Difference between revisions of "Harold R. Holbrook Jr."

From Ohio History Central
(Created page with "{{infobox | image = File:Holbrook, Hal and Carter, Dixie.html | caption = Hal Holbrook and Dixie Carter at the 41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89. }} <p>Hal Holbrook was born on Feb...")
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{infobox
 
{{infobox
| image = [[File:Holbrook, Hal and Carter, Dixie.html]]
+
| image = [[File:Holbrook, Hal and Carter, Dixie.jpg]]
 
| caption = Hal Holbrook and Dixie Carter at the 41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89.
 
| caption = Hal Holbrook and Dixie Carter at the 41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89.
 
}}
 
}}
<p>Hal Holbrook was born on February 17, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio. His birth name was Harold Rowe Holbrook, Jr., but he adopted the name Hal Holbrook upon embarking upon an acting career. Holbrook attended the Culver Military Academy, before enlisting in the United States Army Engineers during World War II. Upon leaving the military, Holbrook enrolled at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Holbrook graduated from Denison in 1948.</p>  
+
<p>Hal Holbrook was born on February 17, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio. His birth name was Harold Rowe Holbrook, Jr., but he adopted the name Hal Holbrook upon embarking upon an acting career. Holbrook attended the Culver Military Academy, before enlisting in the United States Army Engineers during World War II. Upon leaving the military, Holbrook enrolled at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Holbrook graduated from Denison in 1948.</p>
 
<p>While a college student, Holbrook developed a love for acting. In 1954, he wrote and starred in a one-man show, <em>Mark Twain Tonight!</em>. This is his most famous role by far, and he has performed various versions of this show for the past six decades. Holbrook has also acted in scores of movies and television programs. His most notable movie performances include <em>All the President's Men</em> and <em>Midway</em>. His most famous television shows are <em>Evening Shade, West Wing</em>, and <em>Designing Women</em>. On <em>Designing Women</em>, Holbrook acted with Dixie Carter, his wife of twenty-one years. Currently, at eighty years of age, Holbrook continues to act in theater, in movies, and on television.</p>
 
<p>While a college student, Holbrook developed a love for acting. In 1954, he wrote and starred in a one-man show, <em>Mark Twain Tonight!</em>. This is his most famous role by far, and he has performed various versions of this show for the past six decades. Holbrook has also acted in scores of movies and television programs. His most notable movie performances include <em>All the President's Men</em> and <em>Midway</em>. His most famous television shows are <em>Evening Shade, West Wing</em>, and <em>Designing Women</em>. On <em>Designing Women</em>, Holbrook acted with Dixie Carter, his wife of twenty-one years. Currently, at eighty years of age, Holbrook continues to act in theater, in movies, and on television.</p>
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
<div class="seeAlsoText">
 
<div class="seeAlsoText">
 
*[[Cleveland, Ohio]]
 
*[[Cleveland, Ohio]]
*[[Denison University]]
 
 
*[[Ohio]]
 
*[[Ohio]]
*[[Television]]
 
 
*[[World War II]]
 
*[[World War II]]
 +
*[[Denison University]]
 +
*[[Television]]
 
</div>
 
</div>
[[Category:History People]][[Category:The Cold War and Civil Rights]]
+
[[Category:History People]][[Category:The Cold War and Civil Rights]][[Category:Towards the 21st Century]]
[[Category:Towards the 21st Century]]
+

Revision as of 15:35, 23 May 2013

File:Holbrook, Hal and Carter, Dixie.jpg
Hal Holbrook and Dixie Carter at the 41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89.

Hal Holbrook was born on February 17, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio. His birth name was Harold Rowe Holbrook, Jr., but he adopted the name Hal Holbrook upon embarking upon an acting career. Holbrook attended the Culver Military Academy, before enlisting in the United States Army Engineers during World War II. Upon leaving the military, Holbrook enrolled at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Holbrook graduated from Denison in 1948.

While a college student, Holbrook developed a love for acting. In 1954, he wrote and starred in a one-man show, Mark Twain Tonight!. This is his most famous role by far, and he has performed various versions of this show for the past six decades. Holbrook has also acted in scores of movies and television programs. His most notable movie performances include All the President's Men and Midway. His most famous television shows are Evening Shade, West Wing, and Designing Women. On Designing Women, Holbrook acted with Dixie Carter, his wife of twenty-one years. Currently, at eighty years of age, Holbrook continues to act in theater, in movies, and on television.

See Also