VETERAN ACTOR HAL HOLBROOK IS 86 TODAY

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Hal Holbrook’s acting roles include Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 television series 
Lincoln, Hays Stowe on The Bold Ones:The Senator,NBC, and Capt.Lloyd Bucher  
on Pueblo. He is also known for his role in the 2007 film Into The Wild, for which  
he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and also for an Academy 
Award. He has also done a one man stage show as Mark Twain. He has also
appeared on The Event, a series airing on NBC. Hal is the oldest nominee in  
Academy Award history in the Best Supporting Actor category.

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FATHER OF AMERICAN LITERATURE BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1835

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Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, author Mark Twain
(pen name) is noted for his adventure novels, Tom
Sawyer, 1876
and HUCKLEBERRY FINN, 1885. He
is called the greatest American humorist of his age.

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