Philip Baker Hall – Net Worth, Age, Wikipedia, Family, Biography

Philip Baker Hall Wiki Biography

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, … 

Net Worth $750 Thousand
Date Of Birth September 10, 1931
Place Of Birth Toledo, Ohio, United States
Height 5′ 6″ (1.68 m)
Profession Actor, Soundtrack
Spouse Holly Wolfle, l
1 Plays TV studio executives or affiliates. The Truman Show (1998), The Insider (1999), Magnolia (1999), and Bruce Almighty (2003).
2 Raspy voice
3 Can often be seen playing govenment/military officials (Air Force One (1997), The Rock (1996), Path to War (2002)).
1 Was drafted into the Army and served in Germany.
2 Co-starred with William H. Macy and Julianne Moore in Boogie Nights (1997), Psycho (1998) and Magnolia (1999).
3 Is the father of two daughters.
4 Worked as a radio announcer and high school teacher prior to embarking on an acting career.
5 Appeared in The Zodiac (2005) and Zodiac (2007), both about the serial killer nicknamed the Zodiac Killer.
6 Starred alone in Robert Altman’s Secret Honor (1984), a fictional account of Richard Nixon’s life after the White House, making him one of the few actors to ever carry an entire film.
7 Did not start acting until he was 30 years old.
8 Is frequently cast by Paul Thomas Anderson.
9 Graduated from the University of Toledo.


