Hallie Foote

Actor, Theater Actor

1950 –


Who is Hallie Foote?

Hallie Foote is an American actress.

Born Barbarie Hallie Foote in Manhattan, the daughter of Lillian Vallish Foote and writer and director Horton Foote, she was raised in Nyack, New York and New Hampshire. She began her stage career in 1986 when she was cast in the title role of her father's off-Broadway play The Widow Claire, which also featured Matthew Broderick, Dan Butler, and Sarah Michelle Gellar. Father and daughter later collaborated on Talking Pictures, Night Seasons, Laura Dennis, When They Speak of Rita, The Last of the Thorntons, The Carpetbagger's Children, The Day Emily Married, The Trip to Bountiful, for which she won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actress and was nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, and Dividing the Estate, for which she won the 2008 Richard Seff Award and was nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play. She was appearing in the Hartford Stage production of her father's theatrical adaptation of the Harper Lee novel To Kill a Mockingbird when he died. She appeared in The Orphans' Home Cycle off-Broadway in 2009, receiving an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play.

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Mar 31, 1950
Also known as
  • Barbarie Hallie Foote
  • Barbara Hallie-Foote
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • New York City

on July 23, 2013


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