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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), The Real Ghostbusters (1986) and 1991 MTV Video Music Awards (1991). See full bio »

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

Known For

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

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 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
 1994 Living Single (TV Series)
Arsenio Hall
 1989 Day by Day (TV Series)
Arsenio Hall
 1989/II Paula Abdul: Straight Up (Video short)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Cleavon
- Happy Birthday (1986) ... Cleavon
 1970 New Love, American Style (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Hosted the early pilot episodes of the US daytime version of the hit game show Deal or No Deal (2005). 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:

[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 »

Trivia:

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 »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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