ON June 13, 2022, the death of actor Philip Baker Hall was announced.
Philip Baker Hall was an actor for many decades who died on June 12, 2022.
Who was Philip Baker Hall?
Hall was born on September 10, 1931 in Toledo, Ohio.
The actor has appeared in dozens of hit films and television shows over the years.
One of his most famous roles was that of Lt. Joe Bookman in the third season of the classic ’90s sitcom Seinfeld.
During his career he also starred in the following films:
- Say something
- secret honor
- hard eight
- boogie nights
- Bruce Almighty
- In good company
- The Amityville Horror
- The matador
He also starred in the 2011 film 50/50 alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen.
He has over 185 actor credits on his official IMDb page.
Philip didn’t start his acting career until he was 30 years old.
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In 1996 he landed his first starring role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s debut feature film Hard Eight.
What Was Philip Baker Hall’s Cause of Death?
On June 13, 2022, Los Angeles Times NFL writer Sam Farmer announced on Twitter that the actor passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 12.
Farmer wrote: “My neighbor, friend and one of the wisest, most talented and kindest people I have ever met, Philip Baker Hall, passed away peacefully last night.
“He was surrounded by loved ones. The world has an empty space within it.”
An official cause of death has not been released, reports The Independent.
The outlet also reports that the actor suffered from emphysema due to pneumonia as a child.
Philip was reportedly only able to film intermittently towards the end of his acting career.
He died at the age of 90.
What are people saying about Philip Baker Hall?
In response to the actor’s death, many took to Twitter to share their grief.
One user wrote: “A truly amazing actor who could take on any role, no matter how small, and shine. He also did one of my favorite performances of all time as Jimmy Gator on ‘Magnolia’.”
Another user wrote: “RIP Philip Baker Hall, an amazing actor who could grab your attention, make you laugh or break your heart no matter the size of the role.”
Philip was married twice in his life, first to Dianne Lewis from 1973 to 1976.
His last marriage was to Holly Wolfle, whom he married in 1988.
He had two children Anna Ruth Baker and Adella Ruth Baker.
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