Celebs we lost in 2021

A huge number of famous faces have passed away this year

Hal Holbrook (died January 23rd, aged 95)

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Veteran actor Hal Holbrook, best known for his portrayal of Mark Twain, died at his home in California. Holbrook won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1966 for his portrayal of Twain in the one-man stage show Mark Twain Tonight!, which he developed himself. He performed the show for over 60 years, only retiring the show in 2017 due to his failing health.

Holbrook also appeared in several films and TV series during his career, which spanned for almost 70 years. He got an Oscar nomination for his performance as Ron Franz in the 2007 biographical drama film Into the Wild and won a total of five Emmys for his roles in The Bold Ones: The Senator, Pueblo, Lincoln, and Portrait of America. He also played the recurring role of Nate Madock on FX’s Sons of Anarchy.