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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), Star Search (1983) and The Real Ghostbusters (1986). See full bio »

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

Known For

Star Search
Star Search Himself - Host / Himself / Herself - Host
(2003-2004)
Coming to America
Coming to America Semmi / Extremely Ugly Girl / Morris / Reverend Brown
(1988)
The Real Ghostbusters
The Real Ghostbusters Winston Zeddemore / First Mate / Ghostbusters Symbol / Green Gremlin / Mr. Howard / Mugger / Shimabuku
(1986-1987)
1991 MTV Video Music Awards
(1991)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (19 credits)
 2016 Lopez (TV Series)
Arsenio Hall
 2012 Black Dynamite (TV Series)
Tasty Freeze
- The Shit That Killed the King or Weekend at Presley's (2012) ... Tasty Freeze (voice)
 2008 Igor
Carl Cristall (voice)
 2005 The Proud Family Movie (TV Movie)
Dr. Carver / Bobby Proud (voice)
 2000 Norm (TV Series)
Joe
- Norm vs. the Kid (2000) ... Joe
 1989 Day by Day (TV Series)
Arsenio Hall
 1989/II Paula Abdul: Straight Up (Video short)
Arsenio Hall
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Cleavon
- Happy Birthday (1986) ... Cleavon
 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 (158 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (28 credits)

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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Arsenio

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

If I was a guy who had never done a talk show before, you could say, "What's this [2013] show going to be?". But this is going to look like Arsenio took a long hiatus - a long, long hiatus - but I came back, and redid the set... I'm not going to take people from Jay [Leno], from [Jimmy] Kimmel, from Conan [O'Brien]. My audience is going to come from iPads, from radios. It's going to be coming ... See more »

Trivia:

He hosted the early pilot episodes of the American daytime version of the game show Deal or No Deal (2005). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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