Title Year Status Character
A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story 1989 TV Movie Judge Blumenfeld
Ghostbusters II 1989 Police Commissioner
How I Got Into College 1989 Dean Patterson
Say Anything… 1989 IRS Boss
Family Ties 1988 TV Series Dr. Harrison
Goddess of Love 1988 TV Movie Detective Charles
Midnight Run 1988 Sidney
Three O’Clock High 1987 Detective Mulvahill
Miami Vice 1987 TV Series Judge Delaporte
The Spirit 1987 TV Movie Sevrin
Mariah 1987 TV Series James Malone
Who Is Julia? 1986 TV Movie Dean May
Nothing in Common 1986 Colonial Airlines Executive (uncredited)
Hardcastle and McCormick 1985 TV Series Jack Marsh
Secret Honor 1984 Richard Nixon
Lottery! 1983 TV Series
The Night the Bridge Fell Down 1983 TV Movie Warren Meech
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1982 TV Series Wilcox / Prosecutor
Games Mother Never Taught You 1982 TV Movie Lester Greene
T.J. Hooker 1982 TV Series Judge Wallace
Cagney & Lacey 1982 TV Series Lt. Sweeny
Quincy M.E. 1982 TV Series Dep. DA Marty Shell / Captain Rasmussen
McClain’s Law 1982 TV Series Mr. Harris
Dream On! 1981
This House Possessed 1981 TV Movie Clerk (as Phillip Baker Hall)
The Last Reunion 1980 Mike Sills
The Man with Bogart’s Face 1980 Dr. Inman
The Waltons 1980 TV Series Major Gordon
Riding for the Pony Express 1980 TV Movie Mr. Durfee
Samurai 1979 TV Movie Prof. Owens
Terror Out of the Sky 1978 TV Movie Starrett
The Bastard 1978 TV Movie Shopkeeper
Emergency! 1978 TV Series Oliver Warren
The Fitzpatricks 1978 TV Series Bertram
The Mask of Alexander Cross 1977 TV Movie Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Visions 1976-1977 TV Series Boyle / Severson
M*A*S*H 1977 TV Series Sgt. Hacker
Kill Me If You Can 1977 TV Movie Phillips
The Hostage Heart 1977 TV Movie Dr. Harvey Fess
Man from Atlantis 1977 TV Series George
Mayday at 40,000 Feet! 1976 TV Movie Reporter
Good Times 1976 TV Series Motel Owner
The Last Survivors 1975 TV Movie
Throw Out the Anchor! 1974 Ryan (as Phillip Hall)
Love-In ’72 1970 Father Reis
Zabriskie Point 1970 Diner Owner (uncredited)
The Last Word 2017 completed Edward
Person to Person 2017 completed
Second Chance 2016 TV Series Old Jimmy Pritchard
BoJack Horseman 2015 TV Series Hank Hippopopalous
Madam Secretary 2015 TV Series Ezra Helsinger
Playing It Cool 2014 Granddad
Rake 2014 TV Series Mitch Markham
Bad Words 2013 Dr. Bowman
Clear History 2013 TV Movie McKenzie
Ruth & Erica 2012 TV Series Harry
Childrens Hospital 2012 TV Series Dr. Joseph Mengele
Argo 2012 C.I.A Director Stansfield Turner (uncredited)
The Newsroom 2012 TV Series Bryce Delancy
Dog Eat Dog 2012 Short
People Like Us 2012 Ike Rafferty
Departure Date 2012 Short Old Jake
Modern Family 2011-2012 TV Series Walt Kleezak
Bending the Rules 2012 Herb Gold
50/50 2011 Alan
Mr. Popper’s Penguins 2011 Franklin
The Chicago 8 2011 Judge Julius Hoffman
All Good Things 2010 Malvern Bump
Warren the Ape 2010 TV Series Dr. Ralph Schwartz
The Life & Times of Tim 2010 TV Series Norman Walker
True Jackson, VP 2009 TV Series Mr. Jenkins
Curb Your Enthusiasm 2004-2009 TV Series Doctor Morrison
Wonderful World 2009 The Man
Fired Up! 2009 Coach Byrnes
The Lodger 2009 Captain Smith
Worst Week 2008 TV Series Reverend Lowell
Psych 2008 TV Series Irving Parker
Thesis: Work vs. Play 2007 Video short
Wildlife 2007 TV Movie
Big Love 2007 TV Series Ned Johanssen
Rush Hour 3 2007 Captain William Diel (uncredited)
The Loop 2006-2007 TV Series Russ
You Kill Me 2007 Roman Krzeminski
Zodiac 2007 Sherwood Morrill
Islander 2006 Popper
The TV Set 2006 Vernon Maxwell
The Shaggy Dog 2006 Lance Strictland
Mrs. Harris 2005 TV Movie Arthur Schulte
The Zodiac 2005 Frank Perkins
The Amityville Horror 2005 Father Callaway
Duck 2005 Arthur Pratt
A Buck’s Worth 2005 Short voice
The Matador 2005 Mr. Randy
In Good Company 2004 Eugene Kalb
The West Wing 2004 TV Series Senator Matt Hunt
Boston Legal 2004 TV Series Ernie Dell
Monk 2004 TV Series Salvatore Lucarelli
Everwood 2003-2004 TV Series Dr. Donald Douglas
A House on a Hill 2003 Harry Mayfield
Dogville 2003 Tom Edison Sr.
Bruce Almighty 2003 Jack Baylor
Die, Mommie, Die! 2003 Sol Sussman
Without a Trace 2002 TV Series Noah Ridder
Night Visions 2002 TV Series Dennis Brascom
A Gentleman’s Game 2002 Charlie Logan
Pasadena 2001-2002 TV Series George Reese Greeley
The Sum of All Fears 2002 Defense Secretary Becker
Path to War 2002 TV Movie Everett Dirksen
Baby Blues 2000-2002 TV Series Mr. Saunders / Mr. Thompson
Loomis 2001 TV Movie
The Fugitive 2000 TV Series Stuart Kimble
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis 2000 TV Movie Aristotle Onassis
Lost Souls 2000 Father James
The Contender 2000 Oscar Billings
Rules of Engagement 2000 Gen. H. Lawrence Hodges
The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 Alvin MacCarron
Magnolia 1999 Jimmy Gator
Aimee Mann: Save Me 1999 Video short Jimmy Gator
The Insider 1999 Don Hewitt
Partners 1999 TV Movie Scarpatti
Cradle Will Rock 1999 Gray Mathers
Implicated 1999 John Sawyer
Let the Devil Wear Black 1999 Sol Hirsch
Psycho 1998 Sheriff Chambers
Enemy of the State 1998 Attorney Mark Silverberg (uncredited)
L.A. Doctors 1998 TV Series Vincent Cattano
Rush Hour 1998 Captain Diel
Judas Kiss 1998 Pobby Malavero
Michael Hayes 1997-1998 TV Series William Vaughn
The Truman Show 1998 Network Executive
Seinfeld 1991-1998 TV Series Bookman Lt. Bookman
Witness to the Mob 1998 TV Movie Toddo Aurello
Sour Grapes 1998 Mr. Bell
Tempting Fate 1998 TV Movie Dr. Bardwell
Millennium 1997-1998 TV Series Group Elder
The Practice 1997 TV Series Judge Joseph Vinocour / Judge Canker
Boogie Nights 1997 Floyd Gondolli
Air Force One 1997 U.S. Attorney General Ward
Buddy 1997 Minister
3rd Rock from the Sun 1997 TV Series President Dewey
The John Larroquette Show 1996 TV Series Mr. Frank
Life’s Work 1996 TV Series Judge Conklin
Hit Me 1996 Lenny Ish
The Rock 1996 Chief Justice (uncredited)
The Little Death 1996 Detective Snyder
Hard Eight 1996 Sydney
Eye for an Eye 1996 Sidney Hughes
Kiss of Death 1995 Big Junior Brown
The Last Laugh 1994 Short William T.
Without Warning 1994 TV Movie Dr. Kurt Lowden
Hardball 1994 TV Series Beanball McGee
Chicago Hope 1994 TV Series Mr. Wellington
Madman of the People 1994 TV Series Kent
Roswell 1994 TV Movie Roswell General
The Good Life 1994 TV Series Mr. Humphreys
Empty Nest 1994 TV Series Jerod
M.A.N.T.I.S. 1994 TV Movie Smitty
Cigarettes & Coffee 1993 Short Sydney (as Phillip Baker Hall)
Cheers 1993 TV Series City Councilman Kevin Fogerty
Bob 1993 TV Series Jeweler
Civil Wars 1991-1992 TV Series Judge Bianchi
Nurses 1992 TV Series Mr. Todd
Live Wire 1992 Senator Thyme
Stormy Weathers 1992 TV Movie Dr. Comden
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 1992 TV Movie Sam Gochenour
Dark Justice 1991 TV Series Winchester Keller
Equal Justice 1991 TV Series Judge S.E. Cleveland
L.A. Law 1991 TV Series Tom Baker
Murder, She Wrote 1991 TV Series Len Costner
Blue Desert 1991 Joe
Bagdad Cafe 1990 TV Series Herb
Matlock 1990 TV Series Judge
Falcon Crest 1989-1990 TV Series Ed Meyers
Incident at Dark River 1989 TV Movie Dr. Leo Manus
An Innocent Man 1989 Judge Kenneth Lavet


