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Hal Holbrook, who most famously played Mark Twain in a one-man show that he also wrote and directed for a more-than-2,000 performance run that started in 1954 and ended in 2017, has passed away.  He was 95.

Despite his association with Twain, Holbrook had an extraordinary career, acting in film, television and on stage, and running the gamut from drama to comedy and even to a musical.   (One little known fact cited in the various obituaries that he succeeded Richard Kiley in the original Broadway production of "Man of La Mancha.")

Here's a bit of his Mark Twain:

Here's one of Holbrook's most iconic movie performances: