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Hal Linden

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Hal Linden is an American stage and screen actor, television director and musician. Linden began his career as a big band musician and singer in the 1950s. After a stint in the United States Army, he began an acting career, first working in summer stock and off-Broadway productions.

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Hal Linden STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Performer

[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 Movies

When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?
[ 1979 ] Richard Ethridge
Deathquake
[ 1980 ] Narrator
A New Life
[ 1988 ] Mel Arons
Just Friends
[ 1996 ] Mr. Barton
Out to Sea
[ 1997 ] Mac Valor
The Others
[ 1997 ] Principal Richard Meltzer
Jump
[ 1999 ] Shrink
Dumb Luck
[ 2001 ] Blaine Mitchell
Time Changer
[ 2002 ] The Dean
Freezerburn
[ 2005 ] Roderick Carr the Cult Leader
Light Years Away
[ 2008 ] Grandpa Sommers
Stevie D
[ 2016 ] Max Levine
The Samuel Project
[ 2018 ] Samuel
Grand-Daddy Day Care
[ 2019 ] Gabe

Hal Linden TV Shows

Jack's Place
Jack Evans
The Bold and the Beautiful
Jerry Kramer
The Boys Are Back
Fred Hansen
Touched by an Angel
Dave Price, Sam Brown

Hal Linden Awards and Nominations


winner
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Hal Linden , The Rothschilds

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Photos: Hal Linden, Marilu Henner, and More Celebrate Opening Night of THE JOURNALS OF ADAM AND EVE

Hal Linden and Marilu Henner are now starring in The Journals of Adam and Eve, a new comedy by Ed. Weinberger, which is being presented as a special summer run at The Sheen Center. Check out photos from opening night here!
Exclusive: Backstage at A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Lincoln Center

Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music In Concert, featuring brand new orchestrations by legendary orchestrator and lifelong Sondheim collaborator Jonathan Tunick recently hit the stage at David Geffen Hall at New York’s Lincoln Center.  Check out exclusive photos from inside the big night!
Photos: Norm Lewis, Kate Baldwin & More Perform FOLLIES Concert at Carnegie Hall

See photos of Norm Lewis, Kate Baldwin and more performing Follies in concert at Carnegie Hall!
Drama Book Shop Will Host Signing and Talkback Event For 'The Tony Awards: A Celebration of Excellence in Theatre'

The Drama Book Shop will host an event in conjunction with the release of the book, 'The Tony Awards: A Celebration of Excellence in Theatre'. The event will feature Eila Mell and Heather A. Hitchens, and will include a talkback, signing, and live podcast recording.
Hal Linden and Marilu Henner to Star in THE JOURNALS OF ADAM AND EVE Off-Broadway

Hal Linden and Marilu Henner are set to star in The Journals of Adam and Eve, a new comedy by Ed. Weinberger. See where and when you can catch the new show!
Ford And Campbell Join Workshop Of New Edward Kleban Musical GALLERY

Join the Weathervane Theatre for a workshop presentation of the new Edward Kleban musical, GALLERY, starring Sara Jean Ford and Ta’Rea Campbell.
Sara Jean Ford and Ta'Rea Campbell Join Workshop of Ed Kleban's GALLERY

The Weathervane Theatre will offer a workshop presentation of GALLERY by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Ed Kleban. We have all the details!
Mary Testa to Star in GALLERY Workshop Presentation at The Weathervane Theatre

The Weathervane Theatre will offer a Workshop presentation of GALLERY by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Ed Kleban (A Chorus Line). Learn more about Gallery and see who is starring!
ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG is Coming to San Francisco's Curran Theater

'All Things Equal - The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg' is coming to San Francisco. Don't miss this captivating show about the iconic Supreme Court Justice.
Hal Linden and Sally Struthers Will Lead World Premiere of THE JOURNALS OF ADAM AND EVE

Hal Linden and Sally Struthers will star in the world premiere of a new play – “The Journals of Adam and Eve” by Ed. Weinberger, with a little help from the authors of Genesis, John Milton, and Mark Twain, for six performances only January 18 to 21.
Video: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors

The 46th Annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming up and we are celebrating the special occasion with some of our favorite videos of past Broadway performances. Check out the full list!
Frank Ferrante to Star in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO at Laguna Playhouse

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE will present Frank Ferrante starring in his critically acclaimed one-man show, AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO.
Barry Bostwick to Join Debbie Wileman at Carnegie Hall Concert

Peabody and Tony Award winner, Barry Bostwick will join Debbie Wileman’s “Judy Garland” We Need a Little Christmas one night only concert on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at Carnegie Hall. 
ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG Is Coming To The Fisher Theatre in April

All Things Equal – The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is coming to the Fisher Theatre. Get ready for an inspiring and thought-provoking show about the iconic Supreme Court Justice.
Chris Sarandon Chats With Tony-Winner Kelli O'Hara On COOKING BY HEART Podcast

The spotlight on Broadway and the culinary world converges in a captivating new episode of 'Cooking By Heart,' hosted by Academy Award-nominee Chris Sarandon.
Debbie Wileman Will Bring 'Judy Garland' We Need a Little Christmas to Carnegie Hall With Chita Rivera and Margaret O'Brien

Debbie Wileman, the singing sensation who captured world-wide attention during the global pandemic with her uncanny recreation of Judy Garland’s legendary voice, will make her return to Carnegie Hall on Sunday, December 10, 2023 as the star of “Judy Garland” We Need a Little Christmas.”
LOVE AMONG THE RUINS Extends at El Portal Theatre

Love Among the Ruins has been extended on additional week.  Learn more about how to get tickets to the new shows here!
Laguna Playhouse Presents World Premiere Transfer Production Of THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR By Paul Slade Smith

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE will present the third show of its 2023-2024 season, a transfer of the world premiere production from North Coast Rep of the irresistible comedy, THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR, written by Paul Slade Smith, adapted from Play at the Castle by Ferenc Molnár, and directed by Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director David Ellenstein. 
Laguna Playhouse To Present LISTEN TO THE SEVENTIES, CARNEY MAGIC, and More This August

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE has announced six special productions this summer.
LOVE AMONG THE RUINS Announced At The El Portal Theatre Begins October 6

JoBeth Williams (“Poltergeist,” “The Big Chill”) and Peter Strauss (“Rich Man, Poor Man,” “The Jericho Mile”) star in the romantic Love Among the Ruins, written by James G. Hirsch and Robert A. Papazian, from a film script by James Costigan. Love Among the Ruins is a Papazian Hirsch presentation  and is directed by Michael Arabian.

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?

Hal Linden has been nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his role in The Rothschilds.

What awards has Hal Linden won?

Hal Linden won the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his role in The Rothschilds.

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