Ed Hall Biography (1931-1991)
Full name, Edward C. Hall; born January 11, 1931, in Roxbury, MA; died of cancer, July 30, 1991, in Providence, RI. Actor.
Hall appeared in more than eighty plays with the Trinity Repertory Company from 1965 to the time of his death, and was the company's first African-American member. A nominee for both the New York Drama Desk Award and the HelenHayes Award in 1988 for his performance in Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Hall performed major roles in such plays as A Christmas Carol andDriving Miss Daisy. Seen regularly in several television series, including Medical Center and Baby, I'm Back, Hall also starredin episodes of The F.B.I., Barnaby Jones, Another World, and Streets of San Francisco. Among his last appearances was in 1991's television movie Separate But Equal.
- Birth Details
- January 11, 1931
- Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States
- Death Details
- July 30, 1991
- Providence, Rhode Island, United States
- Who's Who Among Black Americans, 1992/1993, Gale, 1992, p. 582.
- Variety, August 12, 1991, p. 56.