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Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall was born on February 12, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Real Ghostbusters (1986), Coming to America (1988) and MTV Video Music Awards 1991 (1991). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2008 Igor
Carl Cristall (voice)
 2005 The Proud Family Movie (TV Movie)
Dr. Carver / Bobby Proud (voice)
 2000 Norm (TV Series)
- Norm vs. the Kid (2000) ... Joe
 1994 Living Single (TV Series)
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 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Happy Birthday (1986) ... Cleavon
 1970 New Love, American Style (TV Series)
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Album (as "Chunky A"): "Large And In Charge." Paula Abdul, Wil Wheaton, and Ice-T were among the guest artists. See more »

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6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on his current 2013 talk show] You ever seen little black girls doing double Dutch? There's always one little girl standing, waiting to get in. And you've got to get your rhythm. That's what I've been doing. I've been doing this: waiting to get back in... You need to not let that rope hit your feet. I'm making sure I'm not fat and out of shape - so I can endure. See more »


Was the original voice of Winston Zeddemore on the animated series The Real Ghostbusters (1986), beating out Ernie Hudson, who had played Winston in the theatrical films Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989). Hall was reportedly confused when he arrived at the audition and saw Hudson auditioning for the role Hudson originated in the films. Hall was later replaced by Buster Jones, and ... See more »

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