Irma P. Hall

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Irma P. Hall was born on June 3, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Ladykillers (2004), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) and Collateral (2004). See full bio »

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Known For

The Ladykillers Marva Munson
Nothing to Lose Bertha 'Mama' Davidson


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  The Appeal (announced)
Grandma Annie
  ImPossible (filming)
Mrs. Thomas
  Garden of Lies (Short) (post-production)
Mother Sarah
  ImPossible (post-production)
Mrs. Thomas
 2022 Blue Porcelain (Short)
 2022 Steps of Faith Hope's Journey (TV Movie)
 2021 Greenwood Avenue: A Virtual Reality Experience (Video Game)
Elder Agnes
 2018 The Golden Voices
Georgia Mae Jackson
 2018 Concrete Kids
 2018 Peddling (Short)
 2017 Lady Luck
Mrs. Bailey
 2017 A Selfless Love (Short)
 2017 Hap and Leonard (TV Series)
- No Mo' Mojo (2017) ... Meemaw
- Pie a la Mojo (2017) ... Meemaw
- Bad Mojo (2017) ... Meemaw
- Holy Mojo (2017) ... Meemaw
- Ticking Mojo (2017) ... Meemaw
 2017 Lady Labyrinth (Short)
 2016 A Heart That Forgives
Ms. Gussie (uncredited)
 2016 The Greg Ellis Show (TV Movie)
Aunt Tippy
 2016 New Life
 2016 The Altar Call: Pilot (TV Movie)
Mrs. G
 2016 Jerico
 2015 Chi-Raq
Ms. Doctor Aesop
 2015 A Man Called Jon
Sadie Johnson
 2015 Dianthus (Short)
 2015 Uncommon
Aunt Shirley Bailey
 2015 Base (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 ... Auntie
 2014 Night Vet (Short)
 2014 Steps of Faith
Dorothy Lee
 2013 Getting On (TV Series)
Cordelia Meade
- The Concert (2013) ... Cordelia Meade
 2013/XI Red (Short)
Mother Mabel
 2012 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Mrs. Grady
- One Minute (2012) ... Mrs. Grady
 2012 Hiding in Plain Sight
Ida Mae Blackmon
 2012 Changing the Game
Grandma Barnes
 2012/I Wolf
 2012 Jayne Mansfield's Car
Dorothy Lambert
 2012 The Game (TV Series)
 2011 3 Blind Saints
Sister Louise
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Lorna Talcott
- Reparations (2011) ... Lorna Talcott
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Anna Nicholson
- Heat of Passion (2011) ... Anna Nicholson
 2010-2011 Diary of a Single Mom (TV Series)
- Dream Cart (2011) ... Dessa
- Paradox (2010) ... Dessa
- Running on Empty (2010)
- Struggling or Surviving (2010) ... Dessa
 2009 Hurricane Season
Grandma Rose
 2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done
Mrs Roberts (as Irma Hall)
 2008/I Rain
 2008 Uncross the Stars
 2008 Meet the Browns
 2005 P.N.O.K. (Short)
Mildred Burnett
 2005 Gift for the Living (Short)
Carrie Mae
 2004 Collateral
 2000-2004 Soul Food (TV Series)
Mama Joe
- Successful Failure (2004) ... Mama Joe
- Big Dreams in Small Spaces (2002) ... Mama Joe
- Past Imperfect (2002) ... Mama Joe
- Fly Away Home (2001) ... Mama Joe
 2004 The Ladykillers
Marva Munson
 2003 An Unexpected Love (TV Movie)
 2002 Miss Lettie and Me (TV Movie)
Rose Griffin
 2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Aunt Liva
- Sweet Home Chicago: Part 2 (2002) ... Aunt Liva
- Sweet Home Chicago: Part 1 (2002) ... Aunt Liva
 2002 Bad Company
Mrs. Banks
 2002 Don't Let Go
 2002 Our America (TV Movie)
June Jones
 2001 A Rugrats Kwanzaa Special (TV Movie)
Great Aunt T (voice)
 2001 All Souls (TV Series)
Nurse Glory St. Claire
- One Step Closer to Roger (2001) ... Nurse Glory St. Claire
