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Harold Lipshitz was born on the 20th March 1931, in New York City, USA, and is an actor, musician and television director as well. As Hal Linden, he is best known for portraying the title role in “Barney Miller”, an ABC TV police-themed sitcom which was aired between 1974 and 1982. For this role, Hal was honored with three Golden Globe Award as well as seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations. For hosting ABC’s series of short informational spots in 1980 “FYI: For Your Information” he was rewarded with two Daytime Emmy awards.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this acting veteran has accumulated so far? How rich Hal Linden is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Hal Linden’s net worth, as of early 2017, is around $2 million, acquired through his acting career which now spans over 60 years.

Hal Linden Net Worth $2 million

Hal was born the youngest child of Charles and Frances Lipshitz and is of American, Lithuanian and Jewish descent. He matriculated from both Herman Ridder Junior High School and High School of Music and Art before enrolling at Queens College in his hometown. Hal later attended Baruch College, but obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in business from City College of New York. He began his career in the entertainment industry as a clarinet and saxophone player in the early 1950s, touring and performing with Bobby Sherwood, Sammy Kaye and several other big names. While serving in the US Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia between 1952 and 1954, Hal performed in the United States Army Band.

Although he debuted on the small screen in 1951, in “Search for Tomorrow”, he didn’t officially begin his acting career ’til 1958 when he was cast in the Broadway musical production “Bells Are Ringing”. Throughout the 1960s as well as 1970s, Hal Linden built a respectable stage acting career – for his performance as Mayer Rothschild in 1971 Broadway musical “The Rothschilds”, Hal was rewarded with a prestigious Tony Award. In 1973 he was cast for the role of detective Lou Isaacs in NBC’s TV movie “Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside” featuring Tony Lo Bianco in the leading role. It is certain that all these engagements provided a huge, positive impact on Hal Linden’s net worth.

However, the real breakthrough in Hal Linden’s acting career occurred in 1974, when he was cast for the title role in the eponymous television series “Barney Miller”. During the show’s seven seasons, Hal portrayal brought him seven prestigious Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and is doubtlessly one of Linden’s most memorable professional engagements, which resulted in a significant increment to his overall net worth as well as his popularity.

Hal has since appeared in numerous other TV series, the most memorable are “The Boys are Back”, “Gilmore Girls”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, “Will & Grace” as well as more recently “Hot in Cleveland”, “Supernatural” and “American Project”.

Hal also added several notable movie credits to his professional acting portfolio including “A New Life” (1988), “Out to Sea” (1997), “Time Changer” (2002) and 2008 TV movie “A Kiss at Midnight”. All these engagements have helped Hal Linden to add a significant sum to his wealth.

Parallel to his acting career, Hal Linden was carefully maintained his musical one – ’til the 1980s he was a regular performer on New York City’s nightclub circuit. In 2011, he revived his music career with a cabaret tour “An Evening with Hal Linden: I’m Old Fashioned”. Later that year, he released his debut studio album – “It’s Never Too Late”. These ventures have certainly impacted Hal Linden’s net worth in a positive manner.

