Philip Baker Hall Biography

Birthday: 1931-09-10
Place of Birth: Toledo, Ohio
Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m) Mini Biography Bake
Wiki Biography: Baker Hall shot to cult fame when he turned in an electrifying performance as Sydney, the veteran gambler, in Paul Thomas Anderson's debut feature, Hard Eight (1996). However, it was his underrated work in the same director's star-studded Magnolia (1999) that really caught the mass film public's attention. His performance as the legendary quiz show presenter "Jimmy Gator" was an incredible performance. He has since been in a few blockbuster movies, like The Sum of All Fears (2002), and stars in Dogville (2003), directed by Lars von Trier.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Visions Boyle / ... 1976 - 1980
Eye for an Eye 1996
Fired Up Coach Byrnes 1997 - 1998 Comedy
Michael Hayes William Vaughn 1997 - 1998
The Insiders Don Hewitt 1999 Drama
Pasadena George Reese Greeley 2001 Drama
The Loop Russ 2006 - 2007
Dream Machines Alan 2012 Sci Fi
The Insider Don Hewitt 2016 Drama
The Contender 3727 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Amityville Horror Father Callaway 1979 0, Reality Tv
Secret Honor Richard Nixon 1986 Drama
Midnight Run 1988 Action, Adventure, Comedy
How I Got Into College 1989 Comedy, Romance
Blue Desert 1991
Live Wire 1992 0, 0
Stormy Weathers 1992 Action, Adventure, Crime
Kiss of Death 1995 Action, Crime, Thriller
The Little Death Detective Snyder 1996 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Hard Eight Sydney 1997 Crime, Drama
Hit Me Lenny Ish 1998 Drama, Thriller
Psycho Sheriff Chambers 1998 Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 Game Show, Comedy, 0
Implicated John Sawyer 1999 Thriller, Crime, Drama
Judas Kiss 1999 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Insider Don Hewitt 1999 Drama, Thriller
Cradle Will Rock Gray Mathers 2000 Drama
Let the Devil Wear Black 2000 Crime, Thriller, Drama
Lost Souls 2000 Drama, Horror, Thriller
The Contender 2000 Drama, Thriller
The Sum of All Fears Defense Secretary David Becker 2002 Game Show, 0
Path to War 2002 Drama
A Gentleman's Game Charlie Logan 2002 Drama, Sport
Bruce Almighty Jack Baylor 2003 0
Dogville 2003 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Die Mommie Die! 2003 Comedy
A House on a Hill Harry Mayfield 2003 Drama
In Good Company Eugene Kalb 2004 0, Biography
Duck Arthur Pratt 2005
Matador Mr. Randy 2006 Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Matador Mr. Randy 2006 Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Shaggy Dog Lance Strictland 2006 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Islander Popper 2006 Drama
The Zodiac 2006 Crime, Drama, Horror
Eye For An Eye 2008 Game Show, 0, 0
Fired Up! Coach Byrnes 2009
Fired Up Coach Byrnes 2009 Comedy
All Good Things Malvern Bump 2010 Crime, Drama, Mystery
People Like Us Ike Rafferty 2012 0
Departure Date Old Jake 2012 Comedy
The Chicago 8 Judge Julius Hoffman 2012
Wonderful World The Man 2014
Magnolia Jimmy Gator 2016