Grayson Hall

Actor
Actor Grayson Hall appeared on the big screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. In 1961, he had a featured role in the Broadway musical "Subways Are For Sleeping." In 1953, he made her professional ... Read more »
Born: 09/18/1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

One Life to Live 1967 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Robbers, Rooftops and Witches 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Gargoyles 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Shadows 1965 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Night of Dark Shadows 1971 (Movie)

Carlotta Drake (Actor)

Adam at 6 A.M. 1970 (Movie)

Inez Treadley (Actor)

House of Dark Shadows 1970 (Movie)

Dr Julia Hoffman (Actor)

The End of the Road 1970 (Movie)

Peggie Rankin (Actor)

That Darn Cat 1964 (Movie)

Margaret Miller (Actor)

The Night of the Iguana 1964 (Movie)

Judith Fellowes (Actor)

The Great Ice Rip-Off (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Actor Grayson Hall appeared on the big screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. In 1961, he had a featured role in the Broadway musical "Subways Are For Sleeping." In 1953, he made her professional acting debut billed as Shirley Grayson in "Man and Superman." In 1961, he spent one season acting with the Hedgerow Theater in Pennsylvania. Hall's talent was recognized early on when he received a nomination for a best supporting actress Golden Globe Award for "The Night of the Iguana" in 1964 for his incredible performance. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Adam at 6 A.M." (1970), the Jonathan Frid horror film "House of Dark Shadows" (1970) and "The End of the Road" (1970). He also was featured in the TV movies "Gargoyles" (CBS, 1972-73) and "The Great Ice Rip-Off" (ABC, 1974-75). Hall more recently appeared in "Robbers, Rooftops and Witches" (CBS, 1981-82). Hall was married to Sam Hall and had one child. Hall passed away in August 1985 at the age of 62.

Relationships

Sam Hall

Husband
retired head writer for "Dark Shadows" and "One Life to Live" when Hall appeared on the serials married in 1956

Matthew Hall

Son
born c. 1958 published "Nightmare Logic" (Bantam, 1989) second novel "The Art of Breaking Glass" (1997) married to Cecilia Petit had son Caleb Daniel Hall on August 10, 2001

EDUCATION

Cornell University

Ithaca , New York

Temple University

Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

Milestones

1982

Had a small role in the CBS children's special "Robbers, Rooftops and Witches"

1982

Portrayed Euphemia Ralston on the ABC daytime drama "One Life to Live"

1972

TV-movie debut in "Gargoyles" (ABC)

1970

Appeared in "Night of Dark Shadows," starring David Selby and Kate Jackson and loosely based on the TV serial

1969

Played a relative of college professor Michael Douglas in "Adam at 6 A.M."

1969

Recreated her role as Julia Hoffman for the feature "House of Dark Shadows"

1966

Primarily portrayed Dr. Julia Hoffman on the ABC gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows"; cast often played multiple roles; also essayed a gypsy and a French countess

1965

Acted in the Disney feature "That Darn Cat"

1964

Received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance as a closeted lesbian schoolteacher in "The Night of the Iguana"

1962

Film acting debut, "Satan in High Heels"

1961

Had a featured role in the Broadway musical "Subways Are For Sleeping"

1961

Spent one season acting with the Hedgerow Theater in Pennsylvania

1960

Changed billing to Grayson Hall; featured in NYC production of Jean Genet's "The Balcony"

1953

Made her professional acting debut billed as Shirley Grayson in "Man and Superman"

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