Philip Baker Hall

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Philip Baker Hall

Born

9/10/1931, Toledo, Ohio, USA

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Phillip Baker Hall
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Philip Baker Hall (born September 10, 1931) is a well-respected American character actor whose career has spanned 50 years in theater, television and movies. Born in Toledo, Ohio, Hall originally worked as a high school English teacher before deciding to pursue acting in the New York Theater. After…more

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    • Philip had to wear an eye patch when he was on Falcon Crest for medical reasons.

    • The character he played in theSeinfeld episode The Library, Bookman was chosen in TV Guide poll as one of TV's 10 quirky detectives in TV Guide Book of Lists.

    • In 1998, Phillip was nominated for a SAG Award for his work in the movie Boogie Nights. The category was Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture. He was also nominated for a SAG award in the same category in 2000 for the movie Magnolia.

    • He has appeared in three of Paul Thomas Anderson's films: Cigarettes & Coffee (1993), Boogie Nights (1997), and Magnolia (1999).

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