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Philip Baker Hall

Philip Baker Hall was born in Toledo, Ohio, to Berdene (McDonald) and William Alexander Hall, a factory worker who was originally from Montgomery, Alabama. He did not start acting until he was 30 years old, and shot to cult fame when he turned in an electrifying performance as Sydney, the veteran gambler, in Paul Thomas Anderson's debut feature, ...

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Sep 10, 1931 In Toledo, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Last Laugh
Latest Project:
Series The Loop 2017-10-21

5 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of 50/50
Poster of Bruce Almighty
Poster of The Insider
Poster of Hard Eight
Movie Wildlife None 2018
Movie The Last Laugh William T. 2018
Series The Loop Russ 2017-10-21
Movie The Last Word Unknown 2017-03-03
Movie Wonderful World Unknown 2017-10-19
Series Room 104 Charlie 2017-07-28
Movie Person to Person Jimmy 2017-07-28
Series Second Chance Old Jimmy Pritchard 2016-01-13
Movie Playing It Cool Unknown 2015-05-08
Series Rake Unknown 2014-01-23
Series BoJack Horseman Unknown 2014-08-22
Movie Bad Words Unknown 2014-03-28
Movie Showing Up Unknown 2014-02-25
Movie Clear History McKenzie 2013-08-10
Movie Dog Eat Dog None 2013-01-28
Movie Bending the Rules Herb Gold 2012-03-09
Movie Departure Date Old Jake 2012-06-09
Movie People Like Us Ike Rafferty 2012-06-29
Series The Newsroom Unknown 2012-06-24
Movie Mr. Popper's Penguins Franklin 2011-06-17
Movie 50/50 Alan 2011-09-30
Movie All Good Things Malvern Bump 2010-12-09
Movie The Lodger Captain Smith 2009-01-14
Movie Fired Up! Coach Byrnes 2009-02-20
Series Childrens Hospital Unknown 2008-12-08
Series The Life & Times of Tim Unknown 2008-06-01
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie Rush Hour 3 Unknown 2007-08-10
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Duck Arthur Pratt 2007-05-11
Movie You Kill Me Roman Krzeminski 2007-07-13
Movie The Shaggy Dog Unknown 2006-03-10
Movie The Matador Mr. Randy 2006-01-27
Movie Islander Popper 2006-06-25
Movie The Zodiac Frank Perkins 2006-08-03
Series Big Love Unknown 2006-03-12
Movie In Good Company Unknown 2005-01-14
Movie The Amityville Horror Father Callaway 2005-04-15
Movie Secret Honor: Philip Baker Hall Himself 2004-10-19
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie Bruce Almighty Unknown 2003-05-23
Movie Dogville Confessions Unknown 2003-06-27
Movie Die, Mommie, Die! Sol Sussman 2003-10-31
Movie A House on a Hill Harry Mayfield 2003-11-14
Movie Path to War Everett Dirksen 2002-05-18
Movie The Sum of All Fears Unknown 2002-05-31
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Movie A Gentleman's Game Charlie Logan 2002-08-20
Series Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-06
Series Pasadena George Reese Greeley 2001-09-28
Movie Magnolia Unknown 2000-01-07
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Movie Cradle Will Rock Gray Mathers 2000-01-21
Movie Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Aristotle Onassis 2000-11-05
Movie Rules of Engagement Gen. H. Lawrence Hodges 2000-04-07
Movie Lost Souls Father James 2000-10-13
Movie The Contender Oscar Billings 2000-10-13
Movie Let the Devil Wear Black Sol Hirsch 2000-06-09
Movie Implicated John Sawyer 1999-01-13
Movie The Talented Mr. Ripley Alvin MacCarron 1999-12-25
Movie The Insider Don Hewitt 1999-11-05
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie Aimee Mann: Save Me Jimmy Gator 1999-11-01
Movie Tempting Fate Dr. Bardwell 1998-04-05
Movie Sour Grapes Unknown 1998-04-17
Movie Hit Me Lenny Ish 1998-09-25
Movie Enemy of the State Unknown 1998-11-20
Movie Witness to the Mob Toddo Aurello 1998-05-10
Movie Psycho Sheriff Chambers 1998-12-04
Series L.A. Doctors Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie Hard Eight Sydney 1997-02-28
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Air Force One Unknown 1997-07-25
Movie Boogie Nights Unknown 1997-10-31
Series Michael Hayes William Vaughn 1997-09-15
Movie Buddy Unknown 1997-06-06
Movie Eye for an Eye Sidney Hughes 1996-01-12
Series 3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1996-01-09
Movie Kiss of Death Big Junior Brown 1995-04-21
Movie M.A.N.T.I.S. Smitty 1994-01-24
Movie Roswell Unknown 1994-07-31
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series The John Larroquette Show Unknown 1993-09-02
Movie Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 Sam Gochenour 1992-02-24
Movie Stormy Weathers Dr. Comden 1992-05-04
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Blue Desert Joe 1991-01-09
Series Dark Justice Unknown 1991-04-05
Series Civil Wars Unknown 1991-11-20
Series Equal Justice Unknown 1990-03-27
Movie Say Anything... Unknown 1989-04-14
Movie How I Got Into College Dean Patterson 1989-05-19
Movie A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story Judge Blumenfeld 1989-10-02
Movie An Innocent Man Unknown 1989-10-06
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Midnight Run Unknown 1988-07-20
Movie Goddess of Love Detective Charles 1988-11-20
Series Empty Nest Unknown 1988-10-08
Movie Three O'Clock High Detective Mulvahill 1987-10-09
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Who Is Julia? Dean May 1986-10-26
Movie Nothing in Common Unknown 1986-07-30
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Lottery! Unknown 1983-09-09
Movie The Night the Bridge Fell Down Warren Meech 1983-02-28
Series Hardcastle and McCormick Unknown 1983-09-18
Movie The Last Reunion Unknown 1982-02-08
Series Family Ties Unknown 1982-09-22
Series T.J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Movie Games Mother Never Taught You Lester Greene 1982-11-27
Movie This House Possessed Clerk 1981-02-06
Movie Dream On! None 1981-10-01
Series Falcon Crest Unknown 1981-12-04
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1981-10-08
Movie Samurai Prof. Owens 1979-04-30
Movie The Bastard Unknown 1978-05-22
Movie Terror Out of the Sky Starrett 1978-12-26
Movie Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy None 1978-11-22
Series Quincy M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Series Visions Boyle / ... 1976-10-21
Movie The Last Survivors Unknown 1975-03-04
Series Good Times Unknown 1974-02-08
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series Emergency! Oliver Warren 1972-01-15
Series The Waltons Unknown 1971-12-19
Movie Zabriskie Point Unknown 1970-03-26
Movie Love-In '72 Father Reis 1970-07-23