Title Year Status Character
Magnolia 1999 performer: “Wise Up”


Title Year Status Character
Dogville Confessions 2003 Documentary thanks
That Moment: Magnolia Diary 2000 Video documentary thanks


Title Year Status Character
Altman 2014 Documentary Himself
Showing Up 2014 Documentary Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007 TV Series Himself
Dinner for Five 2004 TV Series Himself
That Moment: Magnolia Diary 2000 Video documentary Himself
Charlie Rose 2000 TV Series Himself
‘Psycho’ Path 1999 Video short documentary Himself
Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy 1978 TV Special

Archive Footage

Title Year Status Character
The Eighties 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
3rd Indie Fest of YouTube Videos 2015 2015 TV Movie Jack Baylor
Chelsea Lately 2012 TV Series
All Good Things: Truth in Fiction 2012 Video documentary short Bump, Malvern (uncredited)
Unraveling the Story: Interview with Andrew Jarecki 2010 Video documentary short Malvern Bump (uncredited)
Diálogos de cine 2008 TV Movie Floyd Gondolli

Won Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2012 Hollywood Film Award Hollywood Film Awards Ensemble of the Year Argo (2012)
2001 Alan J. Pakula Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards The Contender (2000)
2000 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble Cast Magnolia (1999)
1999 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble Magnolia (1999)
1998 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble Cast Boogie Nights (1997)

Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2006 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television The Loop (2006)
2000 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture Magnolia (1999)
1998 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Sydney (1996)
1998 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast Boogie Nights (1997)