How tall is Philip Baker Hall?
Philip Baker Hall's Height is 5ft 6in (168 cm)
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Celebirty name: HALL, Philip Baker (Original: Philip Baker Hall)
Birth: 1931-09-10 (United States) , Died: 2022-06-12 (aged 90)
Philip Baker Hall (September 10, 1931 – June 12, 2022) was an American actor. Although known primarily as a prolific character actor known for his collaborations with Robert Altman and Paul Thomas Anderson, he starred in leading roles on films, such as Secret Honor (1984), Hard Eight (1996), and Duck (2005). His other supporting roles in films include ones in Say Anything... (1989), Boogie Nights (1997), The Truman Show (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), The Contender (2000), Dogville (2003), Zodiac (2007), and Argo (2012). He received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Hard Eight and two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Boogie Nights and Magnolia. Hall was born in Toledo, Ohio. His mother was Alice Birdene (née McDonald), and his father, William Alexander Hall, was a factory worker from Montgomery, Alabama. He attended the University of Toledo. He served in Germany as a United States Army translator and as a high school teacher. He worked for Off Broadway and Broadway productions in New York City. Hall had two daughters, Patricia and Darcy, with his first wife, Mary-Ella Holst. He married Holly Wolfle, and had two daughters, Adella and Anna. Hall died from emphysema at his home in Glendale, California, on June 12, 2022, at the age of 90. Hall starred in Paul Thomas Anderson's short film Cigarettes & Coffee, which was adapted into Anderson's directorial debut film Hard Eight. For the film, Hall played a senior gambler who mentors a homeless man (John C. Reilly). Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times said about Hall, "Here is another great performance. He is a man who has been around, who knows casinos and gambling, who finds himself attached to three people he could easily have avoided, who thinks before he acts." Hall was nominated for the Best Male Lead. He later starred in Anderson's other films, Boogie Nights and Magnolia. He also starred with Philip Seymour Hoffman in four films. Hall had turns in a variety of films in the 1990s, including The Rock, The Truman Show, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and The Insider. He co-starred in other films in the 2000s, including Dogville, Zodiac, and Argo. He played Captain Diel in the Rush Hour trilogy (though his scenes were cut from Rush Hour 2 and he was uncredited for the scene in Rush Hour 3). Hall had prominent roles in Bruce Almighty, In Good Company, The Amityville Horror, The Matador, You Kill Me, All Good Things, and 50/50. He co-starred in The Sum of All Fears, He starred in the sitcom The Loop. He guest starred in the animated series The Life & Times of Tim. He played a physician in Curb Your Enthusiasm and an equally crotchety neighbor in Modern Family. He appeared in an episode for The Newsroom and for the Holiday Inn commercial. For the short film Dear Chickens he won best actor at Los Angeles Short Festival and Filmets Badalona Film Festival in Barcela.
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