Philip Baker Hall

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Toledo, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/10/1931, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; director; writer
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Philip Baker Hall Fast Facts:
  • Early TV credits include bit parts on M*A*S*H, Good Times and Man From Atlantis.
  • Breakthrough role was Richard Nixon in 1984's Secret Honor at the University of Michigan, where director Robert Altman was a visiting professor. The production was crewed by UM students.
  • Met director and frequent collaborator Paul Thomas Anderson in 1992 on the set of a PBS special, where Anderson was a production assistant.
  • Nominated for 1997 IFP Best Actor Spirit Award for Hard Eight.
  • Memorably appeared in an episode of Seinfeld as library investigation officer Mr. Bookman, with whom Jerry haggles about an overdue book.
  • Appeared as two different judges on ABC's The Practice.
  • Philip Baker Hall Relationships:
  • Holly Baker - Wife
  • Anna Ruth Baker - Daughter
  • Philip Baker Hall Awards:
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

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