Hal Holbrook

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Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (February 17, 1925 – January 23, 2021) was an American actor, television director, and screenwriter. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark Twain Tonight!, performing as Mark Twain, while studying at Denison University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hal Holbrook has received more than 4,052,690 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Hal Holbrook is the 741st most popular actor (down from 719th in 2019), the 1,360th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,438th in 2019) and the 371st most popular American Actor.

Hal Holbrook is most famous for his portrayal of Mark Twain in the play "Mark Twain Tonight."

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  • 4.1M

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  • 69.09

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  • 74

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  • 2.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hal Holbrook ranks 741 out of 10,030Before him are Matthew Perry, Dominic Purcell, William H. Macy, Robert Conrad, Paul L. Smith, and Brendan Gleeson. After him are Stephen Boyd, Robin Wright, Emmy Göring, Song Hye-rim, Daniel Radcliffe, and Greer Garson.

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Among people born in 1925, Hal Holbrook ranks 81Before him are Michel de Certeau, Nicolai Gedda, Harry Harrison, Ernest Gellner, Tom Gehrels, and Sammy Davis Jr.. After him are John Pople, Hilda Gadea, Gabriele Amorth, Masanori Tokita, Oliver Smithies, and William Styron.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hal Holbrook ranks 1,360 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Conrad (1935), Paul L. Smith (1936), Sequoyah (1770), Marilyn Manson (1969), Tom Morello (1964), and William Walker (1824). After him are William Westmoreland (1914), Jeremy Rifkin (1945), Joyce Carol Oates (1938), F. Sherwood Rowland (1927), Nicholas Ray (1911), and Frederick Douglass (1818).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Hal Holbrook ranks 371Before him are Sissy Spacek (1949), Ethan Hawke (1970), Matthew Perry (1969), William H. Macy (1950), Robert Conrad (1935), and Paul L. Smith (1936). After him are Robin Wright (1966), Bubba Smith (1945), Mildred Harris (1901), Ben Gazzara (1930), Robert Patrick (1958), and Mark Ruffalo (1967).

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