Hal Holbrook

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 79
Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. is an American actor, television director and writer. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark Twain Tonight!, while studying at Denison University, performing as Mark Twain. He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1966 for his portrayal of Twain. Throughout his career, he won five Primetime Emmy Awards.

Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. is an American actor, television director and writer. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark Twain Tonight!, while studying at Denison University, performing as Mark Twain. He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1966 for his portrayal of Twain. Throughout his career, he won five Primetime Emmy Awards.

Birth Name

Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr.

Born

Tuesday, 17 February 1925

Actor Filmography

Visible: Out on Television Self (actor - That Certain Summer) 2020
An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story Reinhold Niebuhr (voice) 2017
Blackway Whizzer 2015
No Sleep TV3 Father Malone 2015
Planes: Fire & Rescue Mayday (voice) 2014
Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey Himself 2014
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013
Savannah Judge Harden 2013
Rectify Rutherford Gaines 2013
Monday Mornings Dr. Arvin Wayne 2013
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Visible: Out on Television Self (actor - That Certain Summer) 2020
An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story Reinhold Niebuhr (voice) 2017
Blackway Whizzer 2015
No Sleep TV3 Father Malone 2015
Planes: Fire & Rescue Mayday (voice) 2014
Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey Himself 2014
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013
Savannah Judge Harden 2013
Rectify Rutherford Gaines 2013
Monday Mornings Dr. Arvin Wayne 2013
Lincoln Preston Blair 2012
Promised Land Frank Yates 2012
Water For Elephants Old Jacob 2011
Good Day for It Hec 2011
The Event James Dempsey 2010
Hawaii Five-0 Leonard Patterson 2010
Flying Lessons Harry Pleasant 2010
That Evening Sun Abner Meecham 2009
Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times Harrison Gray Otis (voice) 2009
Killshot Papa 2008
Sons of Anarchy Nate Madock 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Henry Northrup 2007
Into the Wild Ron Franz 2007
Unholy 2007
Silent Wings: The American Glider Pilots of World War II Narrator 2007
Secret's Out Himself - Guest 2006
Bones Red Hudmore 2005
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Lewis Clatch 2005
Shootout Himself 2003
Hope & Faith Edward Shanowski 2003
NCIS Mickey Stokes 2003
Shade The Professor 2003
Good Morning, Miami Jim Templeton 2002
Founding Brothers Benjamin Franklin (voice) 2002
Purpose Tom Walker 2002
Mark Twain Himself 2002
The Majestic Congressman Doyle 2001
The Legend of the Three Trees Narrator 2001
Haven Harold L. Ickes 2001
Founding Fathers Benjamin Franklin 2000
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus Ak - Master Woodsman of the World (voice) 2000
Men Of Honor 'Mr. Pappy' 2000
Waking The Dead Isaac Green 2000
The Bachelor Roy O'Dell 1999
The West Wing Asst. Secretary of State Albie Duncan 1999
Family Law Judge Richard Lloyd 1999
The Sopranos John Schwinn 1999
The Florentine Smitty 1999
The Directors Himself 1999
Becker Mr. Humphries 1998
Rusty: A Dog's Tale Boyd Callahan 1998
Judas Kiss Senator Rupert Hornbeck 1998
Walking to the Waterline Man on the Beach 1998
Hush Dr. Franklin Hill 1998
Beauty Alexander Miller 1998
My Own Country Lloyd Flanders 1998
The Third Twin Pete 1997
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery Narrator 1997
Eye of God Sheriff Rogers 1997
All the Winters that Have Been Uncle Ren Corvin 1997
Trail of Hope: The Story of the Mormon Trail Narrator 1997
Hercules Amphitryon 1997
Cats Don't Dance Cranston (voice) 1997
Operation Delta Force Admiral Henshaw 1997
The Battle of The Alamo Voice 1996
Carried Away Doctor Evans 1996
Innocent Victims Bob Hennis 1996
Stormchasers Narrator 1995
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester Wild Bill McKenzie 1995
The Outer Limits Justice Oliver Harbison 1995
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor Wild Bill McKenzie 1994
ER Walter Perkins 1994
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Lethal Lifestyle William McKenzie 1994
The Firm Oliver Lambert 1993
Bonds of Love Jim Smith 1993
HBO First Look Johnston T Doyle / Himself 1992
Evening Shade Evan Evans 1990
A Killing in a Small Town Dr. Beardsley 1990
Fletch Lives Hamilton "Ham" Johnson 1989
Day One Gen. George Marshall 1989
I'll Be Home for Christmas Joseph Bundy 1988
American Experience Self - Narrator 1988
The Fortunate Pilgrim Dr. Andrew McKaig 1988
The Unholy Archbishop Mosely 1988
Behind Enemy Lines 1988
Superman 50th Anniversary Himself 1988
Wall Street Lou Mannheim 1987
Designing Women Reese Watson 1986
North and South, Book II Abraham Lincoln 1986
Dress Gray Gen. Charles Hedges 1986
North and South, Book I Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln (credit only) 1985
The Heavenly Kid 1985
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier Grandpa Grier 1984
George Washington John Adams 1984
Celebrity Calvin Sledge 1984
Portrait of America Himself - Host 1983
The Star Chamber Judge Benjamin Caulfield 1983
Creepshow Henry Northrup 1982
Girls Nite Out Jim MacVey 1982
The Killing of Randy Webster John Webster 1981
The Warlords Himself - Narrator (voice) 1981
The Kidnapping Of The President President Adam Scott 1980
Off the Minnesota Strip Bud Johansen 1980
The Fog Father Malone 1980
Natural Enemies Paul Steward 1979
When Hell Was in Session Cmdr. Jeremiah A. Denton 1979
The Legend of the Golden Gun J.R. Swackhammer 1979
Murder by Natural Causes Arthur Sinclair 1979
20/20 Deep Throat (archive footage) 1978
The Awakening Land Portius Wheeler - The Solitary 1978
Capricorn One Dr. James Kelloway 1977
Julia Alan 1977
Rituals Harry 1977
Our Town Stage manager 1977
Midway Cmdr. Joseph Rochefort 1976
All The President's Men Deep Throat 1976
The Time of Your Life Himself - Host 1976
The Girl From Petrovka Joe 1974
Dinah! Himself - Guest 1974
Lincoln Abraham Lincoln 1974
Nova Narrator (voice), Self (narrator) 1974
Tattletales Himself 1974
Magnum Force Lt. Briggs 1973
Jonathan Livingston Seagull The Elder 1973
Pueblo Capt. Lloyd Bucher 1973
They Only Kill Their Masters Dr. Warren G. Watkins 1972
That Certain Summer Doug Salter 1972
Appointment with Destiny Narrator 1971
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann Harlan Webb 1971
Suddenly Single Larry Hackett 1971
Great Performances Self - Host 1971
The Great White Hope District Attorney Al Cameron 1970
The Bold Ones: The Senator Senator Hays Stowe 1970
The People Next Door David Hoffman 1970
Actor's Choice Himself - Host 1970
The David Frost Show Himself - Guest 1969
The Name of the Game Mayor John Adrian 1968
Wild In The Streets Sen. Johnny Fergus 1968
Off to See the Wizard Narrator 1967
Coronet Blue Carey Thomas 1967
CBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie Her Son 1966
Preview Tonight 1966
The Group Gus Leroy 1966
The F.B.I. Christopher Simes 1965
The Match Game Himself - Team Captain 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Bell Telephone Hour 1959
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself - Guest 1957
Wide Wide World Himself 1955
Mr. Citizen Don Gallagher 1955
The Magical World of Disney Mitch Collins 1954
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Guest, Abraham Lincoln 1948

Director Filmography

2008 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1989 Emmy Outstanding Performance in Informational Programming Won
1988 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series Won
1974 Emmy Best Lead Actor in a Drama Won
1974 Emmy Actor of the Year - Special Won
1973 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1971 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series Won
1967 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama Nominated
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