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Hal Linden

 
Date of Birth: March 20, 1931 (91)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
US Premiere, 2018
Grandpa Gustafson
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Revival at the Old Globe Theatre, 2017
Gaston
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Gabe
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Herr Schultz [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1993
Mervyn Kant [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Nat [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973
Sid Sorokin
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1972
Sidney Brustein
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Mayer Rothschild
  [Broadway]
1969
Charlie
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1968
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Yissel Fishbein
Hyman Kaplan (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1967
No Face
Performer
Tonio (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Edward Moncrief (Standby)
Dr. Mark Bruckner (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Dick
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1962
Billy Crocker
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1956
Jeff Moss [Replacement]
Jeff Moss [Replacement]
Jeff Moss (Understudy)
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1982
Michael

Photos

Associate Director Anthony C. Daniel, Tom McCoy, Cathy Rigby, and Hal Linden Photo

Associate Director Anthony C. Daniel, Tom McCoy, Cathy Rigby, and Hal Linden

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019
Cathy Rigby, Hal Linden, Gregory North, and Mark Jacoby Photo

Cathy Rigby, Hal Linden, Gregory North, and Mark Jacoby

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019
Associate Director Anthony C. Daniel, Tom McCoy, Cathy Rigby, Hal Linden, and Directo Photo

Associate Director Anthony C. Daniel, Tom McCoy, Cathy Rigby, Hal Linden, and Director Matt Lenz

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019
April Nixon, Hal Linden, Gregory North, Mark Jacoby, and Leslie Stevens Photo

April Nixon, Hal Linden, Gregory North, Mark Jacoby, and Leslie Stevens

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
US Premiere, 2018
Grandpa Gustafson

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Revival at the Old Globe Theatre, 2017
Gaston

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Gabe

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Herr Schultz [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1993
Mervyn Kant [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Nat [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973
Sid Sorokin

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1972
Sidney Brustein

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Mayer Rothschild

  [Broadway]
1969
Charlie

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1968
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Yissel Fishbein

Hyman Kaplan (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1967
No Face

Performer

Tonio (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Edward Moncrief (Standby)

Dr. Mark Bruckner (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Dick

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1962
Billy Crocker

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1956
Jeff Moss [Replacement]

Jeff Moss [Replacement]

Jeff Moss (Understudy)

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1982
Michael


Hal Linden Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Hal Linden , The Rothschilds

Hal Linden News

World Premiere of LOVE AMONG THE RUINS & More Announced for Laguna Playhouse 2022-202 Photo World Premiere of LOVE AMONG THE RUINS & More Announced for Laguna Playhouse 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Laguna Playhouse has announced its 2022-2023 Season of Shows! Their season begins with the most successful new Canadian play of the last decade, the hilariously heartwarming KIM’S CONVENIENCE.

Hal Linden And Bernie Koppel Will Lead A Reading Of TWO JEWS, TALKING At The Triad Th Photo Hal Linden And Bernie Koppel Will Lead A Reading Of TWO JEWS, TALKING At The Triad Theater In April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

The Triad Theater in NYC will present a hilarious staged reading, in an iconic way, with Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe award-winning duo in this side-splitting piece written by Ed Weinberger! Television veterans Hal Linden (Barney Miller) and Bernie Koppel (Love Boat) star in Two Jews, Talking at The Triad Theater for 3 shows only.

Hal Linden and Bernie Koppel to Star in the NYC Debut of TWO JEWS, TALKING at The Tri Photo Hal Linden and Bernie Koppel to Star in the NYC Debut of TWO JEWS, TALKING at The Triad Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 6, 2022

Television buffs unite! Hal Linden and Bernie Koppel are touring with a two-hander, and it is playing The Triad, starting April 7th.

TWO JEWS, TALKING Comes to Flat Rock Playhouse in March Photo TWO JEWS, TALKING Comes to Flat Rock Playhouse in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

Don't miss the Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe award winning duo in a brand new side-splitting piece written by Ed. Weinberger. Television stars Hal Linden (Barney Miller) and Bernie Kopell (The Love Boat) will star in the staged reading of Two Jews, Talking.

LOVE LETTERS Returns To CVPA Ballroom For Valentine's Day Weekend Photo LOVE LETTERS Returns To CVPA Ballroom For Valentine's Day Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

'Love Letters,' the timeless play by A.R. Gurney, will be presented for two dinner performances Saturday Feb. 12 in the ballroom at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster, Ind. Directed by William Pullinsi, 'Love Letters' will star Philip Potempa, noted newspaper columnist for Chicago Tribune Media Co. opposite actress and comedienne Jeannie Rapstad.

A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CAROL Will Broadcast on Audio Stages on Christmas Photo A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CAROL Will Broadcast on Audio Stages on Christmas
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

It's become an annual holiday tradition, A Country Christmas Carol 'On Air,' The Musical, hosted by Hal Linden, narrated by Terrance Mann, on Audio Stages, WBAI 99.5 FM 8 pm, December 25, 2021. 

