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A Canada native, Hall began her career as a writer and radio ingénue for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Hall moved to New York with her husband, where she became a published songwriter. Her song “Is It Possible That I’ve Been Gone So Long,” (co-written with Helen Bilby) was recorded by cabaret singer Hildegarde.
An advocate of the arts, Hall worked for the Jewish Welfare Fund, Tel-Aviv University, and Brandeis University, for which she made a number of documentaries. She won an award for best documentary campaign film for “A Fragile Sleep” in 1972.
Hall became involved in philanthropy, sharing her resources and time with the Julia Ann Singer Child Care Center, Guardians of Courage, Israel Bonds, Tel-Aviv University, the Jewish Home for the Aging, and Variety Clubs International, where »
- Rebecca Rubin
Marilyn Hall, the Emmy Award-winning producer and wife of Monty Hall, has died at the age of 90. Hall won an Emmy for producing the 1985 TV movie “Do You Remember Love,” starring Joanne Woodward and Richard Kiley. Her other credits include 1982’s “A Woman Called Golda,” starring Ingrid Bergman; “Nadia,” the 1984 biopic about Olympic gymnast Nadia Comăneci; the 1989 PBS miniseries “The Ginger Tree”; and the 2007 feature film “The Little Traitor.” In the theater, she’s credited as an associate producer on the musical “Jelly’s Last Jam” and “Angels in America.” Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2017 (Photos) Hall married her husband, »
- Reid Nakamura
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