Hal Holbrook

Harold Rowe „Hal” Holbrook, Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is an American and stage actor. Holbrook first received critical acclaim for a one-man stage show he developed while in college in 1954, performing as Mark Twain. He made his film debut in Sidney Lumet’s The Group . He later gained international fame for his performance as Deep Throat in the 1976 film ”All the President’s Men. He was known for his role as Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 television series Lincoln. He has also appeared in such other films as Julia, The Fog (1980), Creepshow (1982), The Firm (1993) and Men of Honor” (2000). Holbrook’s role in Into the Wild earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination. In his later career, Holbrook had a recurring role on the FX series Sons of Anarchy and has appeared as Francis Preston Blair in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln . Holbrook has won three Primetime Emmy Awards (1971, 1974, 1976) and a Tony Award in 1966 for his portrayal of Twain.

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