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Grayson Hall (1922–1985)


Grayson Hall was born on September 18, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Shirley Grossman. She was an actress, known for Dark Shadows (1966), All My Children (1970) and One Life to Live (1968). She was married to Sam Hall and Ted (Bradbart) Brooks. She died on August 7, 1985 in New York, USA. See full bio »

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(age 62) in New York, USA

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Known For

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Dr. Julia Hoffman / Opening Voiceover / Magda / Julia Collins / Natalie duPres / Dr. Julia Hoffman Collins / Hoffman / Natalie du Pres / Constance Collins / Hoffman.Opening Voiceover / Natalie DuPres / Openning Voiceover
(1967-1971)
All My Children
All My Children Marge Grey (1973)
(1970)
One Life to Live
One Life to Live Euphemia Ralston (1982)
(1968)
The Night of the Iguana
The Night of the Iguana Judith Fellowes
(1964)

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 1982 CBS Library (TV Series)
Mrs. Mahoney (segment: The Chaparral Prince)
- Robbers, Rooftops and Witches (1982) ... Mrs. Mahoney (segment: The Chaparral Prince)
 1975 Pick-up (voice, uncredited)
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Rhea
 1974 The Great Ice Rip-Off (TV Movie)
Helen Calso
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Mrs. Cambell
- Hush Now, Don't You Die (1974) ... Mrs. Cambell
 1972 Gargoyles (TV Movie)
Mrs. Parks
 1971 Night of Dark Shadows
Carlotta Drake
 1967-1971 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Dr. Julia Hoffman / Opening Voiceover / Magda / ...
- Episode #1.1245 (1971) ... Julia Collins / Opening Voiceover
- Episode #1.1244 (1971) ... Julia Collins / Opening Voiceover
- Episode #1.1243 (1971) ... Julia Collins / Opening Voiceover
- Episode #1.1242 (1971) ... Julia Collins / Opening Voiceover
 1970 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Ann Brigham (segment "Certain Shadows on the Wall")
- The House/Certain Shadows on the Wall (1970) ... Ann Brigham (segment "Certain Shadows on the Wall")
 1970 Adam at Six A.M.
Inez Treadly
 1970 End of the Road
Peggy Rankin
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Marge Grey (1973)
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Euphemia Ralston (1982)
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Mrs. Fowler
- The High and the Deadly Affair (1967) ... Mrs. Fowler
 1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Jody Moore
- The Pieces of Fate Affair (1967) ... Jody Moore
 1966 Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?
Miss Maxwell
 1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Louise Malcolm
- A Horse Called Destiny (1966) ... Louise Malcolm
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Fitzhugh
- Back to Back (1965) ... Miss Fitzhugh
 1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Mrs. Reston
 1962 Satan in High Heels
Pepe
 1961 Run Across the River (as Shirley Grayson)
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Secretary
- Wish on the Moon (1959) ... Secretary (as Shirley Grayson)
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- The Critic (1955) ... (as Shirley Grayson)
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Sylvia Baker
- The Way Things Happen (1955) ... Sylvia Baker (as Shirley Grayson)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
Laura Holloway
- For Release Today (1951) ... Laura Holloway (as Shirley Grayson)
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Other Works:

(play) "Subways are for Sleeping" opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre on December 27, 1961. Grayson Hall played Myra. The play closed on June 23, 1962 after 205 performances. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Shirley Grayson
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Personal Quote:

I've always had this old, husky voice. I never was your little itsy-poo 18 or 20-year-old. I was a character actress as a teenager.

Trivia:

Perhaps the greatest testament to her talent and appeal is that when she was first cast on TV's enormously popular supernatural soap opera Dark Shadows (1966) as Dr. Julia Hoffman, who tries to cure Barnabas Collins of being a vampire, the original intention was to have Barnabas kill her character off within a few weeks. However, Hall proved to be so effective in the role that those plans were ... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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