Michael C. Hall – biography

Michael Carlisle Hall was born on February 1, 1971 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Father – William Hall, worked for IBM in a prestigious position in the field of computer technology. Mother – Janice Hall, was a Methodist at the school, was involved in scheduling and organizing seminars.

When the future actor was 11 years old, his father died of prostate cancer. This was a very hard blow for the boy and his mother. The quote is taken from  “Coolmoviez

At the age of 12, Michael saw the play “A Christmas Story” at the Theater in the Park. The performance of the 21-year-old actor in this production amazed him to the core. From the fifth grade, Hall began to attend the school theater group, became one of its most active actors.

After graduating from school, Michael Hall entered the Richmond College of Law, after which he was preparing to get a job in some law office. However, shortly after graduating from college, the young man unexpectedly left for New York and entered the university in the acting department. While still a student, the young actor had already starred in Broadway productions such as Macbeth, Cymbeline, Cabaret and Chicago.

In 2002, Hall married actress Amy Spenger, whom he met with the troupe of the musical Chicago.

Mile Hall became widely known in 2001 after the role of David Fisher in the television series directed by Alan Ball “The Client is Always Dead” (2001-2005). The role went to Michael thanks to Sam Mendes, the director for whom Hall played in 1999’s Cabaret on Broadway. It was he who recommended it to Alan Blol, who was launched with the “Client”.

In 2006, the actor was invited to the lead role in the series Dexter (2006-2013), the role in which was a real breakthrough for the actor’s career. From the very first season, “Dexter” has been recognized as one of the most risky, balancing on the edge of the series in history.

Meanwhile, in the same year, Michael Hall and Amy Spenger filed for divorce, which was filed in 2007. The quote is taken from “KatMovieHD

In 2008, the actor secretly married actress Jennifer Carpenter, who played his sister, police officer Debra Morgan in Dexter.

In 2010, Hall was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system. After long-term treatment, the actor defeated a fatal illness.

In 2011, Michael Hall and Jennifer Carpenter made the decision to live separately.

Michael played in the films: “The Hour of Reckoning” (2003), “Into the Pool with the Head” (2004), “Secrets of the Freemasons” (2006), “Gamer” (2009), “The World Through the Keyhole” (2010), “Bliss from the fifth eastern “(2010),” Boku no Pico“(2013),” Cold in July “(2014),” I fought with the law “(will be released in 2015), etc.

The actor currently lives in a civil marriage with literary critic Morgan McGregor, whom he met at a party in 2013.


▪ Golden Globe Award for Best Dramatic Actor in a Television Series for Dexter (2010)
▪ Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Dramatic Actor in a Television Series for Dexter ( 2010)
▪ Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series for The Customer is Always Dead (2003, 2004)

A family

First wife – Amy Spenger, actress (married from 2002 to 2007)
Second wife – Jennifer Carpenter, actress (married from 2008 to 2011)
Civil marriage – Morgan McGregor (together with 2013)

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