Hal Holbrook Overview

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Born: February 17, 1925

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Hal Holbrook's career began with a one-man play entitled Mark Twain Tonight! which he adapted himself from Mark Twain's writings. Holbrook premiered it in summer stock, then opened on Broadway with it in 1959, winning a Tony Award. While appearing onstage, he made his TV debut as a regular in the daytime CBS drama The Brighter Day. Her brought Mark Twain Tonight to TV in 1967, receiving his first Emmy nomination. Holbrook won his first Emmy award in 1971, for his... See All

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