VIDEO: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors Photo VIDEO: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 19, 2021

On December 22 (9pm on CBS), five Honorees will receive the 44th Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements. Plenty of Broadway babies have been honored at past ceremonies and the best of Broadway makes the trip to DC to tribute them. Check out just a few of our favorites.

Way Off Broadway to Present THE PAJAMA GAME This Fall Photo Way Off Broadway to Present THE PAJAMA GAME This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is preparing for a heartwarming romantic comedy this fall when its production of the Broadway classic The Pajama Game takes to the stage.  Opening Friday, September 10th, the production was rescheduled from earlier this season. 

Jeremy O. Harris Will Present a Stream of New Satire OFF BROADWAY Photo Jeremy O. Harris Will Present a Stream of New Satire OFF BROADWAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Off Broadway will be available to the public via Broadstream from June 24th-June 27th. Learn more about how to receive a link to the show here!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 29 - Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIG Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 29 - Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Book, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021

This week's list includes Lin-Manuel Miranda's new book In the Heights: Finding Home, the Original London Cast recording of Amelie, a DVD/Blu-ray of the original London cast of An American in Paris, and more!

Hal Linden Videos

VIDEO: Hal Linden Talks His Career, New Album, and More on SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Hal Linden Talks His Career, New Album, and More on SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020

Stage and screen legend Hal Linden recently appeared on Showbiz Nation Live! at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood.

Exclusive: Meet Cathy Rigby & The Cast of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Third  VideoExclusive: Meet Cathy Rigby & The Cast of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Third Vlog
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2019

Cast Members John Battagliese, Neil Starkenberg and April Nixon take you backstage during rehearsals of the West Coast Premiere of TV legend & Tony winner Hal Linden, the beloved Cathy Rigby and Broadway's Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL! Check out their third vlog featuring Cathy Rigby!

Exclusive Video: Go Inside GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Second Vlog VideoExclusive Video: Go Inside GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their Second Vlog
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2019

Cast Members John Battagliese, Neil Starkenberg and April Nixon take you backstage during rehearsals of the West Coast Premiere of TV legend & Tony winner Hal Linden, the beloved Cathy Rigby and Broadway's Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL! Go inside rehearsals in their second vlog in this new video!

Exclusive: Meet The Cast Of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their First Vlog VideoExclusive: Meet The Cast Of GRUMPY OLD MEN At La Mirada In Their First Vlog
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2019

Cast Members John Battagliese, Neil Starkenberg and April Nixon take you backstage during rehearsals of the West Coast Premiere of TV legend & Tony winner Hal Linden, the beloved Cathy Rigby and Broadway's Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL!  They even found time to chat with Ken Page for this first rehearsal VLOG post!  Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride!

VIDEO: Get a Peek at La Mirada's GRUMPY OLD MEN Starring Hal Linden & Cathy Rigby VideoVIDEO: Get a Peek at La Mirada's GRUMPY OLD MEN Starring Hal Linden & Cathy Rigby
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.

VIDEO: Barbara Eden Talks About Going on Tour with the Play LOVE LETTERS VideoVIDEO: Barbara Eden Talks About Going on Tour with the Play LOVE LETTERS
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2019

On today's episode of 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Barbara Eden stops by to talk about going on tour with the play 'Love Letters!'

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Sally Struthers In GRUMPY OLD MEN At Ogunquit Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Sally Struthers In GRUMPY OLD MEN At Ogunquit Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Aug 27, 2018

Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men the Musical on stage through September 1 - just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. This hilarious new show was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin. Director for the Ogunquit production of Grumpy Old Men the Musical is Matt Lenz.

VIDEO: Happy Holidays from the Stars of Arena Stage's PAJAMA GAME, 'NINA SIMONE' and  VideoVIDEO: Happy Holidays from the Stars of Arena Stage's PAJAMA GAME, 'NINA SIMONE' and THE PRICE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Click below to watch the stars of Arena Stage's 'The Pajama Game,' 'Nina Simone: Four Women' and Hal Linden from 'The Price' wish you Happy Holidays!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of The Actors Fund's 'TRADITION: The Jewish Legacy of Broadway'
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2014

A behind-the-scenes documentary video of The Actors Fund's Musical Monday event TRADITION: The Jewish Legacy of Broadway is now online. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes With Hal Linden, Peter Marshall, Doris Roberts, James Barbour and More in Actors Fund's TRADITION
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY withMichael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' tonight, November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers.


Hal Linden Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hal Linden been in?
Hal Linden has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has Hal Linden been in?
Hal Linden has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Hal Linden been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Rothschilds .

What awards has Hal Linden won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Rothschilds.