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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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(1980-2011)
Santa Barbara Writer
(1984-1990)
Dark Shadows Writer
(1967-1971)
(1973-1975)

Filmography

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  One Life to Live (TV Series) (1 episode, 1984) (written by - 2 episodes, 2011) (head writer - 2 episodes, 1980 - 1983)
- Episode #1.1924 (2011) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1758 (2011) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3863 (1983) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 28 May 1980 (1980) ... (head writer)
 1991 Dark Shadows (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... (written by)
 1990 General Hospital (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Santa Barbara (TV Series) (writer - 134 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)
 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 - 310 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)
 1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Secrets of Stella Crozier (1963) ... (teleplay)
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (episode "Who Is Sylovia?" - as Sam M. Hall)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The 10th Muse (1958) ... (written by)
 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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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Sam M. Hall
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Trivia:

Was hired as a writer on Dark Shadows (1966) after producer Dan Curtis attended a party at the Halls' home and asked Sam to come and write for the show. His wife Grayson Hall had been acting on the show for several months at that time. See more »

Nickname:

Sammy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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