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About Hal Holbrook
Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr., simply known as Hal Holbrook, was a celebrated American actor, writer and director best known for his performance as “Mark Twain” in the 1954 one-man show titled, Mark twain Tonight!
His father was Harold Rowe Holbrook Sr. and his mother was a vaudeville dancer named Aileen Holbrook. He together with his two older sisters were raised by their grandparents.
He had two children from his marriage with Ruby Elaine Johnstone. He had another child with Carol Eve Rossen, whom he married in 1966 and divorced in 1983. In 1984, he married singer and actress, Dixie Carter.
In 1966, he received a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his performance as Mark Twain.
President George W. Bush honored him with the National Humanities Medal in 2003.
Hal Holbrook earned several Primetime Emmy Awards for his roles in The Bold Ones: The Senator (1971), Pueblo (1973), Sandburg’s Lincoln (1976) and Portrait of America (1988-1989).
He was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1999.
He defended actor, Nate Parker over alleged rape accusations in a letter to The New York Times in 2016.
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Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that's got true religion, several of them.Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook's Popularity
Hal Holbrook was a famous American actor, who was born on February 17, 1925. As a person born on this date, Hal Holbrook is listed in our database as the 82nd most popular celebrity for the day (February 17) and the 149th most popular for the year (1925).
People born on February 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Hal Holbrook is the 2636th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Hal Holbrook's birthday, Hal Holbrook is the 18103rd most famous American and ranks 108th in famous people born in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
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