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Sam Hall (I) (1921–2014)

Born Allison Samuel Hall in Carrollton, Ohio, he graduated from Dartmouth and Yale. A veteran of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, Hall married actress _Grayson Hall_ in 1952. His first major writing gig was the iconic gothic soap opera Dark Shadows (1966) which he joined in 1967. There he met his writing partner Gordon Russell. They teamed up ... See full bio »

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(age 93) in USA

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Known For

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows Writer
(1967-1971)
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Writer
(1984-1990)
Night of Dark Shadows
(1971)

Filmography

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 1991 Dark Shadows (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... (written by)
  Santa Barbara (TV Series) (writer - 133 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (head writer - 5 episodes, 1984 - 1989)
- Episode #1.1445 (1990) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1444 (1990) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1443 (1990) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1442 (1990) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1441 (1990) ... (writer)
  One Life to Live (TV Series) (1 episode, 1984) (head writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Episode dated 28 May 1980 (1980) ... (head writer)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) ... (written by)
- Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President (1976) ... (written by)
- Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat (1976) ... (written by)
- Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) ... (written by)
  The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1973) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1975) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- The Two Deaths of Sean Doolittle (1975) ... (screenplay)
- Frankenstein: Part 2 (1973) ... (adaptation)
- Frankenstein: Part 1 (1973) ... (adaptation) / (written by)
 1971 Night of Dark Shadows (screenplay) / (story)
  Dark Shadows (TV Series) (writer - 307 episodes, 1967 - 1971) (head writer - 7 episodes, 1967 - 1970) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #1.1245 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1217 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1215 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1213 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1210 (1971) ... (writer)
 1970 House of Dark Shadows (screenplay)
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (episode "Who Is Sylovia?" - as Sam M. Hall)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The 10th Muse (1958)
 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Center of the Maze (1956) ... (writer)
 1954 The Brighter Day (TV Series) (head writer - 1958)
 1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Run Like a Thief (1954) ... (writer)
 1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Changing Dream (1952) ... (writer)
 1948 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (writer)
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 1991 Dark Shadows (TV Series) (creative consultant - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (creative consultant)
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Sam M. Hall
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He and his son, Matthew Hall, wrote on the daytime soap opera One Life to Live (1968) in the early 1980s. In addition, his wife, Grayson Hall, was an actress on the show. See more »

Nickname:

Sammy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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