- Running Scared (2001) ... Nurse Glory St. Claire
- Bad Blood (2001) ... Nurse Glory St. Claire
- The Deal (2001) ... Nurse Glory St. Claire
- Pilot (2001) ... Nurse Glory St. Claire
 2001 Rugrats (TV Series)
Aunt T.
- A Rugrats Kwanzaa (2001) ... Aunt T. (voice)
 2001 A Girl Thing (TV Movie)
Alice (Housekeeper)
 2000 Something to Sing About (TV Movie)
 2000 7th Heaven (TV Series)
- All by Myself (2000) ... Hattie
 1999 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Beverly Raymond
- An Impartial Bias (1999) ... Beverly Raymond
 1999 A Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie)
Miss Emma
 1999 A Slipping-Down Life
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
 1998 Patch Adams
 1998 Beloved
 1998 Getting Personal (TV Series)
Mrs. Buckley
- Guess Who Else Is Coming to Dinner? (1998) ... Mrs. Buckley
 1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Effie Taylor
- Seek and Ye Shall Find (1998) ... Effie Taylor
 1998 The Love Letter (TV Movie)
Mae Mullen
 1997 Soul Food
Mother Joe
 1997 Steel
Grandma Odessa
 1997 Nothing to Lose
Bertha 'Mama' Davidson
 1997 Buddy
 1996 To Sir, with Love II (TV Movie)
Old Woman
 1996 A Family Thing
Aunt T.
 1995 Wishbone (TV Series)
Dr. Thelma Brown
- Digging Up the Past (1995) ... Dr. Thelma Brown (as Irma Hall)
 1993-1994 Missing Persons (TV Series)
Mrs. Davison
- What Do You Want... A Signed Confession? (1994) ... Mrs. Davison
- Right Neighborhood... Wrong Door (1993) ... Mrs. Davison
- I Can't Even Imagine (1993) ... Mrs. Davison
 1993 In the Company of Darkness (TV Movie)
Apartment Manager
 1992 Mo' Money
Lady on Phone
 1992 In the Shadow of a Killer (TV Movie)
 1992 The Babe
Fanny Baily
 1992 Straight Talk
 1991 Backdraft
 1990 The Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie)
Mrs. Smith
 1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin (TV Movie)
 1987 They Still Call Me Bruce
Mrs. Brown (as Irma Hall)
 1987 Square Dance
Preacher Dixon
 1986 The George McKenna Story (TV Movie) (as Irma Hall)
 1986 On Valentine's Day
Aunt Charity
 1985 The Long Hot Summer (TV Mini Series)
Cecilia Howlett
- Part 2 (1985) ... Cecilia Howlett (as Irma Hall)
- Part 1 (1985) ... Cecilia Howlett (as Irma Hall)
 1978-1984 Dallas (TV Series)
Rosa, Graison's Maid / Tilly
- Shadow of a Doubt (1984) ... Rosa, Graison's Maid
- Bar-B-Que (1978) ... Tilly
 1984 He's Not Your Son (TV Movie)
Nurse Anne Hall
 1982 Split Image
Maid (as Irma Hall)
 1981 Broken Promise (TV Movie)
Williston (as Irma Hall)
 1981 Crisis at Central High (TV Movie)
Lulu Richards
 1980 Skyward (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sinclair (as Jana Hall)
 1980 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders II (TV Movie)
 1979 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (TV Movie)
Dora (as Irma Hall)
 1973 Book of Numbers
Georgia Brown (as Irma Hall)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Gcina Mhlophe's play, "Have You Seen Zandile?" at the Chicago Theatre Company in Chicago, IL. Also in cast: Gceina Mhlophe. NOTE: She won the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Actress. See more »

Alternate Names:

Irma Hall | Jana Hall


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Living in Dallas, Texas with her family, where she is the mother of two and the grandmother of four. See more »

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