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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 Coming to America (1988), Black Dynamite (2009) and Amazon Women on the Moon (1987). See full bio »

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Known For

Coming to America
Coming to America Semmi / Morris / Extremely Ugly Girl / Reverend Brown
Black Dynamite
Black Dynamite Tasty Freeze
Amazon Women on the Moon
Amazon Women on the Moon Apartment Victim (segment "Mondo Condo")
The Real Ghostbusters
The Real Ghostbusters Winston Zeddemore / First Mate / Foxy / Ghostbusters Symbol / Green Gremlin / Mr. Howard / Mugger / Shimabuku


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 2017 The Mayor (TV Series)
Ocho Okoye
- Will You Accept This Rose? (2017) ... Ocho Okoye
 2016 Lopez (TV Series)
Arsenio Hall
- George's Party (2016) ... Arsenio Hall
 2012 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
Tasty Freeze
- The Shit That Killed the King or Weekend at Presley's (2012) ... Tasty Freeze (voice)
 2009 Black Dynamite
Tasty Freeze
 2008 Igor
Carl Cristall (voice)
 2006 Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! (Video)
Captain Crothers (voice)
 2005 The Proud Family Movie (TV Movie)
Dr. Carver / Bobby Proud (voice)
 2000 Norm (TV Series)
- Norm vs. the Kid (2000) ... Joe
 1998-2000 Martial Law (TV Series)
Terrell Parker
- Final Conflict: Part 2 (2000) ... Terrell Parker
- Final Conflict: Part 1 (2000) ... Terrell Parker
- In the Dark (2000) ... Terrell Parker
- Heartless (2000) ... Terrell Parker
- The Thrill Is Gone (2000) ... Terrell Parker
 1997 Arsenio (TV Series)
Michael Atwood
- Throw Momma from the House (1997) ... Michael Atwood
- Show Me the Money (1997) ... Michael Atwood
- We Can Still Be Friends (1997) ... Michael Atwood
- Lisa's First Script (1997) ... Michael Atwood
- Secrets and Lies (1997) ... Michael Atwood
 1990 Cheers (TV Series)
Arsenio Hall
- Where Nobody Knows Your Name (1990) ... Arsenio Hall
 1989 Harlem Nights
Crying Man
 1989 Day by Day (TV Series)
Arsenio Hall
- The Lost Weekend (1989) ... Arsenio Hall
 1989/II Paula Abdul: Straight Up (Video short)
Arsenio Hall
 1988 Coming to America
Semmi / Morris / Extremely Ugly Girl / ...
 1986-1987 The Real Ghostbusters (TV Series)
Winston Zeddemore / Green Gremlin / First Mate / ...
- Camping It Up (1987) ... Winston Zeddemore (voice)
- Transylvanian Homesick Blues (1987) ... Winston Zeddemore (voice)
- Hanging by a Thread (1987) ... Winston Zeddemore (voice)
- Station Identification (1987) ... Winston Zeddemore (voice)
- Egon on the Rampage (1987) ... Winston Zeddemore (voice)
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Apartment Victim (segment "Mondo Condo") (as Arsenio)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Happy Birthday (1986) ... Cleavon
 1982 Movie Macabre (TV Series)
Dr. Mustapha Abdul Raheem Jamaal X Muhammad / Tyrone
- Dr Black, Mr Hyde (1982) ... Dr. Mustapha Abdul Raheem Jamaal X Muhammad / Tyrone
 1970 New Love, American Style (TV Series)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (159 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (29 credits)

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Music video: Appeared in Paula Abdul video "Straight Up" See more »

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My name is Arsenio. That's a very unique name for a black man. In Greek, it means Leroy. See more »


Cites Don Cornelius as his favorite idol, growing up, watching him on Soul Train (1971). See more »

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