When it comes to his personal life, Hal Linden was married to dancer Fran Martin, between 1958 and 2010 when she passed away. He is the father of four children.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Housewife2016TV SeriesMr. Montez
Royal Pains2016TV SeriesDr. Joseph Whitcomb
Stevie D2016Max Levine
2 Broke Girls2014TV SeriesLester
Supernatural2013TV SeriesRabbi Isaac Bass
The Mindy Project2013TV SeriesManny
Outside the Box2012TV Series shortFather Merrin
NTSF:SD:SUV2012TV SeriesC.T. Dalton
In Security2010TV Movie
Hot in Cleveland2010TV SeriesAlex
Inside the Business of Acting2010TV Series
Light Years Away2008Grandpa Sommers
A Kiss at Midnight2008TV MovieArthur Wright
The Bold and the Beautiful2006-2007TV SeriesJerry Kramer
Living with Fran2006TV SeriesHal
Freezerburn2005Roderick Carr the Cult Leader
The King of Queens2005TV SeriesBernard
Huff2005TV SeriesJudge Bork
Will & Grace2004TV SeriesAlan
Dumb Luck2003Blaine Mitchell
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2003TV SeriesMr. Turner
Time Changer2002The Dean
The Glow2002TV MovieArnold Janusz
The Zeta Project2002TV SeriesDr. Selig
Gilmore Girls2002TV SeriesChad
Touched by an Angel1996-2001TV SeriesDave Price / Sam Brown
Rude Awakening2000TV SeriesJudge Howard Barrett
The Drew Carey Show1999TV SeriesMr. Van Zandt
The Rockford Files: If It Bleeds... It Leads1999TV MovieErnie Landale
Jump1999Shrink
The Nanny1999TV SeriesMaury Sherry
Killers in the House1998TV MovieArthur Pendleton
Biography1998TV Series documentaryNarrator
The Others1997Principal Richard Meltzer
Out to Sea1997Mac Valor
Just Friends1996Mr. Barton
Nowhere Man1996TV SeriesSenator Wallace
The Colony1995TV MoviePhilip Denig
The Boys Are Back1994-1995TV SeriesFred Hansen
CBS Schoolbreak Special1994TV SeriesRabbi Markovitz
American Experience1994TV Series documentaryNarrator
Jack's Place1992-1993TV SeriesJack Evans
The Golden Girls1991TV SeriesJohn
The Ray Bradbury Theater1990TV SeriesCaptain Black
Dream Breakers1989TV MovieHarry Palliser
A New Life1988Mel Arons
Blacke's Magic1986TV SeriesAlexander Blacke
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn1985TV MovieJack Warner
I Am Joe's Kidney1984ShortJoe's Kidney (voice)
Second Edition1984TV MovieCliff Penrose
The Other Woman1983TV MovieLou Chadway
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land1983TV MovieJosh Gilliam
I Do! I Do!1983TV MovieHe (Michael)
Barney Miller1974-1982TV SeriesCapt. Barney Miller
Father Figure1980TV MovieHoward
Jishin rettô1980Narrator (English version, voice)
When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?1979Richard Ethridge
Fish1977TV SeriesCapt. Barney Miller
How to Break Up a Happy Divorce1976TV MovieTony Bartlett
The Love Boat1976TV MovieAndrew Canaan
The F.B.I.1973TV SeriesAbel Norton
Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside1973TV MovieDet. Lou Isaacs
Circle of Fear1972TV SeriesDavid Wells
Hastings Corner1970TV MovieDistrict Attorney Corey Honker / Morey Honker
Destroy All Monsters1968Akira Kubo (English version, voice, uncredited)
Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster1966Akira Takarada (English version, voice, uncredited)
That Man from Rio1964English version English version, voice
Car 54, Where Are You?1963TV SeriesAssistant DA Clark
Bells Are Ringing1960Singer of 'The Midas Touch' (uncredited)
Producers' Showcase1957TV Series
Search for Tomorrow1951TV SeriesLarry Carter (1969)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The King of Queens2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 40th Annual Tony Awards1986TV Special performer: "Sands of Time", "The Name's LaGuardia", "Tradition"
The 37th Annual Tony Awards1983TV Special performer: "Oh, Lady Be Good!", "Off Thee I Sing", "Mine", "I Got Plenty of Nothing", "They Can't Take That Away from Me"
Bells Are Ringing1960performer: "The Midas Touch" 1956 - uncredited

