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Rich Hall was born on June 10, 1954 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Not Necessarily the News (1982), Fridays (1980) and Late Night with David Letterman (1982). He has been married to Karen Hall since 2004. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Not Necessarily the News
(1982-1990)
Fridays
Fridays Writer
(1980-1982)
Saturday Night Live
(1984-1985)

Filmography

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 2016 Rich Hall's Presidential Grudge Match (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2014 Rich Hall's California Stars (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2013 Rich Hall's You Can Go to Hell, I'm Going to Texas (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2013 10 O'Clock Live (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (2013) ... (written by)
 2012 Rich Hall's Inventing the Indian (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2011 Stand Up for the Week (TV Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (2011)
- Episode #3.5 (2011)
- Episode #3.4 (2011)
- Episode #3.3 (2011)
- Episode #3.2 (2011)
 2011 Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2010 Rich Hall's the Dirty South (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2009 Rich Hall: Hell No I Ain't Happy (Video) (written by)
 2004-2009 The Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #6.7 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.3 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.1 (2009) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.21 (2005) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (2004) ... (writer)
 2008 How the West Was Lost (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2006 Cattle Drive (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer)
 2004 Election Special: One Bullet One Vote (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Fishing Show (TV Series) (writer)
 2003 Comedy Central Presents (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Otis Lee Crenshaw (2003) ... (writer)
 2001 Otis Lee Crenshaw: Live (Video)
 2001 Badly Funded Think Tank (TV Short)
 2000 Happy Hour (TV Series)
 1999 Mark Lamarr Leaving the 20th Century (TV Series) (writer)
 1998 The 11 O'Clock Show (TV Series) (writer)
 1997 Sunday Service (TV Series)
 1995 Viva Vietnam: A White Trash Adventure Tour (Short) (co-writer)
 1992 Say What? (TV Movie)
  Not Necessarily the News (TV Series) (writer - 51 episodes, 1982 - 1986) (special material - 1 episode, 1990)
- Not Necessarily the Year in Review (1990) ... (special material)
- The Elf (1986) ... (writer)
- The Death (1986) ... (writer)
- Audire Got Run Over by a Reindeer (1986) ... (writer)
- Film Festival (1986) ... (writer)
 1990 Onion World with Rich Hall (TV Series) (writer)
 1987 The Rich Hall Show (TV Movie)
 1986 Vanishing America (Video)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (written by - 1 episode, 1984)
- Howard Cosell/Greg Kihn (1985) ... (writer)
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... (writer)
- SNL Film Festival (1985) ... (writer)
- Pamela Sue Martin/Power Station (1985) ... (writer)
- Harry Anderson/Bryan Adams (1985) ... (writer)
 1982-1984 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 45 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 August 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 24 July 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 June 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 19 April 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 March 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
 1982 No Soap, Radio (TV Series) (special material - 1 episode)
- Karen Fools Around (1982) ... (special material)
  Fridays (TV Series) (writer - 47 episodes, 1980 - 1982) (clip writer - 1 episode, 1982)
- Episode #3.21 (1982) ... (clip writer)
- Episode #3.20 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.19 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.17 (1982) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.16 (1982) ... (writer)
 1980 The David Letterman Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 June 1980 (1980) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 23 June 1980 (1980) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Pizza Hut (mid to late 80s) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Otis Lee Crenshaw

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I am sorry to say you won't be getting any of that extreme angling action on my fishing show. What you will see is two guys sitting in a wooden boat haphazardly casting while bitching and moaning about the deteriorating state of the world. So it's a topical show, but really, really picturesque" - promoting his new fishing show on BBC4 See more »

Trivia:

Invented the word "sniglet". A sniglet is defined as a "word that should be in the dictionary, but isn't". Sniglets were popularized during the 1980s, on the HBO comedy series Not Necessarily the News (1982). Comedian and cast member Rich Hall had a regular segment on sniglets during each episode of the monthly series. See more »

Trademark:

Sour expression and grouchy demeanour See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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