Fact: Veteran actor Hal Holbrook will receive the Julie Harris Award for Lifetime Achievement at The Actors Fund's annual Tony Party in Los Angeles on 12 June (11). The ceremony will serve as a viewing party for the 2011 Broadway honours and benefit the entertainment industry's human services organisation.
Quote: "I've a little shot... I'm up against four people that have quite long roles, some of them almost like a leading role. It makes it hard to think of measuring up there, but I saw a miracle happen I saw the New York Giants beat the (New England) Patriots." Hal Holbrook, the oldest male Oscar nominee ever, credits the Super Bowl for giving him a chance of winning an Academy Award.
Fact: Oscar nominee Hal Holbrook was honoured with the AARP Magazine Lifetime Achievement prize at Monday's (04Feb08) seventh annual Movies For Grown-Ups Awards.
Quote: "It was quite a shock. Sitting out there (listening to the nominations) is like waiting for a reprieve from the governor." Veteran actor Hal Holbrook was on edge while the Academy Award nominations were read out on Tuesday (22Jan08) morning. His performance in Into The Wild earned him a Best Supporting Actor nod.