Anthony Michael Hall

American actor, producer and director

Michael Anthony Hall (born April 14, 1968)[1] is an American actor, movie producer and director. He is known as Anthony Michael Hall. He was in several movies for teens in the 1980s. Hall began his career in commercials and on stage as a child. He first made a movie in 1980. Hall was born in West Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in New York, New York.[1]

Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall at Creation Grand Slam XII in 2004
Michael Anthony Hall

(1968-04-14) April 14, 1968 (age 56)
West Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.[1]
Occupation(s)Actor, producer, director, musician
Years active1980–present

He joined the cast of Saturday Night Live (1985–1986) and featured in movies, for example, Out of Bounds (1986), Johnny Be Good (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Six Degrees of Separation (1993). After a progression of minor jobs during the 1990s, he featured as Microsoft's Bill Gates in the 1999 TV film Pirates of Silicon Valley. He had the main job in the USA Network arrangement The Dead Zone from 2002 to 2007. In 2020, he showed up in ABC's The Goldbergs. [2]

Selected filmography change

Movies change

Year Movie Role Notes
1980 The Gold Bug Young Edgar Allan Poe Made-for-TV
1981 Jennifer's Journey Michael
1982 Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Huckleberry "Huck" Finn Made-for-TV
Six Pack Doc
1983 National Lampoon's Vacation Russell 'Rusty' Griswold
1984 Sixteen Candles Farmer Ted (The Geek)
1985 The Breakfast Club Brian R. Johnson
Weird Science Gary Wallace
1986 Out of Bounds Daryl Cage
1988 Johnny Be Good Johnny Walker
1990 Edward Scissorhands Jim
A Gnome Named Gnorm Casey Gallagher
Whatever Happened to Mason Reese Mason Reese Voice
1992 Into the Sun Tom Slade
1993 Six Degrees of Separation Trent Conway
1994 Hail Caesar Julius Caesar McMurty Also director
Texas Yancey Quimper Made-for-TV
Who Do I Gotta Kill? Jimmy's Friend Kevin Friedland
1995 A Bucket of Blood Walter Paisley Made-for-TV
Ripple Marshall Gray
1996 Hijacked: Flight 285 Peter Cronin Made-for-TV
Exit in Red Nick
The Grave Travis
1997 Trojan War Bus Driver
Cold Night Into Dawn Eddie Rodgers
1999 Pirates of Silicon Valley Bill Gates Made-for-TV
A Touch of Hope Dean Kraft Made-for-TV
2 Little, 2 Late Mr. Burggins
Revenge Brian Cutler
Dirt Merchant Jeffry Alan Spacy
2000 Happy Accidents Himself Cameo
The Photographer Greg
2001 Hitched Ted Robbins Made-for-TV
The Caveman's Valentine Bob
Freddy Got Fingered Mr. Dave Davidson
Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story Robert "Mutt" Lange
61* Whitey Ford Made-for-TV
2002 All About the Benjamins Lil J
2005 Funny Valentine Josh Also co-producer
2007 LA Blues Larry
Final Approach Greg Gilliad Made-for-TV
2008 The Dark Knight Mike Engel
2009 Aftermath Tom Fiorini Also producer

Television change

Year Show Role Notes
1985–1986 Saturday Night Live Various Cast member
1993 Tales from the Crypt Reggie Skulnick Ep. # 5.9
1995 NYPD Blue Hanson Riker Ep. # 2.13
Deadly Games Chuck Manley/The Camp Counselor Ep. # 1.6
1996 Murder, She Wrote Les Franklin Ep. # 12.22
Touched by an Angel Thomas Prescott Ep. # 2.22
1997 The Jamie Foxx Show Tim Ep. # 2.6
Diagnosis: Murder Dr. Johnson Ep. # 5.6
1998 Poltergeist: The Legacy John Griffin Ep. # 3.8
1999 Touched by an Angel Thomas Prescott Ep. # 5.22
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Officer Reid Truax Ep. # 1.21
2007 Entourage Himself Ep. # 4.02
2002–2007 The Dead Zone Johnny Smith Starring role, also producer
2009-2011 Community Mike Ep. # 1.12, 2.23
2010 CSI: Miami Dr. James Bradstone Ep. # 8.14
2011 No Ordinary Family Roy Minor Ep. #16
2011 Warehouse 13 Walter Sykes Ep. #3.09, 3.11, 3.12

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Anthony Michael Hall Biography". Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  2. "Anthony Michael Hall". World News Today. Archived from the original on 2020-09-07. Retrieved 2020-08-16.

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