"Mark Twain Tonight!," one man show, written by Mark Twain
(as Samuel Clemens), directed by Hal Holbrook
. Longacre Theatre (85 performances + 1 preview on 22 Mar 1966). Cast: Hal Holbrook (as "Mark Twain"). Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
, Eugene V. Wolsk and Leonard Soloway. Produced in association with John Lolas.
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
On stage your job as actor is to present and show the story by your behavior, body language, and vocal work. In film, you musn't. You just have to be. You are...and it's mostly intuitive. The amount of characterization you do is very minimal. In fact, you try not to act at all. It's actually better that way, and it's taken me years to learn that.
In 2008, at age 82, he became the oldest male actor to be nominated for an Academy Award. His nomination displaced Ralph Richardson
, who previously held that distinction.