1988 Superman's 50th Anniversary: A Celebration of the Man of Steel as Himself
1987 Wall Street as Lou Mannheim
1986 Designing Women(5 episodes)
1986 Dress Gray(2 episodes) as Gen. Charles Hedges
1986 Under Siege as President Maxwell Monroe
1985 92 Grosvenor Street
1985 North and South(16 episodes)
1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier as Grandpa Grier
1984 George Washington(3 episodes) as John Adams
1984 Celebrity(3 episodes) as Calvin Sledge
1983 The Star Chamber as Judge Benjamin Caulfield
1982 Creepshow as Henry Northrup (segment "The Crate")
1982 Girls Nite Out as Jim MacVey
1981 The Killing of Randy Webster as John Webster
1980 The Kidnapping of the President as President Adam Scott
1980 Off the Minnesota Strip as Bud Johansen
1980 The Fog as Father Malone
1979 Natural Enemies as Paul Steward
1979 When Hell Was in Session as Cmdr. Jeremiah A. Denton
1979 The Legend of the Golden Gun as J.R. Swackhammer
1979 Murder by Natural Causes as Arthur Sinclair
1978 The Awakening Land(3 episodes) as Portius Wheeler
1978 Broadway Theatre Archive: Tartuffe as Himself - Host
1977 Capricorn One as Dr. James Kelloway
1977 Julia as Alan
1977 Rituals as Harry
1977 Our Town as Stage manager
1976 Midway as Cmdr. Joseph Rochefort
1976 All the President's Men as Deep Throat
1976 The Time of Your Life as Himself - Host
1974 The Girl from Petrovka as Joe
1974 Sandburg's Lincoln(6 episodes) as Abraham Lincoln
1973 Magnum Force as Lieutenant Briggs
1973 Pueblo as Capt. Lloyd Bucher
1972 They Only Kill Their Masters as Dr. Warren G. Watkins
1972 That Certain Summer as Doug Salter
1971 Goodbye, Raggedy Ann as Harlan Webb
1971 Suddenly Single as Larry Hackett
1971 Travis Logan, D.A. as Matthew Sand
1970 The Great White Hope as Cameron
1970 The People Next Door as David Hoffman
1970 The Bold Ones: The Senator(9 episodes) as Senator Hays Stowe
1968 Wild in the Streets as Sen. Johnny Fergus
1967 Mark Twain Tonight! as Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
1966 CBS Playhouse(1 episode)
1966 The Glass Menagerie as Tom Wingfield
1966 The Group as Gus Leroy
1965 The F.B.I.(1 episode)
1959 The Bell Telephone Hour(107 episodes)

Writing

1967 Mark Twain Tonight!Writer

Directing

1986 Designing Women(4 episodes)Director

Crew

2006 Telling the Truth About Lies: The Making of "All the President's Men"Other

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