Philip Baker Hall Overview

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Born: September 10, 1931

Recognized by many as Bookman, the library cop from Seinfeld, Philip Baker Hall has spent much of his career playing cops and kingpins, presidents and bureaucrats. Growing up in Toledo, Ohio, Hall did some acting in his teens, and thought of making a career of it, but after graduating from the University of Toledo, he entered the army instead. When he returned home, he began a master's degree in literature, but the theater beckoned, and he left for New York. Relocating to California... See All


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