Albert Hall is an Afro-American actor born in Brighton, Alabama, on 10 November 1937. He was educated at Columbia University where he graduated in 1971. After graduation, Hall made his first appearance Off-Broadway in the production The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel followed by Melvin Van Peebles Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death on Broadway. He has also been featured in many TV and film productions including as Judge Seymore Walsh on Ally McBeal and The Practice. Albert is a versatile actor with many other titles under his belt. These include TV series and films such as The Great White Hype, Devil in a Blue Dress and Rookie of the Year, Men of a Certain Age, Detroit 1-8-7, Private Practice, Outlaw, Days of Our Lives, ER, Thief, Grey's Anatomy, Sleeper Cell, Revelations and The Young and The Restless. Some of his biggest successes include Apocalypse Now in which he played the character Chief Phillips, Malcom X, and One Life to Live.