Philip Baker Hall, of ‘Hard Eight,’ ‘Seinfeld,’ dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Baker Hall, the prolific character actor of film and theater who starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s first movies and who memorably hunted down a long-overdue library book in “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 90. Holly Wolfle Hall, the actor’s wife of nearly 40 years, on Monday said Hall died Sunday … Read more

RIP Philip Baker Hall, prolific character actor

Philip Baker Hallphoto: Toby Canham (Getty Images) Legendary character actor Philip Baker Hall, known for his regular appearances in the early work of director Paul Thomas Anderson and as the dogged library cop Lt. Joe Bookman on Seinfeld, has died. Hall’s wife, Holly Wolfle, confirmed the actor’s death early Monday, saying that he died on … Read more