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Hal Holbrook

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17, 1925
Cleveland, OH
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17, 1925 (age 93)
Cleveland, OH


Actor who became famous for his one-man show, Mark Twain Tonight, and for his title role in the Lincoln television series of the mid-1970s. He also appeared on such television programs as Pueblo and The Bold Ones: The Senator.

Before Fame

During World War II, he served in the United States Army.


He was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in Into the Wild.

Family Life

He had a twenty-year marriage to Ruby Holbrook and a thirteen-year marriage to Carol Eve Rossen. He married Designing Women actress Dixie Carter in 1984.

Associated With

He and Val Kilmer both created one-man shows based on the life of Mark Twain.