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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 19 September 1888Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Date of Death 6 October 1953Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameClifford Porter Hall
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

For over two decades, Porter Hall made a career out of playing villains and pompous, unpleasant people. His movie career was not a mirror of his real life, however. Mr. Hall was well known as a generous and outgoing person who was well-liked by almost everybody he knew. It is ironic that the role he is most often seen in today is that of an atheist in Going My Way (1944) - ironic because Hall was a deacon in his church. Hall, who didn't make his first movie until he was 43, remained active until his death in 1953.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Butch Butcheson (butcheson@yahoo.com)

Spouse (1)

Geraldine Hall (4 August 1927 - 6 October 1953) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

Active on Broadway from 1926-1934. Performed in 9 major productions including the original cast production of "The Great Gatsby" in 1924.
Children: David and Sarah Jane.

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