Some people used to rule the television screens in the 1950s and 1960s but haven’t been forgotten. Earl Holliman is one such person. He is a former American actor, singer, and animal-rights activist.
As of 2023, Earl Holliman's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
|Henry Earl Holliman
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|September 11, 1928
|Place of Birth
|Delhi, Louisiana, U.S.
Henry Earl Holliman was born on September 11, 1928, in Delhi, Louisiana, U.S. His mother was a widow and could not afford to bring him up, so she gave him up for adoption just after birth. Velma and Henry Holliman adopted him when he was just a week old and gave him their name and every comfort they could afford.
His adopted father, Henry was an oil field worker and his adopted mother Velma was a housewife. Nothing is exceptional about his childhood, just that his adoptive father died when Earl Holliman was just 13.
He soon got a job at a movie theatre, so he saved enough money to move to Hollywood. He tried his luck in the film industry but could not make a place there. So he returned home back to Louisiana. Then he got a position at a Navy communications school in Los Angeles and got a chance to meet several Hollywood stars. He earned his home in the Navy by falsifying his age. Therefore, he was dismissed from the Navy when they caught his lie. He went back to Louisiana to complete his high school.
Holliman had to work in the oil fields to make money. He attended Oil City High School, situated in Oil City, Louisiana. Holliman graduated in 1946, and instead of attending Louisiana State University on a scholarship, he again joined the Navy. He then found a chance to pursue his dream of becoming an actor by taking part in several theatre productions by the Navy.
Earl Holliman started his acting career with a cameo role as a bellboy in 1953 when he got a role in “Sacred Stiff”. By this small role, Holliman got a chance to perform much more prominent characters in westerns and military dramas. His most famous movies ate “Forbidden Planet”, released in 1956, “Sons of Katie Elder”, released in 1965. One of his best works was in 1956 in the film “The Rainmaker”, where Holliman played the role of Katharine Hepburn’s brother. This role made him famous, got a lot of applause, and earned him a Golden Globe Award.
Not just unforgettable roles in films, but Holliman was also a famous face on television. In the 1950s, he portrayed the role of a shipwreck marine in the drama “The Sea is Boilin Hot”. This role made him famous, and a similar production cast him in 1959 in the Twilight Zone pilot episode titled “Where Is Everybody?”
Holliman has also appeared in TV series as a successful actor. Some of the most famous TV series that cast him to include “Hotel de Paree”(1959), “Wide County”(1962), “P.S. I Luv U”(1991), “Delta”(1992). His most well-known work was in “Police Woman”(1974-1978).
He has also played the role of Frank Domino in the TV series “Night Man”(1997-1999). His entire acting career was a huge success, and this earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Earl Holliman is a great American actor who has spent five decades in the showbiz industry, but he hasn’t tied the knot with anyone. The former actor currently lives in Studio City, California. He is not a social person and does not like to give interviews on television these days.
Indeed, he hasn’t married anyone, but he has relationships with actresses Valerie Allen and Dolores Hart.
Earl Holliman used to be an active American actor, famous for his memorable roles. But unfortunately, he is not active on social media and does not even have any personal Twitter, Facebook or Instagram accounts.
The former American actor Earl Holliman has played many notable roles during his acting career. He now resides alone in California and has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Earl Holliman has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Francine Diaz, Tom Byron, Ellia English, Annelise Hesme, Lisa Ambalavanar, Irene, Tao Tsuchiya, Jaguar Wright, and Masaaki Kurihara.