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Barney Miller1977-1982TV Series 3 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills2007Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHimself
Bob Hope Lampoons Television1985TV MovieHimself
The Annual American Technion Society's Albert Einstein Award1985TV MovieHimself
Christmas in Washington1984TV MovieHimself
The Stars Salute the U.S. Olympic Team1984TV MovieHimself - Performer
All-Star Party for Frank Sinatra1983TV MovieHimself
Breakaway1983TV SeriesHimself
The Best of Everything1983TV MovieHimself - Host
The 37th Annual Tony Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Performer
James Bond: The First 21 Years1983TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1982TV SpecialHimself
The 34th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1982TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Presenter
The 36th Annual Tony Awards1982TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Direction of a Play & Best Actress in a Play
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra1982TV Special documentaryHimself
I Love Liberty1982TV SpecialHimself
Night of 100 Stars1982TV SpecialHimself
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1981TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
The 35th Annual Tony Awards1981TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: American Theatre Wing
TV Guide 1980: The Year in Review1981TV Movie documentaryHimself
FYI: For Your Information1980TV Series documentaryHimself (host)
The Muppet Show1980TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest Star
The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series & Presenter: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program
The 33rd Annual Tony Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Play
Third Annual Final Warning!!1979TV MovieHimself
The Television Annual: 1978/19791979TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Mary Tyler Moore Hour1979TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America1978-1979TV SeriesHimself
The Hal Linden Special1979TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1975-1979TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself - Actor / Himself
The Hollywood Squares1975-1978TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1978TV MovieHimself
All-Star Family Feud Special1978TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Family Feud1978TV SeriesHimself
The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1978TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series & Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama or Comedy Special
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards1978TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Play
Dorothy Hamill Presents Winners1978TV Special
The Captain and Tennille in New Orleans1978TV SpecialHimself
ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration1978TV SpecialHimself
The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1977TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Magic of ABC1977TV SpecialHimself - Guest
Perry Como's Music from Hollywood1977TV SpecialHimself
The Carol Burnett Show1977TV SeriesHimself
Battle of the Network Stars II1977TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team
Dinah!1975-1977TV SeriesHimself
Animals, Animals, Animals1976TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Battle of the Network Stars1976TV SpecialHimself - ABC Team
Van Dyke and Company1976TV SeriesHimself
The 30th Annual Tony Awards1976TV SpecialHimself - Performer and Presenter: Lawrence Langner Award
Donny and Marie1976TV SeriesHimself
The 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards1976TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Introducing Earl Holliman to Stage
Cher1976TV SeriesHimself
Lola!1975TV SeriesHimself
Tony Orlando and Dawn1975TV SeriesHimself
Tattletales1975TV SeriesHimself
The $10,000 Pyramid1975TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
The 1975 Annual Entertainment Hall of Fame Awards1975TV SpecialHimself
The 26th Annual Tony Awards1972TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1970TV SeriesHimself
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself
The Nicole Barrett Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood In & About2014TV SeriesHimself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
Inside the 12th Precinct2011Video documentary shortHimself
Salute to the Old One Two2011Video documentary shortHimself
TV Land Confidential2005-2007TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Interviewee
Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills2007DocumentaryHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Bells Are Ringing: Just in Time2005Video documentary shortHimself
Entertainment Tonight2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2004TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There2003DocumentaryHimself
Inside TV Land: Cops on Camera2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Working in the Theatre2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live1998TV SeriesHimself
Nova1997-1998TV Series documentaryNarrator / Himself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1997TV MovieHimself
50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Marvin Hamlisch & the Pittsburgh Pops1996TV SpecialHimself
Inferno on US 171994TV MovieHimself - Host
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come1990TV Special documentaryHimself
Night of 100 Stars III1990TV MovieHimself
Great Performances1987-1989TV SeriesHimself
Super Password1988TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
The Grand Knockout Tournament1987TV SpecialHimself
Let's Go Mets1986Documentary shortHinself
The 40th Annual Tony Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Performer & Presenter: Best Original Score
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1986TV Movie documentaryHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1986TV SpecialHimself
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Special documentaryHimself
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Butler2013/IBarney Miller (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in a Children's SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (1984)
1984Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Individual Achievement - Host or HostessFYI: For Your Information (1980)
1983Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Individual Achievement - PerformersFYI: For Your Information (1980)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1982Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBarney Miller (1974)
1982Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Individual Achievement - PerformersFYI: For Your Information (1980)
1981Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalBarney Miller (1974)
1981Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBarney Miller (1974)
1981Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Individual Achievement - PerformersFYI: For Your Information (1980)
1981Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming - PerformersAnimals, Animals, Animals (1976)
1980Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBarney Miller (1974)
1979Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBarney Miller (1974)
1978Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalBarney Miller (1974)
1978Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBarney Miller (1974)
1977Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalBarney Miller (1974)
1977Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBarney Miller (1974)
1976Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalBarney Miller (1974)
1976Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesBarney Miller (1974)


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#Fact
1He is most widely known to be a social butterfly.
2Both his family name Lipshitz and stage name Linden are derived from the words for "limetree" in Yiddish and German, respectively.
3Building on his popularity on Barney Miller, Mr. Linden toured as a solo singing act during the same period. His musical talent and training resulted in an surprisingly outstanding performance.
4In 1984, he carried the Olympic Torch and ran a portion of the Los Angeles segment.
5Best remembered by the public for his starring role on Barney Miller (1974).
6Met his wife when she was a dancer and she got him a reading for the understudy of Jeffery Moss in the musical "Bells Are Ringing" on Broadway. Judy Holliday, the show's (and movie's) star, was at their wedding.
7Even though he was trained as a clarinet player, he often played saxophone in live jazz bands to earn a living as a young man.
8Won Broadway's 1971 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "The Rothschilds."
9Although he was nominated for seven Primetime Emmys for his great work on Barney Miller (1974), he won two Daytime Emmys for hosting a series of daytime informational spots called FYI: For Your Information (1980).
10He was offered and turned down the lead role in St. Elsewhere (1982).
11Long associated with the March of Dimes, serving as national chairman for many years.
12Played clarinet with the New York American Symphony at the age of fifteen.
13Chose his stage name on the way from Philadelphia to an acting job in New York City. He saw the water tower in Linden, New Jersey, and the rest is history.


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#Trademark
1Bronx accent.
2His mustache.
3Calm, reasonable voice.
4The role of Barney Miller.

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